Class A CDL Driver

Norfolk Iron & Metal Co.

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$29.81 /h
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Greeley, CO
Third Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

  • $7,000 sign on bonus
  • $62,000 per year average income
  • Flatbed experience preferred
  • Stop & Mileage Pay
  • Detention and Breakdown Pay
  • Retention Bonus
  • Free Uniforms
  • Competitive Benefits & 401K
• Must have a valid Class A CDL and current medical card as well as meet all NIM and DOT employment qualifications.
• Must secure and tarp the loads with chains, straps and other fastening devises as needed to comply with company and DOT regulations.
• Must perform the required DOT pre and post trip truck and trailer inspections.
• Maintain a legal drivers log in accordance with all state and federal regulations.
• Must check for the proper vehicle gross and axle weights before leaving on a trip.
• Will obtain the proper paperwork and trailer with the load they are assigned.
• Will compare load to paperwork to ensure that the load is not short or long product before departing facility.
• Will communicate with company management and dispatch team via truck communication system.
• Will check voice mail or call in for dispatch times.
• Must cooperate with customers and handle required delivery paperwork.
• Must follow the process procedures in loading and unloading steel and supplies from the trailer.
• Will need to collect payments as required by credit department.
• Must follow all company conduct and safety rules as well as all DOT regulations.
• Will distribute product as dispatched on the company’s tractor/trailer fleet.
• May be asked to do minor repairs to the tractor and trailer such as changing light bulbs, wiper blades etc.
• May be required to stay out overnight as needed. This will be based on the specific runs and dispatching needs.
• May be required to sit a possible 11 hours while driving.
The amount of time sitting will be determined by route and destination.
• Will have to push or pull on tarps, chains, binders and bundles.
• Shall climb in and out of the truck cab several times during the day.
• Must climb onto and down from the trailer with a deck height of 56 inches.
• In accordance with the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, 4th edition, 1991, and NIM’s job analysis, the physical demand of a driver is heavy.
The essential job function of the driver is lifting materials from 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 lbs. of force constantly.
• Will maintain the inside and outside cleanliness of the assigned tractor. • Drivers are required to wear approved company uniforms at all times when on duty.