Local Driver-Class A


Halethorpe, MD

What you'll be doing

Develop and maintain effective relationships between the company and the customer. Perform pickup and delivery service on designated assignment within standards of the WEIMS system. Properly perform task to assure safety and to prevent damage to cargo. Ensure all shipment paperwork (pro numbers, manifest, bills of lading, shipping orders, freight bills, etc.) required to move with shipments are properly completed and that appropriate paperwork accompanies each shipment when delivered. Reinforce marketing messages through daily conversations with customers. Work to understand and support targeted growth plans. Promote company identity in the marketplace as the pallet experts by wearing the professional uniform within the guidelines of companies uniform policy. Provide customers with claim free handling of freight while performing pickup and delivery service on designated assignment and within standards of the WEIMS system. Support companies claim prevention process by working with OS&D investigator at service center to report any overage, shortage or damage at time of delivery. Offer feedback or suggestions on loading practices to dock supervisors to prevent potential damage to freight during P&D operation. Apply OS&D labels (provided in driver notebook) when appropriate. Maintain safe driving record as required. Provide a positive representation of the company by demonstrating safe, responsible driving practices. Operate company vehicle in a safe manner by applying knowledge and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations such as heavy traffic, inclement weather or in tight loading dock areas. Perform pre-trip, enroute and post-trip inspections on equipment. Ensure equipment defects are reported immediately. Keep tractor interior clean and orderly. Ensure safe transport of hazardous material in compliance with federal regulations. Check for proper preparation of shipping papers and ensure papers and markings on freight agree. Ensure the vehicle is properly loaded and placarded. Promptly report all accidents involving driver or company equipment and any delays due to customers, breakdowns, weather or traffic conditions or other emergencies or any irregularities relating to pickup or delivery of freight. Submit all paperwork and documents required by federal DOT and company in a timely manner. Participate in random DOT drug testing program. Maintain security of freight and equipment.

What your background should be

Must possess a valid class A commercial driving license with no pattern of moving violations or accidents in either a personal or commercial vehicle. Must possess or be able to obtain a current DOT physical card. Must meet DOT and company requirements related to drug and alcohol testing. Must pass a company road test. Two years of applicable tractor trailer driving experience preferred. Must meet requirements of being 23 years of age or older. Must have knowledge of and comply with DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, pre-trip and post-trip inspection and maintenance and transportation of hazardous materials. Must be CDL certified with hazmat and tank endorsements. Must be able to read and write and have the mental capacity to manually complete required paperwork and reports and be able to operate a mobile communications system. Must have a desire to serve customers and support the company team at the service center. Must meet the companies minimum qualified driver requirements, as defined by the safety department. Must be able to successfully pass a post offer physical agility test, specifically designed for the tasks associated with the position.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

Concern about transportation services.
If you are interested in this position, send your resume to apply@kochdavis.com