We are looking to employ a hard-working and experienced Local Driver to transport freight within a 250 Mile Radius around Rockford, IL.
To be successful as a Local Driver, you should be knowledgeable of road safety regulations and able to maintain concentration for extended periods. Ultimately, an outstanding Local Driver should demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills as well as adhere to all company policies and procedures.
The Current Local Position that is open is a Monday - Friday Position with 1 mandatory Saturday per month.
Start Times range from 3am to 7am and shifts are up to 12 hours long.
Pay Starts at $18/hr. There is a $1.50/hr shift premium for working on Saturdays or Sunday.
Pay Starts at $20/hr for Drivers who have Hazmat, Tanker and Doubles/Triples Endorsements.
Local Drivers cover a 250 mile radius around Rockford, IL and make deliveries up into Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Chicagoland, North-Western Indiana, Indianapolis and any other areas that may need to be serviced.
Local Driver Responsibilities
Safely transporting freight between various locations within a 250 Mile Radius around Rockford, IL.
Performing truck inspections before and after each trip to ensure that all mechanical systems are in good working order.
Carefully planning routes to ensure that deliveries are completed in a timely manner.
Maintaining the company truck, which includes washing and cleaning it, checking fluids, monitoring tire pressure, and performing minor repairs as needed.
Maintaining a logbook detailing the hours traveled, rest periods, miles covered, stops as well as all fueling, Pre-trip and Post-trip Inspections.
Promptly reporting any traffic violations, road accidents, and vehicle breakdowns to management.
Notifying the dispatcher and customer of any delay that may affect scheduled delivery times.
Local Driver Requirements
High school diploma or GED is preferred.
Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
A clean driving record.
Proven experience working as an OTR Driver or Local Driver.
Sound knowledge of road safety regulations.
The ability to use road maps and GPS devices.
The ability to work long hours.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Effective communication skills.
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