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Class A CDL Truck Driver-Distribution/Route Delive

Company: Springfield Grocer Co
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

"JOB SUMMARY OR PURPOSE:To transport and deliver freight by driving gasoline or diesel powered tractor-trailer combinations short distances and/or long distances.JOB DUTIES:Hook and unhook trailers from the tractor itself or from converter dollies, including pushing and/or pulling dollies into place and cranking lever to raise and lower landing gear on semi-trailers and/or the front support on converter dollies.Load and unload trailer, either individually or with assistance of dockworkers or driver helpers, with or without mechanical freight-handling equipment, as required.Perform frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight of varying weights.Secure all shipments by tying down or bracing cargo within trailer, as required.Inspect truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during, and after trips and submit a written report on the condition of the truck at the end of each trip or tour of duty.Check shipping papers to determine the nature of the load and to check for the presence of hazardous materials.When hazardous materials are present, check:Proper preparation of shipping papers;Agreement between information on shipping papers and markings and labeling on freight; andAscertain that the vehicle is properly placarded.Drive truck to destination and/or destinations in accordance with federal regulations, normally in periods of up to 11 hours of total drive time, and 14 hours of total on-duty time followed by an off-duty period of at least ten consecutive hours.Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading dock areas.Ensure that all shipping documentation (e.g., manifest, security seal sheet, bills of lading, shipping orders, or freight bills, etc.) required to move with shipments is available for inspection and that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipment when delivered.Maintain records required for compliance with state and federal regulations including drivers logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records, and other records required by law.Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures, and comply with all federal, state, and local regulations for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle.Report all accidents involving driver or company equipment. Report highway safety hazards noted en route.Properly report any delays due to breakdowns, weather or traffic conditions or other emergencies, or in the event of irregularities relating to pickup or delivery of cargo.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:Must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License.Must have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (typically four points or less against license).Must have previous tractor-trailer driving experience (typically two years).Must have the ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical calculations with general mental ability to handle receipts, read maps, road signs, maintain logs, responsibly handle customer payments, etc.Must have good oral communication skills.Must be able to follow instructions and take directions via phone or through company onboard electronic log device (Xata).Must have working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.Must have knowledge of DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, inspection and maintenance, and transportation of hazardous materials as needed.Must meet or exceed the medical standards of the U.S. Dept. of Transportation.Must satisfactorily pass a drug test.Must satisfactorily pass an alcohol test (if applicable).PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Must be able to sit and remain alert while driving for an aggregate period of up to 11 hours total drive time, or 14 hours total on-duty time.Must be able to shift manual transmission and operate foot pedals.Must be able to perform frequent squatting to handle, position and secure freight.Must be able to perform frequent crouching to handle, position and secure freight.Must be able to enter and exit the vehicles cab as many as 45 times a day or more. Cab floor level is generally from 36 to 66 inches above ground level, with entry and exit achieved with the assistance of varying configurations of steps and handholds; also requires frequent bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, crouching, and balancing.Must be able to perform frequent pushing of freight weighing up to 250 pounds on a dolly or cart as well as occasional pushing of freight weighing more than 90 pounds with or without a mechanical aid.Must be able to perform frequent pulling of freight weighing up to 250 pounds on a dolly or cart as well as occasional pulling of freight weighing more than 90 pounds with or without a mechanical aid.Must be able to frequently perform carrying freight weighing up to 90 pounds of varying size and shape a distance of at least one foot but usually no more than 50 feet.Must be able to frequently reach for freight at waist level and frequently reach for freight above shoulder height or below waist level.Must be able to occasionally reach above shoulder level, at waist level, and below waist level for maneuvering and directing the controls to operate the truck.Must be able to frequently load and unload full trailers of freight weighing as much as 40,000 pounds. This could involve moving 90 pound containers to and from floor level to carts, stacks, conveyors, or platforms, over four feet high. This type of activity could precede or follow as much as 11 hours of driving.Must be able to spend at least 90% of the day standing and walking on surfaces such as concrete, wood, dirt, gravel, and metal, and sometimes on slippery and wet surfaces.Must be able to hook/unhook various commercial vehicle combinations, manually lower and raise landing gear, operate the fifth wheel release lever, lock and release pintle-hooks, attach and release safety chains, open and close cargo doors, climb into and out of vehicles, fuel vehicles and check engine oil and coolant levels.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Drivers may spend 80% of time out-of-doors, exposed to potentially difficult environmental conditions.Drivers may be subject to irregular work schedules, temperature and weather extremes, long trips, overnight assignments, short notice for assignment for a trip, tight delivery schedules, delays en route and other stresses and fatigue related to driving a large commercial motor vehicle on crowded streets and highways in all kinds of weather including icy conditions.Drivers typically spend 40% of on duty time in the truck. While driving, operators are exposed to noise and vibration levels, which may be higher than those typically experienced in passenger cars."Brand: Springfield Grocer CoAddress: SGC Foodservice Tulsa, OK - 74116Property Description: 1-D -Tulsa, OK -DomicileProperty Number: 1-D

Keywords: Springfield Grocer Co, Tulsa , Class A CDL Truck Driver-Distribution/Route Delive, Professions , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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