Transport Driver

Company Name:
Dean Foods
Job Title
Transport Driver
Dean Foods
Braselton, GA
High School
Career Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Full Time
Travel Required
0 - 10%
Open Date
Job Description
Mayfield Dairy Farms, Inc.
Job Description
Job Title: Transport Driver
Department: Transportation
Reports To: Transportation Supervisor
Prepared Date: December 2002
Approved By:
Approved Date:
SUMMARY Operates tractor trailers combination to delivery product to designated locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: All matters listed herein are considered to be essential job functions. There may be other job functions which are essential, but which are not listed below. Also, Mayfield Dairy Farms, Inc. may revise this description at any time deemed necessary.
Drive's tractor and trailer to deliver product to designated locations may drop the trailer or unload the trailer as assigned.
Complete all necessary paper work required by company policies or governmental regulations.
Perform DOT Per-Trip inspections on equipment.
Perform any other assigned tasks.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/of ability required.
EDUCATION and/orEXPERIENCEHigh Schooldiploma or general education degree (GED); and, a minimum of two years experience driving a tractor and trailer. Ability to successfully complete company driver test.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to draw a graph.
REASONING ABILITY to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and must also have the ability to operate the accounting equipment and deal with several abstract variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must posses and maintain a valid commercial driver's license with at least a class "A" rating and an air brake endorsement.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The candidate must pass a pre-employment DOT physical and drug screen prior to commencing work.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands; stretch and reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and sit. The employee is occasionally required to move up to 2,000 pounds. Must talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Must have full range of body motion.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The employee will be required to use all personal protective equipment provided by the company in compliance with OSHA regulations.
Must be able to work with others;
Must be able to handle multiple tasks effectively;
Must be able to organize work;
Must be able to maintain good relations with co-workers;
Must maintain professional attitude;
Must show courtesy to co-workers, customers, relatives of employees, and others with whom contact occurs.
Any other duties assigned by management.
SAFETY: Obey all safety rules.
REMARKS: The above job description is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all of his or her duties.
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