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Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado CDL Truck Driver - Class A . Platte River Warehouse * Most loads are drop and hook with minimal handling* in Englewood, Colorado

Description

A great opportunity to utilize your driving experience, traveling anywhere from the Front Range to Castle Rock to Fort Collins, CO area, and best of all, you should be home most nights! Why work for us? Goodwill Industries of Denver is celebrating 100 years of changing lives throughout Colorado. Come join our team to support our mission.The CDL Truck Driver will travel using intercity routes to include local roads, interstates and highways. The CDL Truck Driver is responsible for the transportation of goods utilizing a tractor-trailer combination.

* Most loads are drop and hook with minimal handling *

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drives any combination of vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more and the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed are in excess of 10,000 pounds. May also drive any vehicle requiring a Class B, Class C or Class R driver’s license.

  • Inspect tractor trailer equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel. Oil and water before and after trips. Submits a trip report indicating tractor and trailer condition, safety issues, and/or defects.

  • Drives tractor trailers to stores and landfill, drops and picks up trailers, trash, and donations; and returns them to plant.

  • Drives tractor trailer out to ACC trailers at night and changes out trailers as needed.

  • Drives tractor trailers to repair shop as required. Moves trailers in the yard as required. Drives empty trailers to storage as required.

  • Assists in the loading and unloading of trailers on the dock, at the stores and ACC sites.

  • Delivers mail pouches daily and any other items designated to that store.

  • Obeys road signs and symbols, traffic laws, appropriate use of lights, weights and height limits of vehicle, and speed limits. Speed should be consistent with existing road, traffic and weather conditions.

  • Obeys all DOT regulations pertaining to drivers.

  • Maintains a driver’s log and other records according to DOT regulations.

  • Builds and maintains effective quality working relationships with management, co-workers, customers and donors. Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Immediately advises supervisor of significant and unexpected problems. Promotes and demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.

  • Completes assignments and paperwork accurately and turns in after each run.

  • Takes direction from Dock Lead and/or management.

  • Safeguards all Goodwill property including donated goods. Reports and suspicious behavior, incidents of theft or unauthorized possession/removal of Goodwill property.

  • Follows all Goodwill policies and procedures. Follows safety rules and regulations. Acts safely at all times.

  • Supports the best elements of our corporate culture while making culture change. Open to and supportive of new ideas and process improvement of systems and procedures.

  • Works flexible schedules, days, nights, overtime, weekends and holidays if required.

  • Drives on company business.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must possess a current Colorado Class A driver’s license. Ability to be insured by organization’s insurance carrier. A pre-employment drug screen, background and motor-vehicle report is required for this position. Must be able to pass a CDOT-compliant physical.

Compensation: Based on experience

Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses.

Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

We promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace.

Physical Demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop. Kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color visions, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical – Very Heavy Work: Lifting and Carrying objects weighing 30 pounds constantly, 40 pounds frequently, and 50 pounds occasionally to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to- position requiring the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. Pushing and Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to push, pull, draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion exerting 50 pounds of force constantly, 75 pounds of force frequently, and 100 pounds of force occasionally.

Qualifications

Experience

Required

  • Must have CDL-Class A. license

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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