Driver, Straight Truck

US Foods, Inc. Pittston , PA 18640

Posted 1 week ago

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The primary function of this position is to drive a straight truck for the purpose of delivering and unloading various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, groceries, dry goods, equipment and supplies) to customer drop-off sites while providing excellent customer service. Return the empty truck to the distribution center. All functions must be completed in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

Perform All Pre-Trip Responsibilities Including: Obtaining And Reviewing Driver Itinerary, Checking Route Numbers And Account Numbers For Assigned Deliveries, Counting Items And Checking Customer Invoices Of Products That Have Been Loaded, Completing Required Trailer Temperature Checks And Performing Pre-Trip Safety Check Inspections Of Trucks According To Department Of Transportation (Dot) Regulations.

Drive To And Deliver Customer Orders To Meet The Scheduled Customer Times And Maintain Adequate Productivity Rate To Meet Delivery Schedules. Use Electronic Time Keeping System To Log In Time At Customer Site.

Visually Survey Customer'S Site During The Approach To Determine Hazards.

Unload Products From The Truck With A Hand Truck, Lift Gate, Or By Hand And Place Items In Designated Customer Storage Areas.

Verify Delivery Of Correct Items With Customer And Obtain Proper Signatures. Collect Money (Cash Or Checks) Where Required. Contact Division Management For Authorization Of Invoice Discrepancies And Communicate All Errors And Returns.

As Requested By Management, Drive Backhauls Which Requires Picking Up Product From Vendors And Bring Back To Warehouse For Receiving While Staying Within Dot Hours Of Service (Hos) Regulations.

Return Straight Truck To Division When Route Is Completed.

Perform All Post-Trip Responsibilities:
Unloading Damaged Goods And Customer Returns And Completing Necessary Paperwork; Performing Safety Checks On The Truck; Fueling (As Required By The Division); Parking And Securing The Truck; Completing Dot Logs (Electronic Or Manual As Required) And Company Vehicle Maintenance Reports (Dvir) And Reconcile These With The Appropriate Company Representative As Required.

Attend All Required Company Meetings And Adhere To All Safety Practices And Company Policies.

Follow Division Shift Times, Enter Days Of Week And Hours, And Continue Until The Work Is Completed Within Dot Hos Regulations. Some Holiday, Saturday, Sunday, And Overnight Deliveries May Be Required.

Must Satisfactorily Complete All Company Mandated Trainings And Assessments.



Internal: Transportation Supervisors, Transportation Manager, And Transportation Administration And Fleet Maintenance Personnel.

External: Customers


Education/Training: High School Diploma/Ged Preferred.

Must Be Able To Read, Write And Communicate In English As It Relates To The Job And To The Safety Regulations. Must Have Basic Math Skills (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide) And Ability To Work With Money Collected From Customers To Ensure The Amount Collected Matches The Invoiced Amount. Must Have A Valid Commercial Drivers License (Cdl), Class B Issued By The State Of Legal Residence With The Necessary Endorsements And Be Dot Qualified.

Experience: Experience Delivering Products Preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must Be Able To Use, Or Learn To Use, All Equipment, Global Positioning Systems (Gps) I.E.

Xata, Pod, And Tools Used To Perform The Job. Must Be Able To Perform All Job Functions Safely. Must Be Able To Work The Scheduled/Assigned Times And Required Overtime For The Position.

Must Know/Have Ability To Learn Material Safety Data Sheet Information Regarding All Material Used Within The Scope Of The Work. Must Have Excellent Customer Service Skills. Must Be At Least 21 Years Of Age.

Must Successfully Pass A Controlled Substance Abuse Screening Test. Must Be Able To Work In Extreme Weather Conditions, Including Applying Tire Chains If Needed. Must Adhere To All Safety Practices And Company Policies.

No More Than Two Convictions In The Past Two Year Period For Traffic Violations. No More Than One Of These May Be A Serious (As Defined By Dot) Violation Or Result Of An Accident

  • Company Or Private Vehicle; No Dui Convictions Within Past Three Years, Regardless Of Type Of Vehicle Operated; No Driver'S License Suspension Within Past Three Years (Insurance And Overweight Tickets Are Excluded); And No Termination By Previous Employer For Failure To Comply With Safety Regulations Or For Accident Involvement.

Physical Requirements:
Must Be Able To Pass Dot Physical.

