Truck Driver, CDL A w/Polygraph - Full Performance

Herndon, VA
Jun 19, 2017
Jul 25, 2017
Full Time
This is a full-performance position within the Truck Driver occupational specialty with positions located at the customer warehouse facility. Full-performance truck drivers are responsible for loading; driving; and unloading trucks throughout the continental United States. They must hold a Class A driver's license; with endorsements; and be capable of operating a range of vehicles to include tractor-trailers; box trucks; forklifts; and other material handling equipment. Work includes driving trucks and other vehicles according to established safety standards; loading/unloading cargo (much of which is nonstandard and may include hazardous materials); and making personal deliveries to customers in office settings. Drivers will transport a broad range of cargo that includes HAZMAT; priceless items; vehicles; and large bulk items. Positions at this level work independently for short delivery routes and with a driving partner for long-haul deliveries. They operate on roads ranging from interstate highways to undeveloped; unpaved roads and drive in environments ranging from urban locations to remote sites. Full-performance truck drivers are expected to mentor contractor entry/developmental level truck drivers.

  1. Prepares for trip:

* Receives local or nationwide trip assignment and manifest from section chief.

* Performs safety inspection of vehicle and notes any needed repairs on vehicle condition report.

* Performs routine vehicle checks and tops off oil; antifreeze; and windshield fluids as required; as well as adjusting tire pressure.

* Assists with truck loading as necessary; ensuring that material is loaded in accordance with weight distribution guidelines and limitations.

* Records travel data in driver's log.

  2. Operates truck:

* Drives truck to designated local or nationwide delivery point(s); may be accompanied by another driver.

* Provides necessary badge/access control documentation to guard at delivery point.

* Assists in identifying items requiring special handling at delivery point.

* Unloads truck using a variety of material handling equipment; as necessary; and delivers material to specific customers in office settings; professionally represents Logistics by providing excellent customer service.

* Picks up material for return delivery.

* Communicates with dispatcher via laptop computer with communication software; when driving outside of the metro Washington; D.C. area.

  3. Reloads and returns.

* Assists crew with loading backhaul cargo; ensuring that material is loaded in accordance with weight distribution guidelines and limitations.

* Confirms that material loaded onto truck corresponds with return trip manifest.

* Records travel data in driver's log.

* Completes trip accounting; using computer based reporting system.

* Perform ad hoc warehouseman duties such as loading/unloading trucks and moving materials between designated staging locations.

   Education 1. Requires a High School Diploma or GED.

2. Requires a valid CDL Class A drivers license.

3. Requires Hazardous Materials endorsement

Qualifications 1-3 years of related experience.

    Minimum Qualifications Experience: One year of truck driving experience; including long-haul driving and heavy equipment trucks over 10;000 lbs. Education: Special certifications: Class A driver's license; with endorsements. Valid DOT medical physical for operating trucks. Forklift certification.

      * Thorough knowledge of the safe operation of a range of vehicles and material handling equipment (i.e. cab-over; day cab; and conventional tractors; flatbed; lowboy; car carrier; 53 foot; and wide load trailers; cranes; military vehicles; scissor lifts; buses; etc.) within the scope of the commercial Class A driver's license; with endorsements. * Thorough knowledge of loading cargo vehicles to ensure that material is loaded in accordance with weight distribution guidelines and limitations. * Ability to obtain a thorough knowledge of customer unique policies and regulations that pertain to the secure transportation of materials. * Thorough knowledge of DOT regulations on transportation of hazardous materials. Thorough knowledge of loading dock and tractor-trailer safety procedures and requirements. * Working knowledge of Windows-based computer applications. * Ability to obtain a working understanding of the Working Capital Fund business operating structure. * Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. * Expert ability to read maps and follow directions to locate proper delivery destinations. Ability to operate a range of vehicles; including box trucks; forklifts; and other material handling equipment. * Ability to pay attention to detail to ensure that the material delivered and/or picked up matches with what is documented on the cargo manifest. * Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. * Ability to follow oral and written instructions. * Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance in accordance with customer regulations. Supervision Received and Given Received: Works independently with general supervision from first-line contractor supervisor. Given: None. Mentors contractor entry/developmental-level truck drivers. Work Environment Truck drivers may be required to work in a warehouse where they may be exposed to fumes from vehicles; noise; and dust. Truck drivers must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs and operate forklifts and other material handling equipment. Periodic use of computer terminals is required. Upon occasion; delivery of time-sensitive operational cargo may require driving in extreme weather conditions -- conditions in which other commercial truck drivers would not normally operate. Tools used in this occupation: Materials handling equipment; forklifts; pallet jacks Technology used in this occupation: basic computer applications

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