Driver Apprentice


Richfield, OH

What you'll be doing

Driver apprentice will responsible for non-driving duties such as forklift operation and working the dock. Candidate has to perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to forklift, pallet jack and hand truck. Perform pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment. Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to a tractor and trailer. Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope). Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary. Verify and complete required documentation and reports. Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed. Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as company policies and procedures. Perform other duties as required.

What your background should be

Candidate must possess a class A commercial driver license (CDL) or a CDL permit prior to entering job classification. Must possess acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR) based on hiring standards. Candidate must meet all department of transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the federal motor carrier (FMC) regulations. Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator. Basic written and verbal communication skills. Ability to lift or carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds and to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more. Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat and climb in and out of truck. Ability to follow instructions and complete required training. Ability to work independently or as a team member.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

This is most renowned and global courier delivery services company.
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