Experienced Class A CDL Delivery Truck Driver
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US Foods® helps our customers make it with products and services that shape the communities where we live and work. Opportunities in our company abound for skilled, forward-thinking employees. We are currently hiring a Class A CDL Delivery Driver.
The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer and manually unload, using a hand truck or two-wheeler on metal truck ramps, various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, groceries, dry goods, equipment and supplies) to customer drop-off sites while providing excellent customer service. After that you will return the empty trailer to the distribution center. All functions must be completed in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. You may also be called upon to do duties of Backhaul or Shuttle Driver.
• High school diploma or GED preferred.
• Minimum 6 months commercial driving (Class A CDL) experience or 3 months foodservice or food and beverage delivery (Class A CDL) experience required.
• Experience delivering food products preferred.
• Must have a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) issued by the state of legal residence with the necessary endorsements and be DOT qualified.
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Must successfully complete the DOT written examination for drivers. • Must pass a controlled substance abuse screening test.
• No more than 2 convictions in the past 2 year period for traffic violations. No more than one of these may be a serious (as defined by DOT) violation or result of an accident-company or private vehicle.
• No DUI convictions within past 3 years, regardless of type of vehicle operated.
• No driver's license suspension within past 3 years (insurance and overweight tickets are excluded).
• No termination by previous employer for failure to comply with safety regulations or for accident involvement within the past 3 years.
Perform all pre-trip responsibilities, including:
• Obtaining and reviewing driver itinerary.
• Checking route numbers and account numbers for assigned deliveries.
• Counting items and checking customer invoices of products that have been loaded.
• Moving tractors to the loading dock to attach the preloaded trailers.
• Completing required trailer temperature checks and performing pre-trip safety check inspections of trucks and trailers according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
• Driving to and delivering customer orders to meet the scheduled customer times and maintain adequate productivity rate to meet delivery schedules.
• Using electronic time-keeping system to log in time at customer site.
• Visually surveying customer's site during the approach to determine hazards.
• Unloading products from the trailer with a hand truck or by hand and place items in designated customer storage areas.
• Verifying delivery of correct items with customer and obtaining proper signatures.
• Collecting money (cash or checks) where required.
• Contacting division management for authorization of invoice discrepancies and communicating all errors and returns.
• Driving backhauls, which requires picking up product from vendors and bring back to the warehouse for receiving while staying within DOT Hours of Service (HOS) regulations.
• Returning tractor and trailer to division when route is completed.
Perform all post-trip responsibilities, including:
• Unloading damaged goods and customer returns and completing necessary paperwork.
• Performing safety checks on the truck and trailer. Unhooking and securing the trailer.
• Fueling (as required by the division).
• Parking and securing the tractor and hand truck.
• Completing DOT logs (electronic or manual as required) and company vehicle maintenance reports (DVIR) and reconciling these with the appropriate company representative as required.
•Attending all required company meetings and adhering to all safety practices and company policies.
• Following distribution center shift times and continuing until the work is completed within DOT HOS regulations. Some Holiday, Saturday, Sunday, and overnight deliveries may be required.
• Must satisfactorily complete all company mandated trainings and assessments including the US Foods' Driver Onboarding program.
• Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.
• Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
• Must have the ability to work with money collected from customers to ensure the amount collected matches the invoiced amount.
• Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, POD, and tools used to perform the job.
• Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position.
• Must know/have ability to learn material safety data sheet information regarding all material used within the scope of the work.
• Must be able to perform coupling procedures for the tractor/trailer.
• Must have excellent customer service skills.
• Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions, including applying tire chains if needed.
• Must adhere to all safety practices and company policies.
US Foods has been in business for more than 150 years, spanning five generations, building on a legacy that began with delivering supplies on wagon trains to the Western Frontier. Today, we’re a publicly traded Fortune 150 company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and inside our doors you’ll find us developing leading-edge solutions to help our customers’ operations flourish.
*Meet our hiring managers in person on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 from 9AM TO 5PM. Fill out the Apply Form to receive the address.*
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