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The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer to move loaded trailers containing various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, dry goods, equipment and supply) and empty trailers to and from remote dispatch sites. All functions must be completed in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
May also be called upon to perform duties of Backhaul Driver or Delivery Driver.
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Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
We help YOU make it!
Benefits medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, strong safety culture, and much more! Benefits start day ONE, stellar local leadership, best place to work!
US Foods is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promoting from within, excellent training programs and a continuous improvement focus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform All Pre-Trip Responsibilities to Include:
Checking Route Numbers and Account Numbers for All Assigned Deliveries
Checking Customer Invoices of Product That Has Been Loaded
Moving Tractor to The Loading Dock to Attach Pre-Loaded Trailer And/or Attach 2Nd Trailer with The Dolly
Confirming Not Carrying More Than A Total Of 1,000Lbs Of Hazardous Materials and Performing Pre-Trip Safety Check Inspection of Truck and Trailer According to Department of Transportation (Dot) Regulations.
Drive Loaded Trailers to Dispatch Shuttle Sites
Switch Out Loaded Trailer with Empty Trailer. Hook Trailers Carefully Making Sure All Connections Are Correct and Return Empty Trailer to The Distribution Center in Accordance with Dot Hours of Service (Hos) Regulations
Use Electronic Time Keeping System to Log in Time at Stop Site
Check for Returns and Paperwork on Trailers Shuttling Back to The Distribution Center
May Have to Unload Products from The Truck with Hand Truck or By Hand and Place Them in The Appropriate Area at The Division
Perform All Post-Trip Responsibilities
Unloading Damaged Goods and Customer Returns and Completing Paperwork as Necessary
Performing Safety Checks on The Truck and Trailer
Fuel (As Required by The Division); Unhooking and Secure Trailer; Parking and Securing Tractor and Hand Truck
Completing Department of Transportation (Dot) Logs (Electronic or Manual as Required) And Company Vehicle Maintenance Reports (Dvir) And Reconciling These with The Appropriate Company Representative as Required
Attend All Required Company Meetings and Adhere to All Safety Practices and Company Policies
Follow Division Shift Times, Enter Days of Week and Hours, And Continue Until the Work Is Completed Within Dot Hos Rules. Some Holiday, Saturday, Sunday, And Overnight Deliveries May Be Required.
Must Satisfactorily Complete All Company Mandated Trainings and Assessments
High School Diploma/Ged Preferred
Must Be Able to Read, Write and Communicate in English As It Relates to The Job and To the Safety Regulations
Basic Math Skills (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide) Preferred for Instances When Driver May Be Called to Do Delivery Driver Job
Must Have A Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class A Issued by The State of Legal Residence with The Necessary Endorsements and Be Dot Qualified
Double Endorsement License Required(Can be offered a contingent hire, must obtain your doubles endorsement prior to starting your employment)
Minimum 1 Year Over the Road Commercial Driving Experience Required. Experience Delivering Food Products Preferred.
At Us Foods® We Help Our Customers Make It with Products and Services That Shape the Communities Where We Live and Work. We Are Passionate About Demonstrating the Same Commitment to Helping Our Employees Make It Through Continued Professional Growth Opportunities and Broad Career Path Potential. You Will Have an Impact on Our Customers by Delivering Our Meats, Produce, Frozen Goods, Groceries, Dry Goods, Equipment and Supplies to Their Drop-Off Sites.
Why Us Foods?
Our Customers' Success Goes Far Beyond Great Food. At Us Foods, We Work to Exceed Expectations and Give Our Customers the Competitive Edge They Need. At the Foundation of Those Efforts Are Our Cultural Beliefs, The Pillars That Define Our Work Ethic, Collaborative Spirit and Commitment to Service.
At Us Foods®, We Are Committed to Compensation and Benefits That Respect and Reward Our Employees for Their Dedication and Hard Work. If You Join Our Team, We Provide Flexibility and Options to Fit Every Stage of Your Career.