LIVE HAUL DRIVER TRAINEE

Perdue Farms | Accomac, VA

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Posted Date 12/10/2018
Description

The overall purpose of this position, i.e., what it accomplishes at Perdue and/or why it is:

To transport live chickens from poultry farms to the processing plant by means of tractor and trailer within required time constraints.
Rotating Work Schedule
*start time subject to change based on load schedule and shift needs

Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Make a pre-trip and post-trip inspection of truck and trailer and fill out DOT inspection form at end of each trip.
  2. Drive to and from farms, making 1 to 4 trips day and night with a driving range of 30 minutes to 4 hours without a stop.
  3. Must carry cover during winter and assist with covering load when temperature is below 30 degrees. During hot weather, come to plant without stops
  4. Must cross scale with tractor and trailer before going to farms and when returning fill trucks with fuel before scaling the full load
  5. Make sure empty moduler are secured before leaving plant and make sure full modulers are secured before returning

Required Qualifications

  • Have a valid CDL (Commercial Drivers License)
  • Be able to pass a DOT physical examination and a Perdue physical examination
  • Have not been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired, or reckless driving in the past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted for more than 2 accidents within the past 5 years
  • Have not had your license suspended for any reason within the past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted within the past 5 years for: (a) passing a stopped school bus; (b) leaving the scene of an accident; (c) exceeding the posted speed limit by 20 m.p.h.; (d) following too close
  • Be at least 23 years of age
  • Must be licensed in the state in which you are domiciled

OR
  • Have a valid Driver’s License
  • Been with Perdue for a minimum of 5 years (consistently)
  • Be able to obtain a CDL permit once initial training completed
  • Have not been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired, or reckless driving in the past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted for more than 2 accidents within the past 5 years
  • Have not had your license suspended for any reason within the past 5 years
  • Have not been convicted within the past 5 years for: (a) passing a stopped school bus; (b) leaving the scene of an accident; (c) exceeding the posted speed limit by 20 m.p.h.; (d) following too close
  • Be at least 23 years of age

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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