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This job requires a minimum of 12 months of verifiable prior experience driving/servicing the combination of a tractor unit and semi-trailer, or a 3-axle or greater straight chassis tractor with a GVWR rating of greater than 26,001 lbs. with a cargo carrying box. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Workers must be able to perform all duties with accuracy and efficiency.
Worker will drive semi tractor-trailer truck to/from specified destinations; maneuver trucks into and out of loading and unloading positions. Operator will perform duties in both on-road (paved) and off-road conditions. Worker must possess the ability to successfully operate in rough and adverse off-road conditions and ability to drive truck underneath the harvester boom safely, as insctructed by the harvester operator. Worker must possess the ability to read a map, understand directions, use GPS and successfully navigate to a specific location; complete log book; regularly climb up and down, on, into and out of tractor and trailers; complete pre-trip and post-trip inspection and paperwork on trucks and trailers; perform all preventive maintenance duties to assigned fleet vehicle, as well as assist with reactive maintenance on assigned fleet vehicle. Operator is responsible for daily, weekly and monthly surface and deep cleanings of assigned fleet vehicle, including exterior, chassis, engine area and cargo carrying box. Worker may also operate pull tractor and tillage implements; and will operate hosteling truck to jockey trailers form loading lines for filling and weighing purposes.
Employer requires that a successful applicant possess a valid Class A or B CDL, or equivalent, as a condition of employment. Workers must maintain a valid CDL and a clean driving record throughout employment and comply with applicable requirements of the United States Department of Transportation regulations. A clean driving record has no disqualifying factors under applicable law or under employer's motor vehicle insurance policy. Examples of disqualifying factors include, but are not limited to, conviction for driving under the influence, driving while impaired or the occurrence of a serious at-fault accident.
Must be able to complete, with supervisor's assistance, employer's and USDOT-mandated forms, including work, field, vehicle inspection and mileage records in English and perform basic arithmetic calculations as required.
As required by law, employer complies with all applicable laws and regulations related to motor carrier safety, including those promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation. Using the services of a third party, employer uniformly conducts a motor vehicle records check as part of the hiring process. The motor vehicle records check assesses whether the applicant has a clean driving record and whether he is legally entitled to operate commercial motor vehicles in the United States.
Worker must be able to repeatedly push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 60 lbs.; must be physically able to shovel, rake, remove produce, produce debris, soil and plant debris from equipment on a daily basis; must be able to sit for long periods of time; must be able to pressure wash out and sanitize truck beds; must be able to work in adverse weather conditions without temperature or other environmental controls; must be able to understand and comply with all company policies and procedures; must comply with all federal, state and local regulations regarding behavior, vehicle and equipment operation and safe work practices.
Use, possession, transfer, offer, sale or manufacture of marijuana and/or controlled substances strictly prohibited. All work sites are alcohol and drug free work places.
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- 53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers