Shuttle Driver II

Date: Jun 10, 2019

Location: Plant City, FL, US

Company: Dart Container

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Operate a tractor with trailer inter/intrastate to pick-up and/or deliver merchandise.
  • Drive diesel/gas tractor in accordance with commercial driving regulations of State, U.S. Department of Transportation and Interstate Commerce Commission. Driver must be skilled at maneuvering in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways and within urban areas.
  • Hook and unhook trailer as necessary
  • Inspect equipment, tractor and trailer, before each operation
  • Conduct a visual inspection of tractor and trailer to include such items as tires, breaks, fluid levels and latches before each operation.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and services of truck and trailer.
  • Report any malfunctions to Truck Maintenance Supervisor for correction.
  • Conduct a visual inspection of tractor and trailer to include such items as tires, breaks, fluid levels and latches before each operation.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and services of truck and trailer.
  • Report any malfunctions to Truck Maintenance Supervisor for correction.
  • Consult bill-of-lading denoting destinations and road maps to determine most direct and efficient routes of travel.
  • Request assistance, if necessary, and will make route alterations if appropriate. Will contact supervision or customer/vendor by telephone/CB if encountering destination problems.
  • Complete driving logs, per regulations of States, Department of Transportation and Interstate Commerce Commission as necessary.
  • Ensure possession of all appropriate documentation, including registration and vehicle inspection reports.
  • Unload delivered merchandise at retail locations. May assist vendors in loading of merchandise. Driver unloads trailer of specified merchandise per bills-of-lading at specified destinations.
  • Move cartons of merchandise by hand and will reposition merchandise not unloaded to ensure against breakage.
  • Load or assist in loading merchandise picked up at vendors; may utilize hand dolly, hand jack or rollers when moving merchandise to/from trailer.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstrate minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • CDL (Commercial Driver's License) license
  • Good driving record
  • Physically Qualified under U.S. Department of Transportation (Part 391.)
  • Three (3) years tractor trailer experience
  • HAZMAT Endorsement on license
  • Ability to utilize maps, dock plates/leveler, hand carts, hydraulic and manual pallet jacks and various hand tools
  • Tractor-trailer urban driving experience

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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