Sep 09, 2019
Summary: Safely drives market truck with capacity of more than thirty tons transporting animals to and from specified farm and plant destinations. Essential Job Responsibilities: SAFETY · Wear seatbelt anytime vehicle is in motion · Safely operate tractor/trailer combination unit with high center of gravity · Follow required and recommended safety practices and procedures · Report all accidents promptly through proper authorities OPERATIONS · Successfully complete a Road Test and be issued a certificate · Properly Pre-Trip and Post-Trip the equipment · Work in single driver environment · Handle shipping documents to insure accuracy and timely submission · Position equipment properly to safely load and offload animals at farm or plant destination · Drive day/night in variety of climates and traffic · Use on-board computer · Maintain logs, DVIR, itinerary, and other paperwork as required · Fuel equipment and properly use on-board computer (or turns in logs) daily PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS · Must be able to pass DOT physical upon initial hire · Must be able to load and unload animals at farm and plant destination. · Must be able to lift 50 # without difficulty COMMUNICATIONS · Complete all required information on the CDL Driver Application For Employment · Be able to read and speak the English language · Be able to understand highway traffic signs and signals · Be able to respond to official inquiries and make entries on reports and records · Handle shipping documents to insure accuracy and timely submission · Use Farm Directions Book, maps or GPS to avoid getting lost or going out-of-route · Be able to converse with our business associated to resolve problems in a civil manner · Be able to calculate simple mathematical problems dealing with market haul. COMPLIANCE · Comply with all Bio-Security (BMS) and Environmental (EMS) management system’s rules and regulations · Comply with DOT rules and regulations · Comply with all Smithfield established policies and procedures · No DOT Recordable preventable accidents within the last three (3) years with a CMV · No more than one (1) moving violation within the last three (3) years · Comply with all TQA animal handling regulations.
White Oak, NC 28399, USA