Tractor Trailer (CDL-A) Driver

Posted: 02/09/2021

Mid-West Moving & Storage has immediate openings for CDL-A Tractor Trailer drivers.

We are a full-service moving company and this position involved loading, transporting, and unloading household goods. Our drivers are leaders for our moving crews and they interact with customers on a daily basis.

Growth opportunity available!

Must meet the requirements of a criminal background check, driving record, physical, drug screen, and all other rules/regulations as required by Federal, State and The Company.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Safely drive all company vehicles (owned or rented) as assigned.
  • Perform pre-trip safety inspections on truck of moving equipment, interior and exterior of truck, straps and tensions, walk-boards and more.
  • Lead crew in loading shipment on to. or off of truck and efficiently complete job assigned.
  • May inspect shipment prior to loading for proper packing and/or wrapping
  • Perform accurate inventory of shipment.
  • Calculate charges and collect payment from shipper unless otherwise noted on paperwork or by supervisor.
  • Must be proficient at packing and loading items on moving van in order to maximize capacity and eliminate any possibility of damage in transporting.
  • Know all moving equipment and proper uses for each including dollies, four-wheelers, lift-gates, etc.
  • Follow all safety procedures and policies set forth by the Company. Report all violations of such procedures and policies to supervisor.
  • Provide and maintain superior customer service.
  • Work with dispatch daily, in person or by phone as required to check work schedule unless otherwise directed by supervisor.
  • Report to work promptly at dispatched time.

All other duties as assigned.

Specific Skills and Knowledge required:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with fellow employees and/or customers.
  • Must be willing to travel (local, interstate or intrastate)
  • Ability to comprehend and implement oral instructions quickly.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Have comprehensive understanding of moving and storage operations including being proficient at packing and loading.
  • Ability to be on time, reliable, and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations / ELD logging systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Required- High School Diploma or GED
  • Required- Valid Driver’s license
  • Required- Good driving record (will be verified)
  • Required- Ability to meet background check standards

Compensation:  CDL-A: $23 – $25 / hour

Mid-West Moving & Storage is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer including disabled and veterans. Our policy prohibits discrimination or harassment based on any protected characteristic.

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