CDL Driver Job Description

cdl driver job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

CDL Driver Job Description

A commercial driver’s license is a license required by most states and in some provinces, territories, and countries to drive heavy commercial vehicles.

The license is usually called the Class A, B, or C license.

The Class A license is issued for trucks 26,001 pounds (11,860 kg) or more, and the Class B license is issued for trucks 10,001 pounds (4,536 kg) or more.

The Class C license is issued for vehicles 26,001 pounds (11,860 kg) or more that are required to have two or more axles and towing

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an experienced CDL Driver to join our team. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and the opportunity to be part of a growing company.

CDL Driver Duties:

  • Drive an open 39-foot box truck, tow a trailer, and transport materials
  • Load, unload, and move materials at construction sites
  • Use mechanical, electronic, and hydraulic systems to repair and service equipment
  • Clean equipment, work areas, and other company facilities
  • Attend training classes
  • Other duties as assigned

CDL Driver Responsibilities:

  • Drive truck, tractor, or trailer in safe and efficient manner, complying with all DOT regulations and company policies and procedures
  • Operate heavy vehicles in performance of assigned duties
  • Maintain vehicles in safe operating condition
  • Drive vehicles to and from various locations as required and scheduled
  • Maintain vehicles as defined in the maintenance plan/manual
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements And Skills:

  • 2+ years of experience driving trucks
  • Experience loading and unloading material trailers
  • Ability to perform physical labor
  • Ability to work 40 hours or more per week
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively
  • Ability to follow the work direction and procedures
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Previous construction or retail/warehouse experience preferred
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Two+ years of recent experience driving a truck
  • Ability to read maps
  • Ability to understand road signs
  • Excellent customer service skills

At Company Name, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all racial, religious, and national backgrounds, as well as from women, and people of all ages. We’re especially interested in candidates who are veterans or have experience with different types of disabilities.

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