Regional Truck Driver

The regional commercial driver is responsible for transporting frozen and/or refrigerated goods to various locations using Company trucks or tractor-trailers.

Department:
Domestic Trucking

Location:
Elizabeth, NJ

Experience:
Experienced

Type:
Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver goods while operating a commercial truck, sometimes over intercity routes or spanning several states
  • Keep a record of vehicle inspections and make sure the truck is equipped with safety
  • Maintain a clean work environment and equipment.
  • Check tire pressure and ensure that there is enough fuel
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Maintain a logbook of their driving activities to ensure compliance with federal regulations governing the rest and work periods for operators
  • Load and unload cargo
  • Report to dispatch any incidents encountered on the road
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws and DOT regulations
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs
  • Take rest periods during trip

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours
  • Must be able to lift at least 50-70lbs and to push pull a pallet jack with up to 2500lbs of freight
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadline, and manage changing priorities
  • Ability to complete all medical and safety screening
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Experience/Qualifications:

Minimum 3 years’ experience or equivalent driving a Class B commercial vehicle.  Clean MVR. No DUI/DWI, careless or reckless driving within the past 10 years, and 3 points or less. Basic knowledge of trucking units and refrigerated cargo. Fluency in English both orally and written.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to work@seafrigo-usa.com if interested, thank you!