- Driving Experience
- Clean Driving Record
- CDL A
- OTR Driver
Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain a logbook/e-logbook to record miles covered and hours traveled, and ensure that all necessary documentation with respect to freight is filled and submitted. Also, record damages and shortages incurred. In addition, make sure that all receipts are kept safe and secure
- Observe and comply with all traffic regulations – federal, state and local
- Inspect assigned vehicle regularly to identify and repair minor faults, and to report major mechanical breakdown to a skilled mechanic
- Assist in the loading and unloading of goods or equipment to be transported
- Communicate with the dispatcher, supervisor, or clients using wireless devices or on-board computer systems
- Ensure safe transportation and delivery of freight to designated locations
- Ensure that assigned vehicle is always neat and tidy, and carry out other regular upkeep like inflating the tires, refueling, changing oil and water, and tightening nuts and bolts
- Report any delay that may affect the timely delivery of freight to the dispatcher and client
- Report any accident incurred in the course of transporting the freight to the dispatcher or supervisor immediately
- Report any damage incurred during transportation to the supervisor or dispatcher
- Pay tolls and other necessary vehicle levies.
- Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs.
- Maintain and protect all property in excellent condition.
- Perform any other tasks and duties as assigned to support and improve the overall team operations.
- Properly licensed to drive commercial vehicles, Class A CDL.
- Minimum 2 years verifiable driving experience.
- Truck drivers are expected to be excellent communicators. He or she must be able to have the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner. They spend most of their time on the road carrying other people's’ goods, materials, or equipment. So, they must be able to maintain constant and effective communication with the dispatcher/supervisor or the owner of the goods
- Average numerical skill is also very important for driver(s) as he or she may be required to record quantity of the goods being transported
- In addition, a clean driving record in his/her previous role is imperative. So, an excellent driving skill is very essential to succeed in OTR driving.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year
- driving: 2 years (Required)