Golden State Foods

Driver

Location US-CA-City of Industry
Job ID
2020-5684

Overview

Position Summary (Job Description):

Performs daily transportation functions as directed by Supervisor. Operates diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination trucks to transport and deliver products.  Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicles in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways.  Inspects trucks for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck conditions. Maintains driver log according to D.O.T  regulations and other federal and company required records/logs. May be required to perform product backhaul when returning from dispatched route. Unloads/loads product at store with or without assistance from store personnel

Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:

 

Division Application of Responsibilities:

(% of Time)

 

50     Functions as company as yard spotter, properly represents company interests

          and image in all dealings with customers, vendors, or business associates.

 

40     Loads and unloads product from or onto trailers while operating in the capacity of a warehouse associate.  Verifies delivered product against receiving Bills of Lading.  Verifies loaded product in accordance with all shipping procedures. 

 

10     Requires use of judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of                      operations within the limitations of recognized or standard methods and procedures.

                                                                                                                              

Division Application of Responsibilities:

(% of Time)

 

40     Moves trailers, using the yard tractor, into and out of dock doors at the direction of the Warehouse Lead and/or Supervisor, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle.

 

40     Operates forklift to load and/or unload trailers using safe operating practices.

 

 4      Maintains driver log, trip and mileage records according to FMCSA regulations.  Complies with all DOT rules and regulations regarding hours of service, licensing, safety and equipment operation.

 

 4      Maintain company quality and performance standards.

 

 1      Report unusual conditions and problems to supervisor.

 

     Observe company safety rules and regulations.

 

 5      Practice good housekeeping.

 

 4      Positions/check load securing equipment to secure cargo during transit.  Inspects vehicles

          for defects before, during and after trips, submits report indicating equipment condition.

 

 1      Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Division Application of Responsibilities:

(% of Time)

 

** Vision - continuously - 100% of the time

** Hearing - continuously - 100% of the time

** Handling - continuously – more than 66% of the time

** Lifting

          Under 10 lbs - continuously – more than 66% of shift

          10-25 lbs - continuously – more than 66% of shift

          26-50 lbs - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

**Pushing - continuously - more than 66% of shift

          Maximum pushing force 150lbs

**Pulling - continuously - more than 66% of shift

          Maximum pulling force 150lbs

**Walk - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

**Stand - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

    Sit - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

**Bend - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

**Kneeling – occasional – less than 34% of the time

**Crouching occasional – less than 34% of the time

    Crawl - occasional – less than 34% of the time

**Twist - occasional – less than 34% of the time

    Balance - occasionally - less than 34% of the time

    Climbing - occasional – less than 34% of the time (use of forklift highly encouraged)

**Reaching - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

    Coordination - this job requires both upper and lower extremity coordination

**Endure working in a cold environment and experience temperature changes

 

Qualifications

Qualifications Required of this Position:

Must possess a valid driver's license and possess a current DOT Medical certification card.  One to three years driving tractor-trailer experience.  Must be able to effectively communicate to maintain positive customer relations climate with other drivers/warehouse personnel/customers/supervisors.  Capable of standing, walking and repeatedly climbing into and out of road tractor or switch tractor.  Must be able to work all necessary work schedules, including holidays/weekends.  Requires safely operating equipment in extremes of weather and climatic conditions and insure working in a cold environment (cooler/freezer).  Must be able to frequently lift/handle cases ranging from 5-50 pounds. HS diploma or equivalent required.

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