Truck Driver Combo

Estes Express Lines is seekig a Truck Driver Combo for our Shrewsbury location

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 seal on trailers, and conduct inspection of vehicle before, during, and after trips to determine problems that may be occurring
  • Promptly report all maintenance problems to Fleet Services and/or supervision
  • 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
  • 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 requirements 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
  • Must be able 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 70 lbs.
  • 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

EOE/Vets/Disabled

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