FedEx Freight Inc. Driver Apprentice-Road in Zion, Illinois
This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7841645 Job DescriptionPOSITION OVERVIEW:Through education and driving skills development, become proficient in the operation of a tractor trailer combination, picking up and delivering trailers between service centers and/or turn-point locations. Responsibilities may include non-driving duties such as forklift operation and working the dock.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and other longer combination vehicle (LCV) configurations, where applicable) and/or straight trucks2. Perform pre-trip, post-trip, and inter-trip safety inspections on equipment3. Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer4. Maintain accurate daily logs5. Verify and complete required documentation and reports6. Communicate with and follow Dispatch instructions regarding events including, but not limited to, delays, arrivals, equipment problems, etc., as required7. Comply with hazardous material regulations and company procedures, and confirm placarding matches hazmat shipments, as required8. Demonstrate internal and external customer service9. Where operationally necessary, perform job duties of a city driver or freight handler10. Where operationally necessary, perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including, but not limited to, forklift, pallet jack, and hand truck11. Chain vehicle tires, as required12. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures13. Perform other duties as requiredDisclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or a commercial learning permit (CLP) prior to entering job classification Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator Basic written and verbal communication skills Ability to hook up and break down sets of trailers that require an average lift force of approximately 100 pounds, several times a day Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck Ability to follow instructions and complete required training Ability to work independently and/or as a team memberWORKING CONDITIONS: Drive long distances day and night on all types of roads in all types of weather Exposure to noise and vibration Exposure to dust and diesel fumes Exposure to hazardous materials shipped and packaged under DOT regulations Hours may vary due to operational need Overnight stays may be required for some schedulesDivision Category: All, Courier/Tractor-Trailer Driver, OperationsCompany Name: FedEx Freight Inc.