Experienced Class A CDL Delivery Truck Driver

Manassas, VA

Job status
Full time
Job description
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.
Education requirements
• High school diploma or GED preferred.
Experience requirements
• 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.
Qualifications
• 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.
Responsibilities
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.

Other responsibilities:
•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.
Skills
• 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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