Class A Driver
Company: Saxco International
Posted on: April 25, 2021
Class A Driver
The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer
and manually unload, using a hand truck or pallet jack on metal
truck ramps, various products (pallets and supplies) to customers
while providing excellent customer service. Return the empty
trailer to the warehouse. All functions must be completed in a safe
and timely manner and in accordance with Department of
Transportation (DOT) regulations. May also be called upon to do
duties of Backhaul or Bobtail Driver.
- Obtaining and reviewing driver itinerary, checking route and
account numbers for assigned deliveries, counting items and
checking customer invoices of products that have been loaded,
moving tractors to the loading dock to attach the preloaded
trailers, completing required trailer pre-trip safety check
inspections of trucks and trailers according to Department of
Transportation (DOT) regulations.
- Drive to and deliver customer orders to meet the scheduled
customer times and maintain adequate productivity rate to meet
- Visually survey customer's site during the approach to
- Unload products from the trailer with a hand truck or by pallet
- Verify delivery of correct items with customer and obtain
proper signatures. Contact management for authorization of invoice
discrepancies and communicate all errors and returns.
- As requested by management, drive backhauls which requires
picking up product from vendors and bring back to warehouse for
receiving while staying within DOT Hours of Service (HOS)
- Return tractor and trailer to warehouse when route is
- Perform all post-trip responsibilities: unloading damaged goods
and customer returns and completing necessary paperwork; performing
safety checks on the truck and trailer, unhooking and securing the
trailer; fueling (as required); parking and securing the tractor;
completing DOT logs (electronic or manual as required) and company
vehicle maintenance reports (DVIR) and reconcile these with the
appropriate company representative as required.
- Attend all required company meetings and adhere to all safety
practices and company policies.
- Follow division shift times, enter days of week and hours, and
continue until the work is completed within DOT HOS regulations.
Some Holiday, Saturday, Sunday, and overnight deliveries may be
Education/Training: High School Diploma/GED preferred. Must be able
to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job
and to the safety regulations. Must have basic math skills (add,
subtract, multiply, divide). Must have a valid Commercial Drivers
License (CDL Class A issued by the state of legal residence with
the necessary endorsements and be DOT qualified.
Experiences: Minimum two years commercial driving (CDL class A)
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to perform all job
functions safely. Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times
and required overtime for the position. Must know/have ability to
learn material safety data sheet information regarding all material
used within the scope of the work. Must be able to perform coupling
procedures for the Tractor/Trailer. Must have excellent customer
service skills. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must successfully
complete the DOT written examination for drivers and pass a
controlled substance abuse screening test. Must be able to work in
extreme weather conditions, including applying tire chains if
needed. Must adhere to all safety practices and company policies.
Must be forklift certified (Stand up)
No more than two convictions in the past two year period for
traffic violations. No more than one of these may be a serious (as
defined by DOT) violation or result of an accident - company or
private vehicle; No DUI convictions within past three years,
regardless of type of vehicle operated; no driver's license
suspension within past three years (insurance and overweight
tickets are excluded); and no termination by previous employer for
failure to comply with safety regulations or for accident
involvement for the past three years.
Physical Requirements Must be able to: pass DOT physical, work in
extreme weather conditions and perform the following activities for
described length of time: OCCASIONALLY(O):1%-33%
FREQUENTLY(F):34%-66% CONTINUOUSLY(C):67%-100% Never(N):0% Stand: F
Walk: F Drive: F Sit: F LIFTING and CARRYING: 1-10lbs Lift: O
Carry: O 10-20lbs Lift: F Carry: O 25-50lbs Lift: F Carry: O 50-100
bs Lift: O Carry: O Over 100lbs Lift: O Carry: N Push/pull: F e.g.
Hand truck, gate, straps, metal ramp, truck door, dolly, boxes,
truck gear shift Climb/balance: F e.g. In/Out Truck/Trailer (2
vertical step 12 and 20 ) to cab. On/Off ramp to ground level and
side door steps (6) and Platform of trailer. Stairs, truck and
delivery ramps. Stoop/squat: O Kneel: O Bend: F Reach above
shoulder: O Grasp objects: F e.g. Hand truck, boxes, cartons; C
e.g. Steering wheel Manipulate objects: F e.g. Boxes, dolly, metal
truck ramp, hand truck, paper work, truck gate, straps.
Primary Location: Fairfield
Keywords: Saxco International, Fairfield , Class A Driver, Professions , Fairfield, California
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