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DPI Specialty Foods - Rocky Mountain Local CDL Driver - Class A in Henderson, Colorado

!!$2,000 HIRING BONUS!! !!Class A CDL Required!!Monday through Friday Schedule!!Summary: Drivers operate powered tractor trailer combinations over local,inter and intra state roads and highways in a safe and efficient manner inorder to deliver/transport products to customers. Drivers may also returnfreight pick up from vendors to DPI facilities (back haul). Job tasksinclude performing pre-trip and post-trip inspections on trucks andequipment, securing loads in between deliveries using load bars, strapsand bulkheads; unloading products onto docks and transporting to customerstorage using hand trucks or pallet jacks. Drivers may be responsible foron-site set up and product display *.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Operate truck to transport, deliver and receive products to and fromcustomer sites in a safe and efficient mannerPerform pre-and post-trip inspection on the truck and trailer for safeoperation of vehicleCommunicate with supervisor to receive work orders, products, maintaindelivery schedule, verify loads, report delivery issues and check-induring travel stops. May include use of a cellular phone or radioInteract and communicate with customers and vendors to verify deliveryloads, place or position products, receive re-loads or backhauls andcomplete transaction documentationUnload products from trailer and deliver to customer storage facility usingmanual and powered pallet jacksRead and interpret work orders, safety instructions and manualsApply knowledge of product and temperature sensitive protocols whentransporting, re-loading and securing product for transportMaintain manual or electronic log books according to Interstate CommerceCommissions regulationsSecure trailer during stops using chock blocksApply knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill when maneuveringvehicle in all situationsApply knowledge of product and storage shape and sizing for optimum stackingand storing of products and goodsOther Duties and Responsibilities:May assist in minor repairs to truck or trailerMay use weather specific tools such as snow shovels to clear pathways and dooropenings in certain regions during colder weatherMay prepare paperwork and labels for product to be returned, assure productis in re-sellable condition, and may sort, stack and arrange product forreturnMay be called upon to deliver product to customer distribution sites inaddition to retail sites (referred to as "cross-dock")May be called upon to return product to stock (RTS)Other duties may be assigned to fulfill DPI's objectivesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: The employee must be proficient inEnglish and basic math skills. A high school diploma or equivalent isrequired. A Class A, B, C or Doubles endorsed A*driver's license isrequired, depending on the type of vehicle driven. Possession of currentDOT medical certification is required. A minimum of 1 year of Class A or Bexperience is required; 2 years is preferred. The employee must qualifyand retain insurance eligibility under DPI's insurance policies, andmaintain a driving record that meets or exceeds DPI's standards. The Driverwill be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and participate in arandom drug and alcohol screening program when required by Federal or stateregWork Environment: The employee may be exposed to variable temperatures fromthe two different product climates (Dry, cold,). Must deal with localweather when driving and delivering products. There is moderate noise level inwarehouse environments with occasional to frequent honking of power jacks forsafety. The Driver is exposed to diesel, gas, and exhaust fumes.Work Hours: The work schedule is either 5 days a week, 8 hours a day, or4 days a week, 10 hours a day. Start times vary. Work hours and shifts aresubject to change depending on operating business conditions and needs. Theemployee may be required to work overtime, holidays or weekends.Layovers may be required.Physical and Mental Demands: Medium to heavy, exert