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Company: Dayton Freight Lines, Salem, IL
Job Title: P and D Driver
Date Posted: 10/17/2012
Industry: Truck Driving
Summary: City:     Salem  State:    IL
Employment Status:    Part-Time
Minimum Qualifications
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

City P&D 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 and 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.
* Responsible to accurately and completely prepare a Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. (T.E.A.M. System) Daily Pick-up and Delivery Manifest on all city/peddle runs; actual piece count is a requirement. Promptly reports any delays due to breakdowns, weather or traffic conditions or other emergencies, and/or in the event of irregularities relating to pickup or delivery of assigned cargo.
* 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 395.3) for hours of service; Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. currently operates under the provisions of the sixty (60) hour/seven (7) day rule. Complies with mandatory (CFR 49, Part 392.7) vehicle pre-trip and post-trip inspection (Vehicle Condition Report) before and after the driver accomplishes his/her city/peddle trip.
* Demonstrated ability to accurately read and understand maps, road signs, shipping papers, hazardous materials markings and labeling identification as well as to determine and affix correct placards to vehicle.
* Responsible for lifting and carrying boxes without assistance as well as to push/pull freight to position it for tight storage in trailer and identified dock areas or to position it at the end of the trailer for proper unloading.
* Maintains the cleanliness of company vehicles; takes demonstrated pride in our equipment and image of our fleet as well as personal business attire. Provides a properly completed fuel ticket to designated dispatch operations personnel at the end of daily trip duty; ensuring mileage of assigned unit is annotated on the corresponding fuel ticket.
* Ability to assist customers in preparation of shipping papers, effectively interacts and converses with both external and internal customers/company personnel to develop rapport.
* Ensures all checks, negotiable instruments and funds/moneys collected be properly accounted for and turned into dispatch personnel the same day of collection.
* Demonstrates the availability for irregular work schedules 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 Dispatcher/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.
* Ensures when making a delivery to our customers, that the delivery receipt is properly signed by the consignee after the delivery was performed. If making a delivery of damaged freight, reports the situation to designated dispatch operations personnel prior to the consignee signing the delivery receipt; proper notation(s) should be made on the delivery receipt prior to providing copy to 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 Dispatcher/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 the driver did not actually count the freight when it was unloaded. The notation S.L.C. (Shipper load and count) must be applied to the Bill of Lading if the driver did not count the freight when it was physically loaded.
* When making pick-ups, the driver must legibly sign and date the Bill of Lading.
* P&D Driver must count the freight, list and encircle the number of pieces he/she is signing for; actual recognition and signing of piece count is a requirement for the efficient transport of our customer's freight.
* Effectively utilizes load lock bars for safeguard of customer's freight, as appropriate. Checks Bill of lading for proper notations, i.e. addresses, weight class, etc.
* Demonstrated ability to properly load/unload various freight commodities in a productive, safe and claim-free manner. When picking up freight that appears to be damaged, the driver must call designated dispatch operations personnel before 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 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.
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