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CDL-A Truck Driver

Sioux City, IA | Temp-to-Hire

Job ID: 0022-002 Industry: Transportation/Logistics Pay Rate: Depends On Experience

Aventure Staffing wants you to keep on trucking!  A local company is seeking courteous and knowledgeable drivers with a CDL-A to transport and deliver goods and materials using a truck with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations.  These goods may be loose or in packaged form.  

Essential Functions:

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order and all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
  • Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading and unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle  is properly positioned for loading and unloading.
  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, and telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Couple and uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air and electrical lines, and manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Secure goods (using ropes, blocks, chains, binders,  and covers)and wrap goods (using pads, packing paper, and containers) for transport, which may include securing loads to trailer walls, using straps.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, and radiator fluid, or performing minor repairs.  To include emergency roadside repairs when necessary.  
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Check trailer after goods have been unloaded to ensure no damage has occurred.  Remove any debris from unloaded trailer.
  • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions. 

 

Benefits available through Aventure Staffing include:

  • Medical Coverage - Access to an affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage plan
  • Direct Deposit
  • Weekly Pay
  • Referral Bonus - Rewarding employees who refer quality employees
  • Paid Holidays & Personal Time Off - Based on accrued hour requirements

Don't let this opportunity pass you by!  Join the Aventure team NOW! www.aventure.com/apply.  Or 712-277-4202 for more information.

The individual hired for this position understands he/she understands the following:

Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience. 

Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Resource Management (People & Equipment) - Ability to obtain and appropriate the proper usage of equipment, facilities, materials, as well as personnel. 

Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

Communications, Verbal - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct.

Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.

Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) is required
  • Experience: 1 or more years
  • Certification & Licenses: CDL Class A Drivers License required

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally stand, walk, climb, squat or kneel, bend, crawl, reach above shoulder, reach outward, and manually manipulate.
  • Frequently sit for for the majority of the shift.
  • Occasionally left/carry between 10 and 100 lbs.
  • Occasionally push/pull between 10 and 100 lbs.

Other Physical Requirements:

  • Vision (near, distance, color, peripheral, and depth)
  • Sense of Sound - Must be able to hear commands, traffic, machines, and vehicles
  • sense of Touch
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - As necessary within the current area/shop

Work Environment: 

  • Work inside the cabin of a truck, as well as the current outside weather

 

Don't delay!  Client is ready to hire! Contact us today to inquire: 712-277-4204

Click to apply! www.aventure.com/apply

EOE/AA Employer - Drug test and/or background check may be required.

Sioux City Light Industrial Branch

The Sioux City Light Industrial Branch focuses in placing qualified candidates in industries such as Production, Manufacturing and other skilled trades. Apply directly to the Sioux City Light Industrial Branch by going to www.aventure.com and clicking "Apply Online".
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