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Universal Forest Products, Inc.

Full Time & Part Time Class B Truck Drivers

Universal Forest Products, Inc. - Gordon, PA

Full Time & Part Time Class B Truck Drivers




Knowledge * Must be 21 years of age. * Minimum 12th grade basic education completed. * Minimum 2 years of experience driving. Preferable 3 to 5 years of experience driving a commercial vehicle. * Working knowledge of vehicle parts, and how to handle minor repairs to ensure equipment is in proper operating conditions. * Required to have a valid Class B Commercial Drivers License * Successfully completion of forklift driver licensing process. Skills and abilities * Ability to pass a written and driving test on DOT rules and regulations * Ability to pass a physical examination (DOT required) * Ability to operate an electronic board system * Ability to block, brace/strap and tie down/secure cargo for transportation and to tarp load * Ability to determine if vehicle is properly loaded and if weight cargo is adequate * Ability to drive and perform duties in a safe manner * Ability to identify equipment malfunctions and determine safe operation of the vehicle * Proficient in the use of English language in reading, writing and speaking. * Ability to work in a wide range of weather conditions * Ability to interact with co-workers, customers and vendors * Good understanding of efficiencies and productivity measures * Ability to pass a drug test * Ability to work part-time hours Monday thru Saturday * Must not have any DOT recordable accidents in the past three years * Safety conscious * Team player and goal oriented * Leads by example and positive attitude * Good communicator, customer service oriented and problem solver * Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

Safely drives on the road delivering products in various weather conditions * Completes pre-trip and post-trip inspection sheets * Inspects equipment to ensure safe operating conditions -- checks oil and fuel prior to leaving the yard * Secures load and/or inspects load to ensure is been properly secured. * Performs duties consistent with all applicable safety, DOT and Company rules. * Conducts preventive maintenance to truck and ensures is clean * Maintains appropriate driving records, logs, and shipping documents as required * Maintains radio/telephone and EOB (Electronic On-Board System) contact with base or supervisor to receive instructions or to be dispatched to new locations * Verifies shipping documents for accuracy, and obtains customer's signature on paperwork upon delivery. * Completes paperwork are required. * May operate a forklift to load/unload trailers as required. * Follows forklift rules and policies as described by Company policy. * Completes training as required by management. * Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings. * Performs other duties as required.

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17 days 19 hours ago

Universal Forest Products, Inc.


Full Time & Part Time Class B Truck Drivers Universal Forest Products, Inc. - Gordon, PA, United States


Location: Gordon, PA

Company Profile:
Since 1955, there’s one thing that Universal Forest Products has consistently done: grow. We’ve grown our brand portfolio. We’ve grown our product lines. But, most importantly, we’ve grown our reputation—based on our commitment to grow brands by delivering the absolute best products and service possible. Not only because it’s what you expect, but also because it’s what we demand.