Dayton Freight Lines, Salem, IL
Job Title: Transportation Driver
City: Salem State: IL
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Employment Status: Full-Time
Average Hours per Week: varies
23 years of age
At least 1 year Commercial Driving Experience
Valid Class A CDL with Hazardous Materials Endorsement
Less than 2 Moving Violations in the past 3 years
Valid DOT Physical/Medical Card
No D.U.I. in the past 3 years
No Citation or Conviction for Reckless Operation in the past 3 years
No Felony in the past 7 years
Transportation Drivers must present minimum credentials to the Service Center Manager, before time of employment to include: tractor/trailer qualifications, valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with an endorsement of Hazardous Material, for the continued safe operations of Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. equipment.
* The driver must retain these documents with him/her at all times while on and/or available for duty.
* Ensures that the Transportation Driver's trip documents are filled out completely and accurately during and after every trip, and turned into designated dispatch operations personnel at home domicile.
* Maintains and completes Driver's Record of Duty Status (driver's log book) accurately and timely as well as sign-in/sign-out logs, in accordance with Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. rules and regulations.
* Participates in Controlled Substance Testing Program, which meets minimum Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for Pre-Employment, Random, Reasonable Cause and Post-Accident testing.
* Complies with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (CFR 49, Part 395.36) for hours of service; Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. currently operates under the provisions of the sixty (60) hour/seven (7) day rules. Complies with mandatory (CFR 49, Part 392.7) vehicle pre-trip inspection (Vehicle Condition Report) before and after the driver accomplishes his/her line haul dispatch.
* Demonstrates ability to accurately read and understand maps, road signs, shipping papers, hazardous materials markings and labeling identification as well as to determine and properly affix correct placards to vehicle.
* Works closely with?Transportation Coordinators/Operations Supervisors in the implementation of line haul schedules to ensure consistent attainment of on-time service performance requirements.
* Provides a properly completed fuel ticket to designated dispatch operations personnel at the end of the trip duty; ensuring mileage of assigned unit is annotated on the corresponding fuel ticket.
* Availability for irregular work schedules, extended trips away from home domicile and for alternating work shifts/assignments. Adheres to the operational procedures and guidelines contained in the Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. Driver/Dockworker Manual.
* Reports all accidents and/or injuries immediately to the?Transportation Coordinator/Operations supervisor on duty; instructions and required records along with the proper procedures for the safeguard of personnel, equipment, and cargo will be provided at that time.
* Maintains the cleanliness of our company vehicles; takes demonstrated pride in our equipment and the image or our fleet as well as personal business attire.
* Ability to effectively interact and converse with customers and company personnel.
* Ensures while making a?Transportation delivery to our customers, that the delivery receipt is signed by the consignee after the delivery was performed. If making a delivery of damaged freight, reports the situation to the?Transportation Coordinator/Operations Supervisor prior to the consignee signing the delivery receipt; proper notation(s) should be made on the delivery receipt prior to providing a copy to the customer.
* When a shortage is noted, the consignee is required to note how many pieces were received, and what specific material is missing from the freight bill/purchase order.
* Never automatically deliver an overage; only with the specific approval of the designated?Transportation Coordinator/Operations Supervisor, may such a delivery procedure be exercised.
* When picking up delivery receipts off spotted equipment, the notation C.L.C. (Consignee load and count) must be applied on the delivery receipt if they driver did not actually count the freight when it was unloaded. The notation of S.L.C. (Shipper load and count) must be applied on the Bill of Lading if the driver did not count the freight when it was physically loaded.
* Ability to load/unload various freight commodities in a productive, safe, and claim-free manner. When making a?Transportation pick-up, the driver must legibly sign and date the Bill of Lading.
* Transportation Driver must count the freight, list and encircle the number of pieces he/she is signing for; actual recognition and signing for piece count is a requirement for the efficient transport of our customer's freight.
* When picking up freight that appears damaged, the?Transportation Driver must call the designated dispatch operations personnel on duty before signing for or loading the freight. If instructed to accept the freight, the driver must make a notation on the Bill of Lading what specific part(s) of the freight is(are) visibly damaged.
* Responsible to actively participate in company-sponsored training programs as well as our TQM Continuous Improvement Process; is persistent in our collective commitment to quality and excellence.
* It is every employee's duty to participate in the company's goal of satisfying our customers economically. Therefore, all employee's may be called upon to perform tasks not specifically listed in their job description. The job description is not deemed to be all inclusive, nor are the expectations of the job limited to the tasks listed in it.