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Class A CDL Driver

Koppers

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Vance, AL
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Essential Functions

  • Transport utility poles from manufacturing plants to customers throughout the South East and North East United States.
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Interact with dispatcher to plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Interaction with customers and contractors.
  • Abide by electronic logging device.
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, break periods etc.) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • During emergencies/storms, on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week including holidays.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents, or violations

Competencies

  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Safety Awareness
  • Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Discretion
  • Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Thoroughness
  • Familiarity with DOT rules and FMCSR
  • Adaptability (traffic, weather conditions, etc.)

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear for long periods of time. The employee is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk. The ability to drive long hours and travel regularly is required.
Required Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of Class A CDL tractor-trailer experience
  • Valid CDL License
  • Valid DOT Medical Card

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • No recent moving or driving violations.
  • No recent drug/alcohol convictions or pending charges
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Ability to perform minor truck maintenance
  • Ability to travel out of state for extended periods

Koppers Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, genetic information, ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal law or by any applicable state or local law.