HOU - Flatbed Driver Class A Driver

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Drivers who want to return home the same day 95% of the time! Opulent Transport, LLC is seeking a dependable and efficient CDL flatbed truck driver who possesses a great deal of physical and mental stamina able to withstand long hours on the road. Must be organized, detailed oriented, and comfortable working independently. A clean driving record and commercial driving experience is a must.

CDL Truck Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned vehicle
  • Drive vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pick-up and safely transport goods, lumber, etc. to the intended destination
  • MUST know how to tarp, strap, chain and use binders to secure a load
  • Ensure contents are properly secured in a truck, flatbed to prevent damage/injury
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries
  • Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm that the contents of each shipment load match the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • MAKE SAFETY A PRIORITY AT ALL TIMES

CDL Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) required
  • 3+ years of proven FLATBED experience in commercial truck driving
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles
  • Alert, focused, detail-oriented, disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • Physically and mentally fit and possess great physical stamina and focus during long driving shifts
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • Comfortable with long-haul transport
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Map reading and route planning experience
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • High level of composure and good stress management

LeadFlex Job ID: 24145

External ID: cd19918d-4094-474f-a4c2-fa45730c7c2c

SCAC: AOPTN

Post Date: 09/15/2022

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