Over The Road Truck Driver

  • Powers Transport LLC
  • 1131 Main St, Clinton, ME 04927, USA
  • 07/28/2021
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Job description

We are looking for an experienced over the road truck driver 

Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and miles spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Skills

  • Proven work experience as a truck driver
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Valid truck driving license

Applicant qualifications

Skills tests

Interstate truck driving

Language

English