CDL Class A Driver, Live Haul Truck Driver

Koch Foods   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on November 19, 2020
  • CDL Class A Driver
  • Live Haul Truck Driver

Job Summary: Primarily responsible for exercising safe driving practices, and operating a commercial motor vehicle transporting live birds from farms to the processing plant in a safe and secure manner. Responsible for compliance with the Department of Transportation safety rules and regulations, company policies and local, state and federal policies, laws and procedures.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Deliver birds to the processing plant. Perform pre-trip inspections. Ensure safety of loads. Maintain proper documentation. Comply with established company fueling procedures. Communicate with dispatchers on a regular basis. Maintain vehicle and equipment cleanliness at all times. Attend monthly safety meetings. Comply with all DOT, company, biosecurity, FSMA, local, state and federal laws, policies, practices and procedures. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: Class A CDL required One (1) year of verifiable commercial driving experience Clean driving record No felony convictions with the past 7 years. Ability to work flexible hours, days and holidays Promptness, dependability and good communication skills

Physical/Environmental Factors: Body Strength: physical labor involved such as climbing, stooping, bending, walking and lifting Exposure to seasonal weather conditions, to include inclement weather. Exposure to significant amount of airborne dust and feathers. Exposure to chicken manure and associated odors, including ammonia.

Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (after probationary employment period) Voluntary Life & Disability Insurance Paid Time Off Employee Purchase Program Weekly Pay Great Pay - $88 per load $2500/ sign-on bonus Paid Orientation & Training Yearly Safety Bonuses Detention Pay E-logs and Drive Cams Family Oriented Company and so much more!

Other: Koch Foods participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all employees. All applicants are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process. U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization.

Koch Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law