CDL Tractor Trailer Driver

Job Function:
  • To operate truck/tractor trailer to deliver or pick up building  products
  • Complies with all Diamond Hill Plywood Company established  safety procedures


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Always use  courtesy and diplomacy while representing Diamond Hill Plywood Company
  • Performs pre-trip  and post-trip safety inspection of truck/tractor trailer as required by  Federal and State D.O.T. regulations. Reports any maintenance malfunctions to  warehouse manager. Corrects any maintenance issues prior to driving vehicle.
  • Loads or assists  in loading trucks/trailers with products to be transported, using forklift  and or hand truck
  • Chocks rear wheels  of truck or trailer before end loading or unloading takes place. Removes  chocks before driving away.
  • Ensures that load  is properly secured as set forth under Federal and State D.O.T. regulations.  Straps load according to regulations. Covers load with 80lb tarpaulins, as  required, to protect products and secure load
  • Operates truck,  over required route to proper destination, in compliance with all Federal and  State D.O.T. regulations. Operates all on board electronic equipment, as  required
  • Ensures off-loaded  products match delivery ticket specifications. Collects payments on accounts,  and C.O.D. orders, when required. Assures products are delivered in  acceptable condition.
  • Obtain shipping  bills of loading, necessary signatures, and returns completed paperwork to  office. Maintains drivers logbooks as required by Federal and State D.O.T.  regulations.
  • May also pick up materials  from vendors for transportation back to warehouse. Verifies order accuracy
  • May also help  maintain warehouse and grounds in safe, neat, and orderly manner.  
  • Maintains assigned  equipment in clean and safe manner
  • Perform other  related duties and assignments as required to meet the operational needs of  the warehouse


Supervisory Responsibilities          
  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.  


Education, Qualifications and Experience          

  • Minimum formal education: High school diploma or equivalent with ability to  interpret oral and written orders, read road maps, understand, and comply  with Federal and State D.O.T. regulations. Must have a valid Commercial Class  A driver’s license or Class B license with Air Brake Endorsement. Forklift  Driver Certification required. Graduation from accredited truck driving’s  training school recommended.
  • Minimum experience: Must be at least 25 years of age and requires three (3) consecutive  years previous job-related experience. No single break in service greater  than (6) months in the three (3) year qualification period.
  • Must have driven over 100,000 miles in the last  five (5) years. No preventable accidents in the last three (3) years and a  minimum of 20,000 miles of driving in current year, with no break in driving  service. No D.O.T. recordable accident in the past 10 years as described in  FMSCR Part 390.5 (1) (i) (ii) (iii) (2) (i) (ii).


Physical Demands          

  • Job requires frequent climbing, stooping, crouching,  and bending; frequently sitting in truck/tractor cab and driving for long  periods; frequent heavy manual lifting of objects weighing over 80 pounds.

  • Requires high degree of attention and considerable  dexterity in the control of truck/tractor trailer, in securing products, and  in preventing damage to materials and equipment.

  • Must meet Department of Transportation physical  and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety  sensitive employee, subject to random and post-accident substance abuse  screening under company policy.


















Diamond Hill Plywood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diamond Hill Plywood is an Equal Opportunity Employer Diamond Hill Plywood is an Equal Opportunity Employer Diamond Hill Plywood Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes decisions related to compensation and all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment on the basis of merit. The Company provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, sex (including pregnancy), color, race, creed, religion (including religious dress or religious grooming), national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical, visual or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. This relates to all phases of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, employment, transfer, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, layoff, recall, corrective action, termination, selection for training, use of facilities, and participation in all Company-sponsored employee activities.

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At DHP, we are committed to the safety of our employees. Recently, our company was awarded with the South Carolina Trucking Association's Truck Safety Award.
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