Estes Express Lines Local Driver - Class B in Greenwood, Indiana

7738BR

Posting Title:

Local Driver - Class B

Location:

Greenwood IN

Job Summary:

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As a leading LTL freight carrier who has been in business since 1931, Estes takes great pride in offering drivers, in-cab ergonomics and technology that focuses on driver comfort, increased efficiencies and equipment utilization, in alignment with the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements . Estes drivers are paid competitive rates and are eligible for a full range of benefits such as company-provided uniforms, paid lodging, cell phone reimbursement and bonus eligibility. Most of our drivers enjoy scheduled runs and frequent home time. Their professional approach, commitment to safety and strong rapport with customers are legendary. Estes drivers make a difference from pickup to delivery, every mile of the way in neighborhoods and nation-wide.

  • Responsible for safely operating a Class B CDL Straight Truck in the transportation of freight in accordance with Company, Federal, State and Local laws with regard to run times and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations

  • Must adhere to all FMCSA requirements of those holding a Commercial Driver’s License

  • Maintain records required with compliance with local, state and federal regulations

  • Comply with all requirements for safe and legal transportation of hazardous materials

  • Ensure security of equipment and cargo

  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe working conditions of the tractor and trailer prior to each trip and at the end of each trip

  • Check gauges and visual indicators for malfunctions, ensure seal or lock on trailers and conducts inspection of vehicle before and during trips to determine problems that may be occurring

  • Promptly report all maintenance problems to Fleet Services and/or supervision

  • Verify unit numbers versus paperwork given and report any discrepancies to your supervisor

  • May be required to use in-cab technology, to include electronic logs and other items

  • Provide professional and courteous service to our customers and the general public

  • Will assist where needed based on business requirements:

  • Dock work to include loading/unloading freight

  • Customer site loading/unloading freight

  • Regular attendance is required

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • Must be 21 years of age if going interstate (2 years driving experience preferred)

  • Must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License

  • HazMat and Tanker endorsement required

  • Air brake endorsement required if equipped with air brakes

  • Stable employment history preferred

  • Ability to operate a forklift (minimum 7,500 lb. vehicle)

  • Must be able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.

  • Physical activities include: standing, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.

  • Must be able to provide an acceptable MVR

  • Must be familiar with state motor vehicle laws and FMCSA rules and regulations

  • Must pass a FMCSA required medical exam

  • Must pass a road test

  • Ability to meet the FMCSA’s requirements to speak and read English

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs.

  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Auto req ID:

7738BR

State:

Indiana

Company:

Estes Express Lines

Job Category:

Transportation

Employment Type:

Full-Time

City:

Greenwood

Equal Employment Opportunity:

EOE/Vets/Disabled