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Regional or OTR CDL A Truck Driver

Company: Americold
Location: Rogers
Posted on: March 28, 2024

Job Description:

What You'll Do

  • No touch full-time CDL A driver position. Reefer deliveries to AR, MO, OK, TX, IL area. Current lanes do no East or West Coast. Report to local, on-site managers.
  • Well maintained late model Volvo & Peterbilt sleepers with fridge, APU, inverter, and automatic transmission. Governed at 70 mph.
  • Very steady weekly pay from large, rock-solid company. Salary pay of $1250, $1325, or $1400 per week based on 6-, 12-, or 18-days out. You choose! Plus great health benefits, 15 PTO days, paid holidays, & 401K.
  • Runs can start in many locations including Lowell, Fort Smith, Little Rock, Jonesboro, Russellville, Carthage, and more. Military welcome! Veterans encouraged to apply!
    Essential Functions:

    • Delivers and picks up containers/trailers at various warehouse and customer locations, assists as needed with unloading or reloading the vehicle, and reports any discrepancies or issues to appropriate individual(s) immediately upon discovery. May be asked or required to deliver information to outside third parties to pick up and/or deliver containers/trailers as needed or as necessary.
    • Serves as point of contact for the Company regarding product acceptance and/or delivery issues by processing paperwork including purchase orders, invoices, accounts receivables, fuel receipts, dispatch sheets, bills of lading, unloading receipts, trucking logs, and shipping schedules. May be asked or required to create, process, and track invoices and billing as needed or as necessary.
    • Maintains Department of Transportation (DOT) vehicle logs as required by law, as well as any other Company documents necessary for operation of vehicle, performs daily equipment and vehicle inspections, and relays appropriate information between ports of entry and warehouses.
    • Performs other driving and/or warehouse-related duties as required or as requested.

      What Experience You Need

      • A valid and current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in the state of residence, a nd 2 years' CDL A experience.
      • No conviction for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs within the past five (5) years.
      • No more than four (4) moving violations in the past 36 months, and no more than two (2) moving violations in the previous 12 months.
      • No preventable accidents involving a fatality, bodily injuries treated away from the scene, or disabling damage to a motor vehicle within three years.
      • No violations for reckless driving, speeding 15 MPH over the speed limit, lane changes, or texting/handheld device use while driving. No conviction for a "serious or disqualifying traffic violation" within the last three (3) years as described in FMCSR parts 382, 391, 392 and 397).

        Knowledge & Employment Standards:

        • Successful passing of Department of Transportation (DOT) background screen, pre-employment drug test, and other required physical and medical examinations.
        • Demonstrated ability to enter and exit truck as well as hook and unhook trailering equipment.
        • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal and customer service communication skills sufficient to read and interpret road maps and road signs and partner with customers and other co-workers.
        • Demonstrated mathematical skills sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals sufficient to complete required papers and documents.
        • Demonstrated possession and application of reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, and speaking skills necessary to interact and respond to customers, co-workers, and management staff effectively.
        • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems in a fast-paced environment where deadlines and scopes may change regularly while maintaining accuracy. Drivers may be subject to conditions and other stresses and fatigue related to driving a motor vehicle on crowded streets and highways in various weather conditions.
        • Demonstrated ability to self-start with little or no direction preferred.

          Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

          EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

          What Could Set You Apart

          • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.
          • Experience with refrigerated (reefer) trailers.
          • Demonstration of interpersonal and customer service skills, including partnering with co-workers and customers.
          • Skills in written and verbal communication, and basic math.
          • Skilled at reading and interpreting driving directions and road signs.

Keywords: Americold, Rogers , Regional or OTR CDL A Truck Driver, Professions , Rogers, Arkansas

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