CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

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CDL driver (commercial driver's license) driver provides complete load information, including routing and directions to ensure drivers are fully prepared for work assignments. Ensures safe and timely loading and unloading products.

CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Verifies receipt of correct order with the customer by checking product type and size against the provided invoice, obtains customer signature and payment if necessary, for goods received
Ensure safe and timely loading and unloading products
Ensure proper loading and unloading of non-hazardous waste (i.e., drums are properly segregated and loaded)
Must be able to physically and safely deliver products onto roofs
Drives water truck to fill sites, , water tower
Attaches water truck hose to portable tank rented by clients
Assisting Lifestyle 360 Director with programming as needed
Coordinating the route and driving the company vehicle (car or bus) to Resident Activities
Performing light office, answering incoming calls or in person inquiries to setup Resident's travel
Assisting in event coordination for Independent Living Activities including set up and tear down and working the events

CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DOT, D.O.T, CPR, HSE

Education for CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the CDL driver (commercial driver's license) driver job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in General Education, Education, Medical, Business, Math, Communication, Graduate, Technology, Truck Driving

Skills for CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver

Desired skills for CDL driver (commercial driver's license) driver include:

Truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections
Construction equipment and safe driving procedures
Department of Transportation regulations
DOT regulations
Product
PC for Windows
Precautions needed if exposed to H2S
Local major and minor roadways and the ability to effectively use maps and directions for efficient delivery routing
Congested city zones and in small areas
Operating safely within high traffic

Desired experience for CDL driver (commercial driver's license) driver includes:

1 year of CDL driving experience required
DOT Drug and alcohol screenings, Random screen for program compliance
Moffet, Skelly or Air Brake experience a plus!
A valid Class B commercial driver's license with HAZMAT endorsement and Air Brake experience
Moffet and/or Skelly experience a plus!
Clean driving record with a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with hazmat, tanker, and air brake endorsements (or the ability to quickly obtain stated licenses or required endorsements)

CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Examples

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CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CDL driver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for CDL driver
  • Assists with the scheduling, loading and unloading of deliveries
  • Checks items assembled to make certain the proper items are being delivered as per the sales ticket
  • Knowledge of electrical goods is important and the truck driver is expected to acquire this knowledge for positive identification of delivered items
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations, particularly the hazards encountered with driving a truck
  • Understands and abides by the Federal Highway Administration Rules and Regulations for Interstate drivers where applicable
  • Practices proper safety measures to protect company property and personnel
  • Monitors maintenance schedules for delivery trucks
  • CDL License is required for this position
  • Moffit experience a plus
  • Drive shuttle tractor during assigned shift
Qualifications for CDL driver
  • Experience working with seniors is a plus
  • CDL with C class with passenger endorcement required
  • Must be able to pass a driver’s background check
  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 30 lbs
  • A valid Class A or B commercial driver's license with HAZMAT endorsement
  • One year experience driving a vehicle requiring a CDL with passenger endorsement preferred
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CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CDL driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for CDL driver
  • Driver will deliver materials to and from customers safely while staying in compliance with laws by the Department of Transportation
  • Driver will drive trucks around the yard to remove waste material
  • Driver will be responsible for inspecting the vehicle both before and after the trip
  • Driver will be responsible for all paperwork corresponding to the vehicle and logging trips as needed
  • Driver will be required for verifying scheduled maintenance for the vehicle
  • Driver will be responsible for keeping the vehicle clean
  • Operating a Flatbed truck
  • Drive within 100 mile radius of Knoxville
  • Deliver shipments to customers
  • Load/ unload shipments
Qualifications for CDL driver
  • Moffet or Skelly experience a plus!
  • Air Break Experience required
  • CDL with B class with passenger endorcement preferred
  • Complete a DOT physical examination prior to employment and every following two years for as long as you drive a company vehicle
  • Requires a current state driver's license
  • Current Class B license, Class A preferred
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CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of CDL driver. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CDL driver
  • Fasten chain or binders to secure load on trailer during transit
  • Assist in loading and unloading truck
  • Service truck with oil, fuel, and radiator fluid to maintain truck-trailer
  • Assist with billing and JSA’s in the field
  • Provides proper care and maintenance of all tools, trucks, trailers, and FSR/PPE trailers
  • Complies with all Hours of Service Regulations
  • Drives water truck/vacuum truck to rig sites in a safe manner
  • Assist with set up and tear down of special events as needed
  • Review/confirm daily transportation schedule
  • Drive truck to designated location then loads and unloads supplies and equipment as directed by bill of ladings and customer orders
Qualifications for CDL driver
  • HAZMAT endorsement not required
  • Possess the ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of the workforce (both internal and external), with the general public
  • Must be able to climb in and out of a truck multiple times per shift
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Must have the ability to lift over shoulder height frequently
  • Pre employment screenings
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CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a CDL driver. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CDL driver
  • Drive truck to destination
  • Set-ups and knockdowns of units
  • Maintain all paperwork, ensuring customer signatures are collected, and daily logs are complete and handed to the dispatcher
  • Maintain constant contact with the dispatcher to receive pickup and/or delivery instructions, and keep them informed of any safety issues
  • Inspect truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water to ensure road worthiness
  • Deliver, relocate and remove units from job sites, hauling all products from storage containers to wide-loads
  • Install tie downs when ordered
  • We like safety
  • You’ll enjoy a variety of work and we all chip in together – driving to stores and warehouses to deliver our yummy products at locations where needed
  • You’ll appreciate that our customers can’t wait to get their hands on our snacks
Qualifications for CDL driver
  • 100% ability to stay focused on surrounding hazards at all times while performing job requirements in extremely hazardous work environments
  • Minimum of Class B CDL
  • Valid driver's license with required endorsements (Class C)
  • No more than 2 convictions in the past 2 year period for moving traffic violations
  • Have not had driver's license suspended for traffic violations within the past 7 years
  • No more than 3 OOS (Out of Service) violations related to roadside inspections where the driver is responsible (as defined by DOT) in the last 2 years
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CDL Driver (Commercial Driver's License) Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CDL driver. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CDL driver
  • Labor intensive, lifting, loading and unloading up to 45 pounds
  • Average 15 to 20 stops per day
  • Perform required pre-trip, during and post-trip vehicle inspections and provide required reports
  • Maintain all required certifications required by the D.O.T, OSHA and company safety programs
  • Communicate information essential to accurate receipt and shipment of material
  • Identify road signage and assess road conditions and discern implication for safe operation of vehicle
  • Responsible for communicating with District Service Manager to coordinate paperwork for delivery of equipment to customer
  • Pre and Post Trip Inspection of Delivery Truck
  • Timely delivery with numerous stops
  • Transports residents, staff and visitors on scheduled, and unscheduled appointments
Qualifications for CDL driver
  • Fairly clean MVR
  • Commercial Driver's License Class B or Class A preferred
  • CDL with B class with passenger endorsement required
  • Oversee a crew to locate utilities
  • 2 years’ local food delivery experience
  • Pallet breakdown

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