CDL-A Driver

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Located in Chesapeake, VA

Salary: depending on experience

Chesapeake, VA transport company in search of experienced CDL-A Drivers to join their team.

Responsible for operating a diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination to deliver, load, drop and pick-up of trailers as required, in a professional manner. Need to be able to work some long hours as needed.

 

Permanent, Full Time Position

PAY:  depending on your experience

TO APPLY:  Please email your up to date resume (in a normal Word Document or other editable format; no links please) to: joy.hart@expresspros.com  and include the job title (CDL-A Driver, M162) on the subject line.  Once you have sent your resume, please call us at 757-961-8368 to verify we received it and  speak to Joy Hart about your qualifications for this job.   

 

The Virginia Beach Express Employment Professionals office is a locally owned recruiting firm that focuses on assisting career minded professionals locate the right job environment within South Hampton Roads. Our desire is to help candidates move their careers forward !  There is never a fee to our candidates. 

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Always making sure vehicle is in safe operating condition and clean.
  • Responsible for coupling/uncoupling trailers and loading/unloading.
  • Complies with all federal state, local and corporate rules regulations and policies as they pertain to the operation of assigned equipment.
  • Perform thorough safety and maintenance inspections of all equipment prior to and after all trips.
  • Ensure all loads are properly loaded, secured, and evenly distributed.
  • Identify any hazardous loads, insure all markings and shipper’s papers are in order and respond to
  • management appropriately.
  • Maintain accurate driver records and mileage logs.
  • Submit accurate, required paperwork to the operations department within the designated time frames.
  • Positively represent the company by maintaining a professional, courteous and polite relationship with all customers.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Drivers must have a minimum of two years of driving experience commensurate with the requirements of the position available.
  • Graduation from an accredited driving school and one year of verifiable experience may also be considered acceptable.
  • Must be able to work schedules that may include working eight to ten hours and could be up to fifteen-hour days, seven days per week, as required. Off shifts and odd starting and finishing times is frequently a requirement.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English.
  • Must be able to count and perform basic math skills, as well as, read a road map and select the safest and most direct routes.
  • Must meet, be thoroughly familiar with, and adhere to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Must meet, be thoroughly familiar with and adhere to the corporate driver safety and operating policies and procedures.
  • Hazmat and Tank Endorsement preferred
  • Must pass a DOT physical administered by a company designated physician.
  • Minimum age of 23 yrs.
  • Must be 24-hour accessibility by phone.
  • Must be able to do heavy lifting.

Express Office: Virginia Beach
4530 Professional Circle
Suite 1B
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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