Job Details

  • GENERAL SUMMARY:Responsible for on time delivery of freight between Distribution Centers, stores, and vendors.  Responsible for hauling and unloading multi-stop freight to Stores and also returning freight (as required) and rolltainers to the Distribution Center.  Responsible for safely operating the vehicle and transporting all freight, which includes interstate and intrastate deliveries.
    • $70K-$75K Starting Out Annually; Avg. Fleet Driver makes $80K annually
    • Paid RPM and Per Store (Stop)
    • 3 Loads per Week on Avg. (10-12 Stops per Load; 30-36 Stops per Week)
    • Regional Run
    • TUES-SAT Running Freight (Home SUN-MON)


    DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Transport store-delivery freight as well as store returns and backhauls over-the-road in a safe, efficient, and timely manner adhering to all Dollar General policies and state and federal regulations. 40%
    • Unload and reload freight and rolltainers at each delivery in a safe and efficient manner. 30%
      • This includes:
      • Rolling rolltainers off the trailer onto a lift gate and placing them into the backroom of the store;
      • Unloading individual boxes and/or totes as required and placing them in the backroom of the store;
      • Reloading return rolltainers and product onto the trailer and returning these items to the Distribution Center; and
      • Safely securing all freight and rolltainers at each stop before sealing the trailer.
    • Provide professional customer service to all parties including store teams, backhaul vendors, and distribution employees. 10%
    • Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations. 10%
    • Ensure operation of the vehicle is in compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations. 10%

    KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

      • Available for routine overnight travel for extended periods of time
      • Available to work any day of the week (Monday – Sunday)
      • Ability to squat, crouch and reach as needed to handle freight
      • Ability to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab numerous times each day
      • Ability to push and pull rolltainers weighing between 600 –  1,200 pounds
      • Ability to access and manually release fifth wheel lever and tandem pins, which requires horizontal pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 44 inches and pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 38 inches
      • Ability to occasionally lift, carry, or move freight weighing up to 50 pounds
      • Ability to install and remove tire chains, hook and unhook trailers, and secure freight
      • Ability to work in severe weather conditions—both heat and cold
      • May be exposed to extreme heat and cold, including dry van trailers or refrigerator freezers and coolers for extended periods of time

Qualifications

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Six months previous tractor/trailer driving experience
  • Knowledge of all applicable Department of Transportation (“DOT”) Regulations and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Meet all standards (medical, safety, etc.) required by the DOT, including any drug/alcohol test

Minimum Experience

  • 6 months current verifiable T/T experience
  • 1 year of verifiable T/T experience in the past 18 months (PREFERRED)

* Local Experience will count

* Trailers MUST be 45’ or up

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 2 in the last 3 years

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • No more than 2 in the last 3 years

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • No more than 2 jobs in the last year AND no more than 6 jobs in the last 3 years

Terminated Applicants

  • No terminations for safety
  • All others will be reviewed

Felony Convictions

  • No Felonies

Misdemeanors

  • No sexual or drug related
  • All others will be reviewed

DUI/DWI

  • None in the last 12 months
  • May have more than 1 in a lifetime

Drug Screening

  • Urine

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