Heavy Haul Driver needed in Fort Worth, TX :: AllTruckJobs.com
Fort Worth, TX

Truck Driver in Fort Worth, TX - Local

 
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Heavy Haul Driver needed in Fort Worth, TX

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/FUNCTIONS/TASKS:

  • Operates tractor-trailer unit to one or more destinations in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with all regulations at all times 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
  • Adheres to all safety standard and policies
  • Ensures safe loading, handling and transportation of materials and cargo
  • Must maneuver vehicle safely in difficult situations
  • Duties include loading/unloading freight
  • Responsible for understanding and following all state and local permit routes and rules
  • Comprehend and comply with oversize permits
  • Responsible for investigating, managing and implementing proper blocking, bracing and strapping of shipment
  • Properly and timely tracks and documents activity log
  • Reports any issues or incidents to dispatch or Supervisor immediately
  • Checks gauges and visual indicators for malfunctions
  • Inspects vehicle regularly before and after each trip addressing or reporting issues
  • Read and comprehend documents such as bill of lading, schedule and dispatch documentation to include required equipment, pickup/delivery locations and time, and any shipper/consignee requirements
  • Must verify unit numbers versus paperwork given and report discrepancies
  • Ensures security and protection of equipment and loads to include any and all load security required
  • On-time and accurate completion of paperwork or logs as required
  • Must maintain clean vehicle and good housekeeping standards
  • May be required to use technology to include electronic logs and other items
  • Provide professional and courteous service to customers and general public
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are required
  • Operates safely in all conditions
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Follows policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
  • Valid CDL and DOT physical/medical card required. Must be qualified by a DOT Certified Physician
  • Subject To Regulatory Alcohol & Drug Testing, which includes testing for marijuana, PCP, amphetamines, cocaine & opioids. Must be qualified by a DOT Certified Drug Testing facility
  • Minimum of 5 years CDL licensed driving experience required and may be required to pass road test
  • Must provide copy of motor vehicle record driver abstract with endorsements issued within 30 days and have acceptable MVR
  • Valid TWIC card or the ability to obtain and maintain a valid TWIC card
  • Knowledge of state weight allowances
  • Knowledge of state laws for oversize loads and pilot car requirements by state
  • Experience with driving technology and logs preferred
  • Travel and work performed outdoors
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with appropriate equipment or assistance
  • Customer contact and prior experience preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Must respond well to questions and have 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
  • Sharp attention to detail including accurate data and numbers
  • Ability to organize/prioritize work in order to productively and efficiently meet deadlines
  • Professional presence with the ability to diffuse difficult situations and problem solve effective solutions
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment
  • Experience with standard Microsoft Office and transportation related technology
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner
  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities
  • Ability to operate forklift with appropriate training. Valid forklift license,certification or training preferred
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

BENEFITS:

  • Generous competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx plans
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurances
  • 401(k) plan with Employer Match
  • Voluntary Term Life/AD&D
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Direct Deposit
  • Annual Reviews

This position requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A and at least five (5) years of verifiable DOT regulated trucking experience preferably with heavy haul experience. Responsible for meeting and maintaining the company's minimum requirements and ensuring compliance with all permitting and regulations. This position will safely and efficiently operate a tractor-trailer to designated locations and operate equipment as necessary for loading/unloading.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Jillamy Transportation's Benefits

General Perks

Paid Orientation
Types of Runs
Local, Regional

Benefits

Cost Driver Benefits
Cost Family Benefits
Medical
Dental
Vision
Retirement

Bonuses

Loading/Unloading
Tarp Pay

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