Must Be Able To Work In Extreme Weather Conditions. Must Be Able To Perform The Following Physical Activities For Described Length Of Time:

Occasionally: 1% - 33%

Frequently: 34% - 66%

Continuously: 67% - 100%

Job Requires Worker To:
1.Stand Frequently
2.Walk Frequently
3.Drive Frequently
4.Sit Frequently

Job Requires Worker To Lift:
1.1-10 Lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
2.10-20 Lbs (Light) Frequently
3.25-50 Lbs (Medium) Frequently
4.50-100 Lbs (Heavy) Occasionally
5.Over 100 Lbs (Very Heavy) Occasionally

Job Requires Worker To Carry:
1.1-10 Lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
2.10-20 Lbs (Light) Occasionally
3.20-50 Lbs (Medium) Occasionally
4.50-100 Lbs (Heavy) Occasionally
5.Over 100 Lbs (Very Heavy) Never

Job Requires Worker To:
1.Push/Pull Frequently E.G.: Hand Truck, Gate, Straps, Metal Ramp, Truck Door, Dolly, Boxes, Truck Gear Shift
2.Climb/Balance Frequently E.G.: In/Out Truck/Trailer (2 Vertical Step 12" And 20") To Cab. On/Off Ramp To Ground Level And Side Door Steps (6) And Platform Of Trailer. Stairs, Truck And Delivery Ramps.
3.Stoop/Squat Occasionally
4.Kneel/Bend Occasionally
5.Bend Frequently
6.Reach Above Shoulder Occasionally
7.Grasp Objects Frequently E.G.: Hand Truck, Boxes, Cartons


  • Steering Wheel
    8.Manipulate Objects Frequently E.G.: Boxes, Dolly, Metal Truck Ramp, Hand Truck, Paper Work, Truck Gate, Straps

Continuously E.G.: Truck Gear Shift
9.Twisting Frequently

Pre-Screening Questions
1.Please Indicate If You Have Any Delivery Experience. (Required)
2.Do You Possess A Valid Driver'S License? (Required)
3.Have You Been Disqualified Or Suspended From Driving A Vehicle Because Of A Conviction For Longer Than 60 Days Within The Last Two Years? (Required)
4.Do You Have More Than One Conviction For A Moving Violation In The Previous Two Years That Was "Serious" (According To Dot) Or The Result Of An Accident? (Required)
5.Has Your Driver'S License Been Suspended For Traffic Or Other Non-Moving Violations In The Last Three Years? (Do Not Include Suspensions For Insurance Or Overweight Tickets.) (Required)
6.Have You Ever Been Denied A License, Permit Or Privilege To Operate A Motor Vehicle? (Required)
7.Have You Had A Dui Conviction For Alcohol Or Drugs Within The Last Three Years? (Required)
8.Have You Tested Positive Or Refused A Test, On Any Pre-Employment Drug Or Alcohol Test Administered By An Employer For A Position To Which You Applied For But Did Not Obtain In The Past Two Years? (Required)
9.Are You At Least 21 Years Of Age Or Older? (Required)
10. Are You Able To Meet Dot Medical Requirements? (Required)
11. Do You Have Experience In A Position Where You Had To Physically Unload Product With A Hand Truck? (Required)
12. The Position For Which You Are Applying Requires Repeated, Manual Heavy Lifting Of Up To 80Ib. Items Throughout Your Shift. Are You Able And Willing To Perform This Aspect Of The Job? (Required)
13. Are You Able And Willing To Make Frequent Stops? (Required)
14. The Position For Which You Are Applying May Require Exposure To Inclement Weather Conditions. Are You Able And Willing To Perform This Aspect Of The Job? (Required)
15. Please Select Your Highest Level Of Education. (Asset)
16. Do You Have Warehouse Or Delivery Experience? (Asset)
17. How Many Years Of Delivery Driving Experience Do You Have? (Asset)

Application Administration

Ace Candidate Criteria:

Minimum Requirements For An Ace Candidate Are Someone Who Meets All The Required Duties Of The Job.

When Can A Position Be Un-Posted Prior To The One Week Minimum Posting Requirement?

If Posting For 1 Position When The Total Pool Of Applicants Reaches 50 Ace Candidates.

If Posting For 2 Positions When The Total Pool Of Applicants Reaches 75 Ace Candidates.

If Posting For 3 Or More Positions When The Total Pool Of Applicants Reaches 125 Ace Candidates.

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Driver, Straight Truck

US Foods, Inc.