Georgia Employer CDL TRUCK DRIVER (COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE TRUCK in Lithia Springs, Georgia
Description of Essential Job Functions:REQUIRED SKILLS:Compensation & Benefits:Pay starts at $15.00 per hour and .40 mile, may also include the opportunity for overtime and an annual company bonus. Benefit plans are based on length of employment, beginning with vacation, sick leave and and holiday pay. Skills & Experience:* Possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial driver's license. * Must be 25 years of age or older. * 2 Year verifiable trucking experience. * Safe driving record and history. * Pass DOT drug test and have no prior positive tests or refusals. * Pass a company paid DOT physical. * Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.* Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.* Climb ladders to inspect loads, ensuring that cargo is secure.* Collaborate with other drivers as part of a driving team on some trips.* Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.* Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, and telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.* Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks such as adding oil, fuel, and radiator fluid, or performing minor repairs.* Perform emergency roadside repairs such as installing light bulbs and tire chains.* Place empty carts and pallets in trailers so they will be available to facilitate placement and movement of goods.* Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes.* Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.* Remove debris from loaded trailers.* Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.* Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.* Wrap goods using pads, packing paper, and containers, and secure loads to trailer walls, using straps.* Couple and uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air and electrical lines, and manipulating fifth-wheel locks.* Crank trailer landing gear up and down to safely secure vehicles.* Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.* Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.* Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.* Follow special cargo-related procedures, such as checking refrigeration systems for frozen foods or providing food and water for livestock.* Give directions to laborers who are packing goods and moving them onto trailers.* Install and remove special equipment such as tire chains.* Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.* Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.* Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.* Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.* Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.* Knowledge sets include: CDL, License, drivers."We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status."