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CDL Driver

Portland, OR

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Description

transport product/supplies to other Hydro divisions

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loads or assists in loading trailer with materials. Unloads or assists in unloading trailer by using forklift or hand trucks
  •  Operates semi-truck with one or two trailers, according to state laws. Transports load over required route to proper destination, observing all traffic laws and safety regulations
  • Chocks rear wheels of truck or trailer before any unloading takes place. Removes chocks before driving away from shipping dock
  • Obtains shipping bills of lading and necessary signatures and returns completed paperwork to shipping office. Maintains any related record required
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections.  Reports any maintenance malfunctions to the Transportation Manager
  • May switch empty/full trailer in shipping yard on off-shifts for optimum loading patterns the following day
  • Operate within 100 air miles
  • Go off duty within 12 hours
  • Report back to the same work location every day
  • Have at least 10 consecutive hours off before starting their next on-duty period
  • Never drive more than 11 hours, nor are they allowed to drive after having been on duty for 14 hours
  • May not work over 60 hours and must take a 34 hour rest at the end of the 7th consecutive day
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to understand and deliver basic commands in English
  • Must have basic math skills, use a calculator and read a tape measure
  • Must be able to work cohesively in a team environment
  • Valid state Class A CDL
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with customer personnel at delivery points
  • High degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of tractor trailer and in preventing damage to materials and trailer equipment
  • Ability to sit in a trailer cab for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move 40 lb wooden skid or pallet
  • Must be able to meet the Department of Transportation’s physical and medical requirements
  • Ability to pass initial and on-going random substance abuse screenings.

 

Special skills required to perform job (machines, tools, equipment):

  • Commercial Driver License and 2 years of CDL driving experience
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