US Cold Storage

  • Truck Driver

    City US-CA-Turlock
    Job ID
    2018-1383
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location Name
    Turlock
  • Overview

    United States Cold Storage is dedicated to being the leader in providing highly reliable and cost-effective logistic solutions to the frozen and refrigerated food industry, giving our customers the competitive edge they need in the ever-changing business environment. USCS is a leading national public refrigerated warehouse operator with a network of facilities across the United States.

     

    We currently seek a Class A Driver covering the local and regional area (California Only) operating 45’-53’ reefer trailers.

     

    No touch freight - pickup & deliveries 

    Home every night 

    Monday - Friday with some weekend 

    6 months behind the wheel experience 

    $16 to start

     

     

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Safely operate a tractor to transport goods from or to customer locations following all local, state, and federal guidelines.
    • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order. 
    • Follow appropriate safety and food safety procedures for transporting goods. 
    • Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure. 
    • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.    
    • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles. 
    • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required. 
    • Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy. 
    • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage. 
    • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs. 
    • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, phones, and global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers. 
    • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices.
    • Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary. 
    • Follow special cargo-related procedures, such as checking refrigeration systems for frozen foods.

    Qualifications

    MANDATORY JOB REQUIREMENTS

    The knowledge, skills, abilities and certifications listed below are representative of the qualifications required to successfully perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    • High School Degree/ GED Required
    • 1 year minimum experience operating Class A vehicles; reefer experience preferred
    • Must have a clean MVR and provide an MVR upon request
    • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal
    • Be able to read written English
    • Capable of following verbal and written instructions
    • Available to work various shifts
    • Capable of standing and walking extended periods of time, and getting into and out of a truck cab
    • Use hands and feet to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls
    • The employee must be capable of occasionally lifting up to 70 lbs
    • Work longer hours as needed to satisfy customer and USCS daily and seasonal requirements
    • Have acceptable and / or correctable vision

     

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