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CDL DRIVER

Company: Pilgrim's
Location: Pittsburg
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

At Pilgrim s,Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.Must be able to operate a Manual CMV.Live Haul Driver: (Mt Pleasant)Reports to the Live Haul Supervisor/Manager-Live Haul Drivers are responsible for the humane handling and transportation of live poultry from producer farm sites to the processing plant as well as the completion of related documents.Driver will use electronic logPre/post inspection for truck & trailerScale (empty weight) proceed to the farmDriver will use all necessary PPEUnbind cage hooks for the crew to load birdsSecure load by binding with cage hooksFuel each trip. Scale loadedHolding shed. Dolly down/unhook.Qualifications include:Class A CDLGood safety recordThe ability to do frequent heavy lifting with a mechanical aptitudeMust be able to bind cages with an excess of 150 pounds of torque weight on a frequent basisMust be able to complete a DOT physical and drug & alcohol screenAt least 1 year previous verifiable experience requiredPOSITION SUMMARY AND DESCRIPTION:SAFETY IS A CONDITION AND MUST BE TREATED AS SODELIVERY MUST BE CORRECT / UNDERSTAND RECORDS FOR DELIVERIESGOOD COMMUNICATION SKILLS WITH GROWERS, DISPATCHERS, SHOP AND OTHER STAFFMUST BE ABLE TO FOLLOW SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS OR GUIDELINES FOR DELIVERYSKILLS NECESSARY BUT NOT LIMITED TO:Must have good driving skills
driver will be administered a driving testDriving record
maintained as to company safety minimum requirements for employmentAt minimum one year driving experience with a tractor/trailer combination on a public roadwayMust possess knowledge of basic DOT guidelines and a basic knowledge and understanding of state and federal traffic laws as pertains to commercial drivingDriver applicant must have a working knowledge of tractor trailers or combination ofDriver applicant needs to possess driving skills that are applicable to narrow and tight conditions as well as all types of adverse weather and nighttime drivingDriver applicant must be able to pass a federal drug and alcohol test as well as DOT physical.Driver applicant must have good communication skills, must work well with others, able to follow directions given by management, dispatchers or other drivers ( drivers are key to helping new hiresDriver applicants will be trained on electronic logs and policies set forth by company drivers will be trained on pre/post as well as invoice reading for correct loading and deliver of feeds.Driver applicant needs to be able (after training) to work well with little or no supervision on the farms, must be able to work nights, days or a rotating shift as set forth by management.Mechanical breakdowns occur. Should this happen shifts can and will be altered but all shifts will follow and be in guidance with DOT rules and regulations. This type of situation can happen at any time.EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:High school graduate, GED equivalent or have a certification from an accredited school of driving that will be accepted by Fleet Safety Program for mentoring. Applicant needs to be advised we work with a living entity (chickens) this drives us to do the best job we can, however applicants need to understand job assignments can go from driving to other job duties as assigned by management. Driving for other departments that may include travel can also be a factor in this from time to time.Benefits include:Medical, dental and vision insurance401K contributionsBetter Futures Program
2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!Opportunity to grow your careerEOE/Vet/Disabled

Keywords: Pilgrim's, Longview , CDL DRIVER, Professions , Pittsburg, Texas

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