Poult Delivery Driver (CDL Required) in Clinton, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary: 

To safely transport poults to farms, utilizing care to ensure the birds are not harmed. 

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

  • Reads and interprets loading schedules to ensure on-time arrivals at designated farms.
  • Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections on tractor trailer to detect any defects and reports defects to shop for repairs. Prepares pre-trip and post-trip condition reports on tractor trailers.
  • Fuels truck.
  • Ensures that trailer is properly coupled to tractor trailer.
  • Drives to farms for loading of turkeys onto tractor trailer.
  • Ensures all loads are secure before leaving farms.
  • Proceeds to designated processing plants with loads of turkeys in a safe and timely manner.
  • Prepares reports and turns them in as required by the Department of Transportation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to operate a tractor-trailer truck in tight places with low visibility.
  • Ability to make decisions on backing, turning, entering and exiting farms.
  • Ability to operate truck on narrow, dimly-lighted roads.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Climb and/or balance oneself.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

  • Occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to vibration from truck.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License and at least one year of experience.

Requires specialized skills that are normally learned through combinations of directly relevant vocational training and job experience.

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