Career Directions Limited

Truck Driver - Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania

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Job Summary

We are seeking a dependable and organized Class A truck driver who possesses a great deal of physical and mental stamina who thrives working long hours on the road and can consistently ensure safe and accurate deliveries. Must be detail-oriented, efficient, and have a clean driving record.

  • Minimum Qualification: Highschool
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle
  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs.
  • Ensure trailer hitch is properly and securely attached to tractor unit
  • Transport goods, livestock, etc. from place of origin to assigned destination
  • Pick-up loads and organize goods in an ordered, logical manner
  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside of truck to prevent breakage or damage
  • Safely and efficiently handle and unload goods at selected destinations
  • Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with clients
  • Assist in mapping delivery routes
  • Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely deliveries
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Track and report working hours
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
Requirements and Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A driver’s license required
  • 4+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass background check and drug test
  • Skilled at driving large vehicles
  • Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • Able to operate electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful

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