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CDL Class A Driver

DFW, TX 75215

Posted: 04/03/2023 Industry: light Industrial Job Number: 100 Pay Rate: .55 cents per mile

Job Description


Class A Truck Driver Responsibilities

  • Be able to drive and successfully operate a vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pick up loads, verify for accuracy, and deliver on time
  • Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs
  • Ensure trailer hitch is properly and securely attached to the tractor unit
  • transport goods, livestock, etc. from the place of origin to assigned destination
  • Pickup loads and organize goods in an ordered, logical manner
  • Ensure contents are properly secured and unload goods at selected destinations
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Track and report working hours
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Accurately complete paperwork
  • Load and unload various types of cargo safely
  • Drive safely in various conditions, including heavy traffic and inclement weather
  • Inspect vehicle before departure; perform basic truck maintenance when necessary
  • Follow schedule and rest when necessary
  • Be able to read maps and follow directions to a location
  • Guaranteed weekly work 
  • Regional distances with occasional longer hauls 

Job Requirements

Skills Needed to be a Class A Driver

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A drivers license required
  • 2 years proven experience with tractor trailer driving preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor trailer
  • Be able to repeatedly lift items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Drive for long periods of time safely
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Able to read maps and GPS
  • Customer service skills
  • Good knowledge of roads and direction, traffic laws, and DOT regulations
  • Pallet jack, electric lift, hand trucks and etc. experience
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Additional Information

Requirements for Being a Class A Truck Driver

  • Valid CDL Class A license
  • Possess a HAZMAT or tanker license (if applicable)
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 21-years-old
  • Clean driving record (requirements, or certain exceptions, may vary)
  • Minimum 2 year experience preferred 
  • Company phone and two fuel cards will be provided upon hiring
  • Minimum 3000 miles a week 

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Carla Putney
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