Road Driver Job at FedEx Freight, Belmont, NH

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  • FedEx Freight
  • Belmont, NH

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Pick up and deliver trailers between Service Centers and/or turn-point locations via tractor-trailer combinations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and triples, where applicable)

Perform daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment

Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer

Verify and complete required documentation and reports

Maintain accurate daily logs

Comply with hazardous material regulations and procedures

Follow dispatch instructions and communicate with dispatch (e.g. delays, arrivals, equipment problems), as required

May be required to perform chaining of vehicle tires

May be required to perform job duties of a city driver or a dock employee where operationally necessary

Load and unload freight as required

Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with double/triple, hazardous materials and tank endorsements. Automatic transmission CDL restriction allowed.
Must possess 1 year experience within most recent 3 years, or successful completion of FedEx Freight Driver Development Course
Must have acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards
Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations
Long combination vehicles (LCV) (i.e. Triple Trailers, Rocky Mountain Doubles, and Turnpike Doubles) are operated in the states of AZ, CO, FL, ID, IN, KS, MT, ND, NV, OH, OK, OR, SD and UT. LCV Drivers in these states must meet the Long Combination Vehicles (LCV) Qualification and Certification Minimum Standards
Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
Ability to hook-up and break-down sets of trailers that require an average lift force of about 100 pounds, several times a day or more.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck
Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
Demonstrates initiative and motivation

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Drive long distances day and night on all types of roads and in all types of weather
Exposure to noise and vibration
Exposure to dust and diesel fumes
Exposure to hazardous materials shipped and packaged under DOT regulations
Hours may vary due to operational need
Overnight stays may be required for some schedules

The Hazardous Materials endorsement must be obtained within 120 days of offer acceptance. An employee will not be allowed to drive a commercial motor vehicle without this endorsement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Pay Transparency:

Pay:

Additional Details: Starting Rate of Pay: $0.7433 / mile

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call or e-mail at .

FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Job Tags

Full time, For contractors, Long distance, Night shift,

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