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Truck Driver

We are looking for long-haul truck drivers with Class A CDL license. Your job will be to safely operate trucks and drive goods, over intercity routes, promptly.


Logistics Industry

This field concerns itself with the management of operations from origin to consumption to meet the requirements of customers, clients, and corporations.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience delivering items to various addresses.
  • Learning how to organize and multitask on the job.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in the industry.
  • Exposure to the logistics industry.


Responsibilities

  • Transport stock between distribution centers in a time effective manner.
  • Plan routes in a cost, time and fuel efficient manner.
  • Account for, and adapt to, unexpected situations like weather conditions and traffic.
  • Keep proper logs of hours on the road, miles driven and fuel spent, following all company, state, and federal regulations.
  • Maintain the truck and associated equipment in good, working order; report all mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws and safety procedures.
  • Observe and report all defects, accidents, and violations.
  • Adhere to company guidelines while interacting with customers and serve as a brand advocate.


Requirements

  • Possesses a CDL class A license.
  • [X] years experience in driving commercially - preferred but not mandatory
  • High school diploma
  • Knowledge of DoT policies and procedures
  • Ability to travel with regularity and drive long distances
  • No DUI


Average Salary

On average $43,464 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.com

Career Path

Truck Driver is an entry-level job. It is the role responsible for delivering various items to different addresses as assigned and driving the truck safely. It also involves tasks like collecting payments whenever necessary and maintaining a log of all the deliveries. A minimum requirement for this job role is high school qualification and a valid driver’s license.


Career Progression

With enough experience in this job role and appropriate qualification you can move on to other jobs in your field such as:

  • Delivery Executive
  • Salesman


Sample Questions

Personal
  • What made you choose this profession?

  • How would you rate your driving skills?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Human Resources
  • How comfortable are you to take up additional work if required for other departments in logistics?

  • Would you be okay with working overtime?

  • What makes you think you’d be a good fit with our company culture?

Management
  • Have you ever accidentally given/have been given wrong information? How did you handle it?

  • How would you rate your organizational and time management skills?

  • What are the tasks you had to do in your previous job?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • Are you comfortable handling cash transactions? Do you have prior experience?

  • What is the first thing you do if you hit a car on the road?

  • What are the key steps to completing a delivery?