Class A Driver - Truck Driver Lynwood, CA

Class A Driver - Truck Driver

Full Time • Lynwood, CA

CLASS A DRIVER - TRUCK DRIVER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Summary

As a valued member of our team, you would collect and transport aggregate materials such as rock and sand to the Company’s plants as directed, ensuring full compliance with Company policies and procedures and with Federal, State and Local government laws and regulations. Our company participates in a program run through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) named DL-170, which allows us to train drivers and issue a Commercial Driver License (CDL). Any hired candidate will start out at our training rate of pay until they successfully graduate from training. We pay for previous driving experience and on average, our drivers last year made $57,900 - 59,400. Our family-owned company offers highly competitive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as a 401k plan, flexible spending account program, paid time off and holiday pay. 

 

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Checks the plant telephone recording to ascertain work assignments and plant reporting times on a daily basis.
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle operational and safety checks on a daily basis.
  • Enters work locations into GPS to ensure most accurate and time effective routes.
  • Drives to assigned quarry to pick up aggregate materials as required.
  • Pulls up next to ground storage to get vehicle loads, and to scale house to sign load tickets.
  • Visually inspects trailers to check for the appropriate levels aggregates have been loaded onto them.
  • Delivers assigned loads of aggregates to designated Company’s plants.
  • Places his/her vehicle over a grizzly and manually operates valves to offload aggregates at assigned plants.
  • Continuously checks to ensure the smooth offloading of aggregates at designated area.
  • Complies with instructions provided by customer’s yard or other personnel.
  • Collects and takes back to the plant any documentation on materials received and delivered.
  • Repeats loading and offloading process as required, subject to assigned work schedule.
  • Enters trips’ starting and ending times and meal breaks taken on driver’s log.
  • Complies with state and federal vehicle codes and regulations, as well as Safety regulations.
  • Communicates with appropriate personnel on any issues via cell phone.
  • Reports and job-related accidents and/or injuries to designated plant and Corporate personnel.
  • Washes off assigned vehicle at designated plant location
  • Promptly reports any vehicle malfunctions from safety and operational standpoint
  • Maintains accurate work and driving records
  • Maintains a clean vehicle, always cleaning it while on duty, on company time
  • Attends Safety and other training meetings as required

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Adapts to changes in the work environment, accepts criticism and feedback. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation and takes responsibility for own actions.

Schedules time off in advance, begins working on time, keeps absences within guidelines, and arrives to work assignments on time.

Expresses ideas and thoughts both verbally and in written form, exhibits good listening skills and comprehension, responds well to questions, writes clearly and informatively. Presents accurate numerical data effectively.

Treats others with respect and courtesy, gives and welcomes feedback, inspires the trust of others, exhibits tact and consideration, displays positive outlook and pleasant demeanor, offers assistance and support to co-workers, works cooperatively in group situations. Engages consistently in professional behavior.

Within specified functional area of authority, is personally accountable to understand and ensure regulatory and policy compliance with state and federal driving and safety requirements in accordance with his/her respective job duties and responsibilities.

Attends required safety meetings, follows the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) and reports unsafe conditions, operates and keeps vehicle in safe condition.

Maintains clean, functional vehicle, ability to meet daily deadlines.

- Candidates will need to register themselves through the federal Clearinghouse in order to move through the entire hiring process.

 

Education/Experience

-California Class A permit with doubles/triples endorsements

-The ability to undergo and complete our Company’s driver training program

-The ability to drive a manual 10-speed transmission truck

*Experience as a Class A driver is preferred but not required*

 

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract as well as to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

 

Reasoning Ability

Uses critical thinking skills to interpret information furnished in written, oral or schedule form. Makes sound decisions based on available information and evaluates situations and requirements to plan and adjust work accordingly.

 

Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision; able to make decisions about the severity of variable situations and evaluate the most appropriate response; able to make appropriate decisions related to environmental conditions and customer requests.

 

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations

California Class A permit with doubles/triples endorsements. Candidate cannot have any DUI/DWI convictions within the past 5 years.

*Candidates that get called in for a face-to-face interview will need to provide a K-4 DMV printout*

Our company participates in a program run through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) named DL-170, which allows us to train drivers and issue a Commercial Driver License (CDL). 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Aggregate Driver:

  • - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • - The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • - The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk or hear.
  • - The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • - Individual must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Cement Powder Driver:

  • - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • - The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • - The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk or hear.
  • - The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, including lifting and pulling material hoses up to 10 feet.
  • - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • - Individual must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, hazardous chemicals, outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock and elevated noise levels. Employee must wear required personal protective equipment; up to and including safety vest, hard hat, ear protection, gloves and safety glasses.

 

CEMAK Trucking, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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