Fort-Worth, Texas Area Jobs

Fort Worth , TX

Driver CDL Class A

Fort-Worth, Texas Area Jobs
Fort Worth, TX Full time
Posted on March 1, 2018
Contract Service Provider in the Fort Worth, TX area in need of an experienced driver with Class A CDL with Doubles/Triples Endorsement to run Evenings/Nights. (No Doubles Experience Necessary). Hazmat is a plus but not required. Position requires a minimum of 1-year tractor-trailer experience in the last 3 years or 5 years in the past 10 years. Clean MVR with no serious violations. DUIs not accepted. No felony criminal convictions. We need drivers who can work independently. Familiarity with good pre-trip and post-trip inspections and attention to detail is a must. Must be comfortable hooking/unhooking trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer. All drivers will need to be approved by FedEx Ground before being eligible. One week paid vacation after 6 months of service. Pay is per mile. Driver will be eligible for yearly performance bonuses after 1 year of service. Great opportunity for the right professional. Job Type: Full-time Job Description: - No Touch Freight - Must be able to work independently - Qualified applicants must have clean MVR, clean background check and pass drug test. - Operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and triples, where applicable) - Perform daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer - Comply with hazardous material regulations and procedures - Follow dispatch instructions and communicate with dispatch as required, including but not limited to: delays, arrivals and equipment problems - Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures - Complete daily trip log - Perform other duties as required Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Required experience: - 1 year driving experience in the past 3 years (or 5 years of experience in the past 10 years: 1 year) Required license or certification: - CDL Class A with Doubles Endorsement Qualifications: - Must possess a class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Doubles/Triples Endorsement to Run Evenings/Nights. (No Doubles Experience Necessary) - Must possess one (1) year experience within most recent three (3) years or successful completion of FedEx Freight Driver Development Course - Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards - Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations - Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator - Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.) - Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck - Ability to follow instructions and complete required training - Ability to work independently and/or as a team member