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Truck Driver Commercial in Shawnee, KS at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

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Career Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class:

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the delivery of accurate and timely distribution of automotive aftermarket parts to various customer locations (retail stores).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Load product onto truck at the Distribution Center and prepares for delivery. May be required to use power equipment, such as a forklift or pallet jack, to load the truck.
  • Perform pre-trip inspection of vehicles, trailers, and cargo to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order, and to ensure that cargo is undamaged and all load-related documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Inspect tractor-trailer for defects pre/post trip and submit DOT inspection report indicating condition
  • Inspect bill of lading and store keys for accuracy in off-hour delivery. Inspect trailer to ensure product is secure for undamaged transport of product
  • Deliver product from the Distribution Center to the customers’ location, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and roads in the area.
  • Drive tractor-trailer to destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle on the road and on customer premises
  • Unload product from truck to customers’ dock, inspecting cargo and completing required documentation.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in adherence with established Company driving policies and procedures. Remains compliant with Company, state and federal testing and licensing requirements, submitting proof as requested.
  • Maintain driver log according to DOT regulations, documenting delivery receipt, and exceptions.
  • Unload trailer, delivering product into customer premises.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to vehicles as required per Company policies and procedures. Understands and demonstrates Advance Auto Parts' Core Values.

 QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Ability to adhere to established safe driving guidelines.
  • Ability to use equipment such as forklift and pallet jack to load trucks, and remain certified to operate all such equipment.
  • Ability to perform all tasks in a safe manner, following all safety rules and guidelines. 
  • Ability to Drive: Day or Night Routes, Set or Dynamic Schedule
  • Ability to back up into tight situations: ex)Blind Side, Busy Street
  • Ability to work safely & well with yourself and others including: Backhaul Vendors, DC Team Members, Store Team Members, Motoring Public, Fellow Drivers
  • Must be at least 25 years old
  • Clean driving record or Good MVR at least 3 years

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Minimum two year experience driving heavy box trucks or three years’ experience driving tractor trailers required
  • Defensive Driver Training preferred or equivalent combination of education/training and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • CDL license required – Class A or B
  • Haz-Mat endorsement

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 70-100 lbs of floor loaded material on occasion.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Career Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.