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CDL A Regional Company Driver - $10K Bonus

Company: Americold
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to deliver on their commitments.

What You'll Do

  • Operate a Class A commercial vehicle (tractor trailer) to make no-touch pick-ups and deliveries at various local warehouses and customer locations. This is a home daily position, 2nd shift.
  • Two schedules open: Monday - Tuesday 6 pm to 6 am, and Wednesday 6 pm to midnight. And Wednesday midnight to 6 am, then Thursday - Saturday 6 pm to 6 am.
  • Earn $24 per hour, plus a $1 night shift differential, paid weekly, plus benefits of health, vision, dental, 401K, paid time off (PTO), quarterly safety bonuses and more.
  • Serve as a point of contact for product deliveries and acceptance, and relay relevant information between Americold and its customers.
  • Strictly adhere to all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations including daily trip logs, pre- and post-trip vehicle and equipment inspections, and hours of service, and maintain all appropriate paperwork, such as bills of lading and invoices.

    What Experience You Need

    • A valid and current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in the state of residence, and a minimum of two (2) years of recent, verifiable experience operating CDL A (tractor trailer) equipment.
    • No conviction for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs within the past five (5) years.
    • No more than four (4) moving violations in the past 36 months, and no more than two (2) moving violations in the previous 12 months.
    • No preventable accidents involving a fatality, bodily injuries treated away from the scene, or disabling damage to a motor vehicle within three years.
    • No violations for reckless driving, speeding 15 MPH over the speed limit, lane changes, or texting/handheld device use while driving. No conviction for a "serious or disqualifying traffic violation" within the last three (3) years as described in FMCSR parts 382, 391, 392 and 397).

      Physical Requirements & Abilities:

      D emonstrated ability to sit for long periods of time in a vehicle. Also must be able to repeatedly and quickly adjust vehicle controls to exact positions for several hours per day. While driving, operators are exposed to noise and vibration levels which may be higher than those typically experienced in passenger cars.

      Demonstrated manual dexterity and coordination of two (2) or more limbs with normal movements while sitting, standing, or lying down. This does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

      Demonstrated ability to talk, hear, and see sufficiently to complete assigned tasks. Must be able to visually identify details from distances.

      May be required to carry loads related to travel and occasionally lift, carry, position, or move objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.

      D emonstrated ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions sufficient to partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes.

      Demonstrated judgment skills sufficient to identify which of several objects is closer or farther away and to accurately ascertain distance between self and other objects.

      Demonstrated ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

      Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

      EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

      What Could Set You Apart

      • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
      • Experience with refrigerated (reefer) trailers
      • Demonstration of interpersonal and customer service skills, including partnering with co-workers and customers
      • Skills in written and verbal communication, and basic math
      • Skilled at reading and interpreting driving directions and road signs

        What We Offer

        Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.

        Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

        EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

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