Class A CDL Truck Driver

Des Moines, Iowa, United States Global Forwarding Freight 36335 9. September, 2020
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Job Title:  Class A CDL Truck Driver

Location:  Des Moines, IA

Standard Forwarding, a division of DHL Freight, is a top-quality LTL carrier with 16 terminals spread throughout the Midwest. We provide overnight service within and between Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, as well as St. Louis, MO, Omaha, NE, and southern Michigan.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Class A CDL Truck Driver located at our Des Moines, IA terminal.  Your efficiency and attention to detail will allow Standard Forwarding, a division of DHL Freight  to make businesses work by delivering on time, every time

Responsibilities

·Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from terminals to customer locations/facilities

·Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance

·Plan routes and meet delivery schedules

·Document and log work/rest periods and miles spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts

·Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures

·Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions

·Collect and verify delivery instructions

·Report defects, accidents or violations

Requirements

·Valid Class A CDL – with Hazmat/Tanker Endorsement (or the ability to acquire   endorsement in 30 days)

·1 year commercial driving experience

·Safe driving record – no recent moving/driving violations

·Forklift/Pallet Jack experience preferred

·Proven safe work experience as a truck driver

·Hands on experience with equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, electronic software

·Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations


Work Authorization:

Standard Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Standard Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics



Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Vets. Click here for EEO Statements and Reasonable Accommodations.

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    Standard Forwarding LLC

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

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