Night Shift-Live Haul Driver in Clinton, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Clinton, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/15/2018
  • Shift:
    Night

Job Description


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Position Summary: 

Night Shift position. Transports turkey from farms to processing plant and prepares Department of Transportation reports.

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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