TRUCK DRIVER,CDL-A- OTR - Lanette, AL

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CDL-A Truck Driver, OTR and Regional, $0.50 per mile to start, full benefits. Based in Lanette, AL



Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.



 



At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit (url removed)



Responsibilities:

To comply, follow, and have knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations that govern: including but not limited to the rules that pertain to Hours of Service, Fed Regulations, local and state laws, equipment related requirements, and loading of freight to comply with weight and position limitations.



It is the driver’s responsibility to call customers and or brokers regarding information on the assignment assigned and or changes to arrival time.



Read maps and plan routes to find the most practical and time efficient route while avoiding truck-restricted routes and to plan fuel stops according to company policy.



Read and understand road signs to avoid dangerous situations (i.e. low underpasses or impassable routes).



Manage time to prevent late pickups/deliveries.



Communicate professionally with dispatchers, safety department, other Letica Freightlines departments/associates, other motorists, shippers, receivers, law enforcement personnel, and DOT officers but not limited too.



Re-stack cases of shifted product from 5 lbs to 15 lbs per case depending on the type of product as required.



Secure load with load locks as needed.



Operate a standard 10-speed transmission and a fully automatic transmission utilizing right hand to operate the gear selector.



Pull the 5th wheel release, tandem axle releases and open/close trailer doors in all types of weather conditions.



Adjust trailer pin height by turning the metal crank mounted on the trailer in order to move the landing gear upward and downward to position the trailer properly for hooking or disconnecting the tractor to the trailer.



Work weekends as needed.



Qualifications:

To posses and maintain a current non-expired Commercial Drivers License Class A (CDL A license).



Required 12 months of over-the-road tractor/trailer experience



Knowledge of the laws for driving under a CDL A license.



Meet the physical qualifications and examination under 391.41 DOT reg.



Experience and ability to drive a tractor with a 53 foot trailer to include maneuvering safely thru traffic and backing up to shipper/receiver.



Ability to pass a road test.



Ability to read, write and speak English.



Ability to be flexible and adapt to ever changing business needs.



Excellent time management skills.



To exhibit professional and patient demeanor at all times.



Strong communication skills.



Ability to handle stress and make clear rational decisions while under tense circumstances.



 



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