Golden State Foods

  • Driver - Class A

    Location US-VA-Suffolk
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Position Summary (Job Description):


     Performs daily transportation functions as directed by Supervisor. Operates diesel-powered tractor-trailer

     combination trucks to transport and deliver products.  Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge

     of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicles in difficult situations, such as narrow

     passageways.  Inspects trucks for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck conditions.

     Maintains driver log according to DOTregulations and other federal and company required records/logs.

     May be required to perform product backhaul when returning from dispatched route.  Unloads/loads

     product at store with assistance from store personnel.


    30     Unloads product at each delivery stop.  Verifies delivered product against invoice to

              insure delivery and billing accuracy.  Obtains customer signature on invoice and delivery log.

              Makes adjustments to invoices as necessary.  Keeps Driver Daily Delivery Log.


    25     Drives to predetermined store locations per route schedule, applying knowledge of commercial

              driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle.


    10     Requires use of judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of operations

              within the limitations of recognized or standard methods and procedures.


    10     Functions as company representative to customer, properly represents company interests

              and image in all dealings with customers.









    Division Application of Responsibilities:

    (% of Time)



     5      Maintains driver log, trip and mileage records according to D.O.T. regulations.  Complies with all

              DOT rules and regulations regarding hours of service, licensing, safety and equipment operation.


     5      Maintain company quality and performance standards.


         Observe company safety rules and regulations and reports unusual conditions and problems to supervisor.


     5      Positions/check load securing equipment to secure cargo during transit.  Inspects vehicles

              for defects before, during and after trips, submits report indicating equipment condition.


     5      Practice good housekeeping.  Perform other related duties as assigned.



    Qualifications Required of this Position:


     Must possess a valid driver's license and possess a current DOT Medical certification card.  One (1)  year

     driving tractor-trailer experience.  Must be able to effectively communicate to maintain positive customer

     relations climate with other drivers/warehouse personnel/customers/supervisors.  Capable of standing,

     walking and repeatedly climbing into and out of road tractor or switch tractor.  Must be able to work all

     necessary work schedules, including holidays/weekends.  Requires safely operating equipment in extremes

     of weather and climatic conditions and insure working in a cold environment (cooler/freezer).  Must

     be able to frequently lift/handle cases ranging from 5-50 pounds.



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