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Class A Driver

Company: Apple Moving LLC
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION SUMMARY Requires commercial drivers' license. Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). Follows DOT Safety regulations. Preforms daily vehicle pre trip and post trip inspections. Understands the different types of moving jobs. Drives truck to customer residence, office locations or storages and packs, loads unloads household goods. Serves as the crew leader and customer service representative. Essential Functions Statement(s) --- Perform vehicles Pre-Trip inspections to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order. Turn in Pre-Trip forms to Fleet Safety and report any vehicle issues. --- Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting household goods. Check that doors are securely closed and equipment is placed in the truck's designated compartment. --- Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure. --- Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations. --- Secure cargo for transport, using straps or covers. --- Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned. --- Report to Fleet Management vehicle accidents, mechanical failures, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles. --- Before starting local COD deliveries, driver must contact Dispatcher to confirm payment otherwise collect payment from customer. Acceptable method of payments that drivers can accept are certified checks and money orders. When job is complete driver must obtain the customer signature on the form, l Combined Uniform Household Goods Bill of Lading and Freight Bill . Return paperwork and payment to the Dispatcher. --- Drive CDL and Non-CDL trucks including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport household goods and other materials. --- Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy. Includes maps and directions, special instructions, surveys, seals and all the required Company forms per job type. Among those are In-House Bill of Lading, COD Form, DD-619, DD-1850, DD-1851, Freight Bill Form, Gypsy Moth Form, High Value Form, Inventory Form, and Inventory with Firearm Note Form, Piano Inventory, Rider, Weight Certificate Form, and Thank You Form. --- When required, driver must obtain weight at the Company's scale or any other authorized weight stations. If weight is obtained at an outside weight station, driver must turn in weight ticket along with the rest of the paperwork to Dispatcher. --- Couple or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks. --- Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage. --- Driver must be able to perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs, such as changing light bulbs, change spark plugs and tire chains. --- Crank trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles. --- Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes. Pay special attention for commercial routes as there are routes that don't allow commercial vehicles. Also pay special attention to weight and height restrictions. (Low bridges, tunnels etc.) --- Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, phones, or global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers. --- Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions. --- Load and unload trucks and help where needed, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary. (walk board, dollies, piano boards, hump straps) --- Remove debris and trash from loaded truck or trailers and place in the designated trash trailers. Used boxes in good condition should be placed in the designated area in the packing room in Bay 1. Sweep any debris from truck or trailers. Remove trash and any personal items and ensure that vehicle is ready for the next driver. --- Driver must know how to conduct an accurate and detailed inventory. Inventory must include a list of all household items that will be loaded in the truck. Inventory list must be easy to read and understand. Inventory must match boxes labels. All items that are not placed in a box must be inventoried with a full description and detailed list of conditions. (Scratched, dented, punctured, broken etc.) --- Wrap and secure household goods using pads, packing paper, containers, or straps. --- Drive electric or hybrid-electric powered trucks or alternative fuel-powered trucks to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials. --- Operate trucks equipped with snowplows or sander attachments to maintain roads in winter weather. --- Follow safety procedures for Flatbed trucks. Ensure that loads are properly secured in the vehicle, this includes strapping and tarping. --- Responsible for planning, coordinating and executing the relocation. Give directions and assistance to helpers, packer, and loaders in order to successfully complete the relocation. --- Driver is required to fuel their vehicle at the end of their shift. Driver will be assigned a fuel code to use the Company's fuel tanks. --- Driver will request daily assignment from Dispatcher. Dispatcher will provide him with verbal instructions and paperwork.

Keywords: Apple Moving LLC, Colorado Springs , Class A Driver, Professions , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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