Seasonal Class A Truck Driver

Seasonal Class A Truck Driver

Description

The Seasonal Class A Truck Driver works closely with the Sales Manager & events team to safely transport a Class A tractor/trailer to various trade show events around North America and Canada. The successful driver must have extensive long haul trucking experience, possess a Class A CDL, be able to pass drug/physical screening, possess a valid passport and be able to travel into Canada.

Duties

  • Transport merchandise and event booth supplies to various trade shows around North America.
  • Responsible for all vehicle and load inspections, safety & mechanical issues, and preventative maintenance
  • Must be aware of and adhere to all local, state, and Federal regulations including size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods. As well as company policies and procedures
  • Plan routes and meet delivery deadlines
  • Document and log all work/rest periods, miles spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipt pursuant to all IFTA and related requirements
  • Maneuver truck into loading or unloading areas including inside trade show venues
  • Report defects, accidents, or violations
  • Bi-Weekly salary & monthly food stipend provided

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Able to start early September and drive consistently through the end of November
  • Able to be on the road constantly for weeks/months without returning home
  • Proven work experience as a long haul truck driver
  • Class A hauling experience in both urban and rural environments
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment & software (GPS, CB, etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather, etc)
  • Possess a valid Class A CDL
  • Possess a valid passport
  • Willing to submit background/drug checks and provide employment references
  • Able to haul into Canada with no criminal or other history to prevent a successful border crossing

Communication/Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Physical Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Key Measurables

  • Adhering to all regulations and company policies
  • Remain accident and violation free
  • Meet all delivery deadlines
  • Maintain all required log books and receipt tracking