CDL Driver Trainee

Smithfield | Smithfield, VA

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Posted Date 2/01/2019
Description Summary: A company training program designed to train employees to drive Feed, Live Haul, or Market Haul Trucks (depending on location availability). Feed drivers haul feed to and from specified feed mills and farm destinations. Live Haul and Market Haul drivers move animals from loading point to delivery point in a safe and efficient manner using recommended animal welfare procedures.

Night shift working 5 to 6 days per week, 10-12 hour shifts, weekends and Holidays as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Successfully complete a 5-week training program by acquiring a CDL.
  • Follow required and recommended safety procedures while driving.
  • Load and unload animals on the trailer using recommended animal welfare procedures.
  • Comply with all DOT rules and regulations.
  • Report all accidents promptly through proper authorities.
  • Comply with all rules set forth by the receiving agent.


Education Requirements/Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Obtain CDL Learners Permit prior to beginning the class
  • Obtain a medical card by passing a DOT physical
  • Clean driving record history
  • Previous CDL driving experience preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (nights, weekends, and holidays)

Wage: $50k/year

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