Local Truck Driver Job Description

Local Truck Driver Job Description

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Local truck driver provides proof of delivery as needed.

Local Truck Driver Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective local truck driver job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included local truck driver job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure vehicle is properly loaded and secured to deliver in a safe and timely manner
Securing chains across the width of a trailer to secure the product, (chains weighing from 30-45 lbs.)
Perform physical activities which include pulling, reaching, bending over, climbing, kneeling, and balancing
Securing chains to secure the product ( weighing 30-45 lbs.)
Tarp loads on trailers (weighing 30-65 lbs.)
Ensure safety of vehicle
Ensure safety and proper performance of helpers on company property, job site and in transit
Securing chains across trailer to secure the product (weighing from 30-45 lbs.)
Tarp loads on trailers (weighing from 30-65 lbs.)
Dropping and hooking/unhooking trailers

Local Truck Driver Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Local Truck Driver

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NCCCO, FMCSA, CDL

Education for Local Truck Driver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the local truck driver job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in Education, General Education, Associates, Supervision, Medical, Math, Communication, Truck Driving, Technology

Skills for Local Truck Driver

Desired skills for local truck driver include:

Department of Transportation laws and mandates
On board computer system for truck tracking and handheld delivery device for proof of delivery
Colors
Inventory
Pallet package
Product for product quality assurance
Sizes
Types
DOT regulations
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

Desired experience for local truck driver includes:

Must be able to physically and safely deliver roofing products onto roofs
Manually unload roofing material (70-100 lbs
Return completed paperwork to management at shift end, ensuring to point out any changes/discrepancies/issues
Class B license and hazmat endorsement preferred
Familiarity with LA, Orange and Ventura county and experience with utilizing a Thomas Guide
Experience with forklift - certification preferred

Local Truck Driver Examples

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Local Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a local truck driver. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for local truck driver
  • Vacuum out trenches, holding tanks, catch basins and oil/water separators
  • Off-load waste at local disposal site
  • Up-sell services at existing customer locations and generate new leads in the field
  • Work with production, sales, and customers to communicate issues with loads and delivery time
  • Operation of a Tractor and Trailer unit
  • Inspects exterior/interior vehicle components at beginning of shift for all DOT required checks prior to moving vehicle
  • Responsible for cleanliness of inside of vehicle, coordinating fueling of vehicle, reporting accidents/damage, and reporting malfunctions of vehicle to the department manager
  • Accurately completes driver trip sheets, fuel sheets, and logs (if required)
  • Follows specific routes, activities, or responds to requests from dispatch, management, dock areas, for trailer transfers -- according to trailer needs
  • Transmit and receive over two-way communication systems regarding confirmation to requests/activities
Qualifications for local truck driver
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Class B CDL
  • Ability to use a mobile hand-held compute
  • Valid Class D driver’s license required, CDL preferred
  • Must meet all DOT requirements
  • May be required to drive a tractor trailer for a period of time that will conform to FMCSA requirements
  • Ability to operate a forklift (3,000 lb
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Local Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a local truck driver. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for local truck driver
  • Correctly checking truck inventory compared to load-out report
  • Correctly check store delivery inventory compared to invoiced quantity with warehouse/backroom manager
  • Correctly check truck inventory compared to load-out report
  • Must occasionally use chains weighing 30 – 45 lbs
  • Move product between all Highland, Troy, and Pinckneyville Illinois plants
  • Move product to and from our co-packers, outsource locations, and to customers
  • Move flatbeds and vans
  • Maneuver tractor and trailer in tight quarters
  • Verify serial numbers of units with paperwork
  • Complete daily driver log
Qualifications for local truck driver
  • Experience - 2 year tractor/trailer experience
  • Must possess a valid Class A license and meet DOT Qualifications
  • 2 or more years of experience driving a commercial vehicle
  • Have a current Type 4 Instructional Permit or Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the state in which the candidate resides with all the relevant endorsements required for type of equipment being operated (HazMat to transport hazardous materials that require placarding)
  • Must have a Class B Driver's License
  • 1 or more years of CDL driving experience
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Local Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of local truck driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for local truck driver
  • Requires mixing, loading, and application of crop protection products/plant nutritionals
  • Maintains application/spray records
  • Handles and delivers agricultural inputs to customers and field application equipment
  • Assists in the unloading of bulk crop protection products and fertilizer at the facility, safely and efficiently
  • Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement or willing to obtain
  • Commercial Applicator License or willing to obtain
  • Collects empty cylinders
  • Will operate a Class B Tanker
  • Loads, secures, transports, delivers, and unloads propane to and from specified destinations and customers
  • Engages in daily interaction with customers provides exceptional customer service by supplying service information and answering inquires
Qualifications for local truck driver
  • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum
  • AZ, BZ, or DZ License
  • Two years of steel hauling experience
  • Two years of flatbed tractor trailer experience
  • Valid CDL with excellent driving history
  • 21 years of age required per FMCSA regulations (1 year driving experience required)
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Local Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a local truck driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for local truck driver
  • Driving provided semi-trucks, forklifts, and/or clamp trucks
  • Loading and unloading 8’ pallets into semi-trailers
  • Delivering semi-truck loads to the local customer multiple times per shift
  • Collaborating closely with other departments, teams, and the customer
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and organized work area and truck
  • Performing all duties as designated by supervisor/manager
  • Performing all duties in support of Sonoco’s quality and safety policies
  • Helping out other departments as needed
  • Transporting, delivering, and retrieving construction equipment
  • Operating a large commercial vehicle in safe and efficient manner
Qualifications for local truck driver
  • Must be able to drive in a wide range of environmental conditions, including, but not limited to, rain, wind, snow, freezing temperatures, hot weather
  • Must be able to operate all safety and operational functions of equipment, including, but not limited to, chaining tires, driving manual transmission vehicles
  • Manual shift driving experinece required
  • Must have Hazmat endorsements, or be able to obtain them quickly
  • Must have HAZMAT endorsement, or be able to obtain it quickly
  • Valid commercial drivers license with no infractions – Must have a current driver license with excellent driving record
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Local Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of local truck 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 local truck driver
  • Deliver hot-shot orders as needed
  • Delivering all store deliveries in a safe, efficient and productive manner with the purpose to resupply customer inventories
  • Maintaining back rooms/back stock areas in a safely accessible formation within the assigned storage area
  • Picking up and returning pallets, shells and assigned product at each delivery location
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Must be willing to train employees who may not have driving experience but must currently maintain a CDL A or CDL B license
Qualifications for local truck driver
  • Valid driving license with excellent driving record
  • Valid Driver License with excellent driving record
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License A or B (CDL A or B)
  • Ability to maintain valid DOT Driver Qualification File
  • Class A or B CDL, Hazmat and Tanker Endorsement, or obtain quickly
  • Benefits including paid time off

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