Local Truck Driver CDL A Route Delivery (201621)

Full Time
Shelbyville,IN
Posted 2 weeks ago

Local Truck Driver CDL A Route Delivery
Shelbyville, IN

*Home Daily*/*Dedicated Account*/*Great Benefits*

**$1,000 sign-on Bonus: $500 paid after 1st load, $500 paid after 30 days**

Nationwide trucking company is hiring local CDL A drivers within 60 miles of Shelbyville, IN to service one of its nationwide retail accounts. Become a dedicated driver and start enjoying consistent freight and job security making deliveries for a single customer.

Compensation

Average annual salary $65,000-$70,000 per year which includes:

  • Activity based pay (mileage, stops, unload, breakdown, detention)
  • Typical work 10-14 hours per day
  • Paid Training for 1-3 days, or more as needed
  • $1,000 sign-on Bonus: $500 paid after 1st load, $500 paid after 30 days
  • Weekly paychecks

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life
  • PTO (Personal and Vacation Days)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities

Work Schedule

  • Work 5 days per week with 2 consecutive days off per week.
  • Some weekends and some Holidays included
  • Start times vary, typically between 9:00 pm-4:00 am, depending on route
  • Make 2-5 stop per day, driver unload using pallet jack and/or hand cart
  • Deliver dry and refrigerated groceries to Kroger stores in OH, IN & IL

Responsibilities

  • Route delivery, driver unload using pallet jack and/or 2-wheel hand cart
  • Touch freight, pallet and/or case delivery into warehouse and/or store coolers, freezers, etc.
  • Drive CDL A day cabs with 53′ trailers to transport materials and equipment to specific route destinations
  • Secure pallets using straps. Strap and unstrap at each delivery.
  • Document pre-trip and post-trip inspections
  • Manage hours of service (HOS) and ensure DOT compliance
  • Use of keys, alarm codes, tablets, etc. for overnight deliveries
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Checking mechanical aspects of the vehicle
  • Reporting maintenance/repair issues on tractors and trailers

Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have 3 months of verifiable CDL A tractor-trailer experience
  • No restrictions acceptable
  • Prior local route delivery touch freight, route delivery experience highly preferred
  • Current DOT Medical Card and be able to pass pre-employment DOT drug and criminal background screen
  • Hold a valid Class A Commercial Driver´s License, with air brakes endorsement and you must be able to drive a manual transmission
  • Familiar with Samsara systems a plus but will train
  • Be in excellent physical condition and be able to stand, sit, kneel, bend, lift, push, pull for extended periods and have normal use of senses
  • Able to work in all types of environments and under difficult conditions; hot, cold, dust, indoors, outdoors
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand English
  • Must pass pre-hire drug screen and physical
  • Be able to lift, push, pull 65 pounds with no assistance

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