Estes Express Lines Local Driver - Pick up and Delivery Driver in Avoca, Iowa

5949BR

Posting Title:

Local Driver - Pick up and Delivery Driver

Location:

Avoca IA

Job Summary:

  • Will operate tractor/trailer in the transportation of freight in accordance with Company, Federal, State and Local laws with regard to run times and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations

  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe working conditions of the tractor and trailer prior to each trip and at the end of each trip

  • Check gauges and visual indicators for malfunctions, ensure lock on trailers and conduct inspection of vehicle before and during trips to determine problems that may be occurring

  • Promptly report all problems to Fleet Services and/or supervision

  • May be required to work the dock to include loading and unloading freight

  • Must adhere to all FMCSA requirements of those holding a Commercial drivers license

  • May be required to use in-cab technology, to include electronic logs

  • Will be allowed / needed to run over-the-road on occasion, as dictated by business needs

  • Regular attendance is required

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • 21 years of age required per FMCSA regulations (2 years driving experience preferred)

  • Class A Commercial Driver's License

  • HazMat, Tanker and Doubles endorsements required (LCV requirement may apply)

  • May be required to drive a tractor trailer for a period of time that will conform to FMCSA requirements

  • Stable employment history

  • Provide exceptional customer service

  • Ability to operate a forklift (3,000 lb. vehicle) or previous forklift certification

  • Ability to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs

  • Physical activities include: standing, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.

  • Must be capable of dropping/hooking and coupling trailers which involves cranking landing gear, pulling 5th wheel pin and maneuvering dolly which takes approximately 65 lbs. of pressure

  • Must be able to provide an acceptable MVR Must be familiar with state motor vehicle laws and FMCSA rules and regulations

  • Must pass a FMCSA required medical exam

  • Must pass a road test

  • Ability to meet the FMCSA's requirements to speak and read English

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70lbs

  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Auto req ID:

5949BR

State:

Iowa

Company:

Estes Express Lines

Job Category:

Transportation

Employment Type:

Full-Time

City:

Avoca

Equal Employment Opportunity:

EOE/Vets/Disabled