Driver Job Description

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

Last update : July 14, 2023

Driver Job Description

A driver is a person or thing usually used in transport.

An operating vehicle (such as a truck, boat, train, or airplane) that is in capable mechanical condition, and that is used to carry passengers or freight as part of an organized business.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Driver to join our team!

Driver Duties

  • Drive material handling equipment to move materials and merchandise as needed
  • Follow and adhere to all safety policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Perform job duties safely, efficiently, and in a timely manner
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records of work performed on company time cards
  • Maintain professional, tactful, and courteous communication behaviors

Driver Responsibilities

  • Maintain vehicle maintenance logs, report vehicle maintenance issues to the operations manager, and comply with all federal and state Department of Transportation regulations
  • Drive assigned route safely and on schedule, and take the time to resolve customer complaints, provide a consistent high level of customer service, and meet inbound and outbound goals
  • Maintain company asset utilization
  • Coordinate with operations manager regarding vehicle deliveries and pickups
  • Campaign, if necessary, to achieve financial goals

Requirements And Skills

  • Ability to maintain valid Class A CDL license
  • Prior experience as a driver preferred
  • Excellent customer interaction and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a tractor trailer safely to keep a load safe and secure
  • Ability to solve logistical problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

At [Company Name], we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in building a diverse and inclusive team, and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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