OTR Driver (company and owner-operator)

Job Title: OTR Driver
Description: Responsible for transporting goods from one place to another using a tractor-trailer truck. Operates trucks with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds per gross vehicle weight.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Deliver goods while operating a tractor-trailer truck, sometimes over intercity routes or spanning several states.
  • Back into docks when necessary.
  • Record amount and type of cargo being delivered.
  • Drive long distances.
  • Fill up on fuel, clean truck, and wash windows.
  • Report to a dispatcher any incidents encountered on the road.
  • Monitor road conditions and watch for traffic congestion.
  • Follow all applicable traffic and FMCSR laws.
  • Inspect trailer before and after the trip, and record any defects found.
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs.
  • Keep an electronic log of activities and trip information.
  • Report serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Keep truck, and associated equipment, clean and in good working order.
  • Plan routes using maps or satellite tracking.
  • Get goods to client on time.
  • Take proper rest periods during trip.
  • Take special precautions while driving.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Class A CDL
  • At least 5 years over-the-road truck driving experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be safety-conscious at all times

 

Number of openings: 2

 

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