M.C. Dean, Inc.

Job Information

M. C. Dean, Inc. CDL Driver in Caroline County, Virginia

CDL Driver

ID 10383

Location Caroline County, VA

Apply Now (https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg04/ats/careers/v2/applyRequisition?org=MCDEAN&cws=62&rid=10383)

The CDL Truck Drivers are responsible for moving material and equipment from the Company's warehouse and area vendors to various job sites.

The incumbent is responsible for:

  1. Checking vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.

  2. Checking all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.

  3. Checking conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.

  4. Climbing ladders to inspect loads after loading is complete, in order to ensure that cargo is secure.

  5. Collecting delivery instructions for appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.

  6. Coupling and uncoupling trailers by changing trail jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air and electrical lines, and manipulating fifth-wheel locks.

  7. Cranking trailer landing gear up and down to safely secure vehicles.

  8. Driving trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes, in order to document weights and to comply with state regulations.

  9. Following appropriate safety procedures.

  10. Maintaining a trip and fuel log.

  11. Maintaining a current medical card and all other requirements regulated by the State's CDL regulations.

Job Working Conditions and Environment:

This position is physically demanding and often requires working outdoors while exposed to all types of weather conditions and while working in all types of environments. For example, the incumbent may be required to work, depending on the job location and the time of year, in the heat, cold, rain and snow. This position also requires working in areas that are under construction, or in restricted areas such as a switchgear room, manhole, utility tunnel, crawl space or attic. The incumbent must be able to access work areas that are accessible only by O.S.H.A. approved site construction ladders or stairs that are under construction. Additionally, this position requires flexible work hours. In order to get a project completed on time, drivers are often required to work overtime, weekends and night shifts. The incumbent must work in the presence of customers and their representatives with little or no interference or disruption to the customer while maintaining a professional and courteous image.

Years of Experience:

  1. This position requires at least five (5) years of experience as a CDL driver with five (5) years of experience towing trailers.

  2. Driver will return home 95% of the time (limited overnight assignments).

Formal Education:

  1. The incumbent has a high school degree or GED.

Personal Skills:

The incumbent must:

  1. Have a good driving record with either zero or positive points.

  2. Have the ability to work independently.

Physical Abilities:

The incumbent:

  1. Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time.

  2. Relocates a twelve foot stepladder without assistance

  3. Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis.

  4. Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English.

  5. May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.

  6. Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

  7. Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  8. Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

  9. See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  10. Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Applicants for this position may be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or demonstrate that they have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

VEVRAA Contractor