Class A CDL Tractor Driver- Yakima, WA

Employer: DTG Recycle

Job Description:
DAY AND NIGHT SHIFT AVAILABLE

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What we offer:
- Signing bonus -- up to $2,000 for qualified drivers (see HR for details)
- Competitive compensation rate $26 - $30/hour DOE
- Awesome employer paid medical benefits (PPO plan, Dental, Vision, etc.)
- 2 weeks paid vacation accrual to start
- 401k with substantial Employer Safe Harbor Matching Contribution approximately 3% - 4% (blended)
- Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement program
growth and advancement opportunities with a sustainable Planet Obsessed company!

The ideal candidate will:
- Have current CDL class A with two years of experience (CDL CLASS A REQUIRED)
- Be reliable and punctual
- Be able to pass DOT drug screening
- Self-motivated
- Must be able to chain truck and trailer

What we are looking for (desired traits):
- A strong work ethic, strict attendance, and a positive attitude that puts safety first.
- Ability to adhere to your work schedule and follow through on challenges as they arise.
- Ability to adhere to company policies and rules that are set forth; promotes the companys safety standards; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.
- Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals and help others achieve their goals.
- Be able to communicate often and professionally with co-workers and/or customers and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. - TEAMWORK and collaborative mentality.

Job Duties & Expectations:
- Operating Class-A vehicle
- Frequency may vary depending upon daily route/tasks
- Receiving and reading work orders, operating level for hydraulic lifts while dropping containers/trailers,
- Securing equipment/materials, performing pre- and post-trip inspections, cleaning equipment. Standing is mostly dynamic and intermittent with walking. Frequency may vary depending upon daily route/tasks
- Performing pre- and post-trip inspections, moving to various areas of warehouse/yard, moving between truck, trailer and drop site. (Surface: unfinished concrete, asphalt, gravel, earth, recyclable scrap material, steel grating, uneven terrain. Distance: up to 250 ft)
- Tarp to cover container by hand in order to secure a load
- Opening/closing truck cabin door to enter/exit; operating levers to maneuver hydraulic lifts on trucks/containers/trailers
- Operating foot pedals while driving truck using right lower extremity. Gas pedal gauged at 8 lbs. of force; brake pedal gauged at 48 lbs. of force
- Climb stairs to enter and exit truck cabin
- Twisting at neck while looking around when driving; maneuvering truck; performing pre- and post-trip inspections; securing loads
- Twisting at waist and stooping/bending when entering and exiting truck cabins; performing pre- and post-trip inspections; securing loads
- Squatting/kneeling when performing pre- and post-trip inspections
- Exposure to weather between truck cab and pick-up/drop sites, offices, warehouse, and yard; during pre- and post-trip inspections
- Maneuvers truck into loading or unloading position, following signals from crew as needed
- Drives truck to scales along route to document weight and conform to state regulations
- Maintains driver log according to I.C.C. regulations
- Inspects truck before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition
- Delivers up to 12 trailers/containers per day

Essential Job Functions:
- Frequent and periodic speaking, reading (English), writing (English), recollecting, sitting, standing, walking, squatting, climbing, for multiple sequential periods of 30 minutes or more; pulling, pushing, lifting 20 pounds or more at a time.
- Pickup and Deliver
- Internal and External Customer Services
- Follow Safety Protocols While Driving
- Exposure to weather between truck cab and pick-up/drop sites, offices, warehouse, and yard AND during pre- and post-trip inspections.
- Able to complete required paperwork accurately and completely
- Ability to work under pressure
- Maneuvers truck into loading or unloading position, following signals from crew as needed
- Drives truck to scales along route to document weight and conform to state regulations
- Maintains driver log according to I.C.C. regulations
- Inspects truck before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.
- Delivers up to 12 trailers/containers per day

Requirements:
- Safe and reliable
- Class A CDL (two years' experience)
- Current DOT Medical
- Be physically able to climb a ladder occasionally
- Be physically able to open manual tarp systems using upper body strength
- Also, a driver must not have been convicted of a felony involving the use of a motor vehicle, a crime using drugs, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or hit-and-run driving that resulted in injury or death.
- All drivers must be able to read and speak English well enough to read road signs, prepare reports, and communicate with law enforcement officers and the public.
- All drivers must comply with Federal and WA state regulations

Physical Requirements:
- The main physical requirements include good hearing, at least 20/40 vision with glasses or corrective lenses, and a 70-degree field of vision in each eye
- Drivers cannot be colorblind
- Truck drivers must have a strong sense of spatial relations to park their vehicles and negotiate tight spaces
- A driver must be able to climb ladders, and safely enter and exit the trucks and catwalks

Preferences:
Container hauling experience a plus, however, not required

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Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=12291&clientkey=2E73C27207BFB63119A15D53F516F792
Base Pay: $24 - $30/ HR

Posted on November 10, 2021

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