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Harvest Food Distributors

Class A Drivers Wanted

Posted 3 Weeks Ago

Harvest Food Distributors

Portland, OR

Job Details

Salary Info-
Home Time-
Age of Fleet-
Trailer TypeReefer
Employment TypeCompany Driver
Route TypeLocal

Description

Class A Drivers! 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Deliver product within assigned route schedule and time windows.  Immediately inform management team of any deviations. 
  • Unload product from trailer, by hand or using hand cart/pallet jack, and place in designated customer storage areas.  May include transporting product down ramps, stairs, or docks, in all weather conditions. 
  • Frequently lift, push, or move product that weighs 1-75 pounds, up to 100 pounds; frequently reach up to 72” to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart; constantly bend and twist while loading and unloading product, and retrieving items from trailer.
  • Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures.  Contact management for authorization when discrepancies on invoice and communicate all errors/returns.
  • Collect money (cash or checks) where required, and turn in all funds collected daily.
  • Pickup, load and unload damaged goods and customer returns, and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip responsibilities in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Harvest policies and procedures.
  • Perform coupling/un-coupling procedures for the tractor/trailer as needed.
  • Complete Department of Transportation (DOT) logs (electronic or manual as required), company vehicle maintenance reports and reconcile with appropriate company representative as required.
  • Follow Harvest preferred work methods at all times, and immediately advise supervisor of any unsafe conditions.
  • Maintain and safely operate all assigned equipment, including but not limited to hand cart, pallets jacks, and personal protective equipment. 
  • Maintain sanitary conditions in tractor and trailer and assist with maintaining sanitary conditions in the warehouse and yard.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: 

  • Frequently lift, push or move product that weighs from 1 up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit and remain alert while driving through a shift.
  • Must be able to enter and exit the vehicles cab many times a day (cab floor level 36 to 66 inches above ground level).
  • Frequently reach up to 72 inches to stack and unstack pallets and hand card.
  • Constantly bend, twist, climbing, squatting crouching and balancing while loading and unload product and retrieving items from trailer.
  • Transport product down ramps, stairs, or docks in all weather conditions.

Requirements: 

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
  • 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 pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check)
  • Must be able to work a varied schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
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Driver Requirements

Experience Required1 year
Licence RequiredClass A
Endorsements Required-
Team/SoloSolo
DUI/DWINone in the last 5 years
Moving Violations Last 3 YearsMax of 2
Preventable Accidents Last 3 YearsNone
Lease PurchaseNo

Benefits

Insurance
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
Savings
  • Retirement Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Stock Options