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CDL-A Delivery Driver Trainee

CDL-A Delivery Driver Trainee

Job ID 
2017-5092
Job Location 
US-CO-Loveland
Working Hours 
Currently hiring for multiple shifts/routes

More information about this job

Overview

We will train you to earn your Class A CDL!  

 

Pay starts at $17/hr and moves to $19.13/hr after 90 days!

 

What We Offer:

  • Paid CDL-A Training!
  • Company-paid premiums for medical and benefit premiums
  • Company-matched 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

At Food Services of America we have a long tradition of providing the highest levels of customer service in the industry. We have a culture that trusts our Associates to act in the best interests of our customers and our company.  We encourage an environment of teamwork where together we combine our know-how and ideas to help us to be stronger than we ever could be individually. We look for the positive and praise it. Recognizing good performance creates the motivation to provide great performance. 

Responsibilities

  • Accurately, safely, and efficiently deliver merchandise using hand-trucks, ramps and/or lift gates to customers on a predetermined delivery route. May include delivering products down stairs and in all types of weather.
  • Operate all working equipment safely and efficiently, including but not limited to hand truck, pallet jack, scanner and printer.
  • Provide the highest level of service and product integrity for every customer by safe and timely delivery of customer orders.
  • Deliver and stack merchandise on customer premises.
  • Accurately record delivery by verifying delivery of items with customers and obtaining proper signatures at the time of delivery.
  • Practice Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines to reduce risks for crashes, injuries and fatalities.
  • Utilize onboard computer to appropriately record mileage, hours of service and maintain driver log to adhere to state Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines.
  • Complete comprehensive pre-trip, en-route, and post-trip inspections and DVIRs.
  • Maintain legal weight limits and distributions.
  • Practice defensive driving skills and proper body mechanics to ensure safe driving and delivering practices.

Qualifications

Overall

 

  • Safe driving record with a CDL Class-A Learner's permit is required
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Ability to read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Build and maintain trusted relationships with all customers by providing face-to-face service with each delivery.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to the job and safety regulations is required.
  • Ability to pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical abilities test is required

 

Physical

  • Frequent stand/walk during delivery activities.  
  • Frequent sitting throughout work shift.  
  • Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs., occasionally up to 75 lbs., rarely up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.
  • Frequent push/pulling using both hands/arms, to transport loaded hand truck up/down curbs and stairs.
  • Frequent steering and maneuvering gear controls and clutch to safely drive vehicle.
  • In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time, exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.
  • Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

  • Rarely 1-5%
  • Occasionally 6-33%
  • Frequently 34-66%

 

 

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