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Night Shift-Poult Driver (CDL Required) in Clinton, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary

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

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reads and interprets loading schedules to ensure on-time arrivals at designated farms.

  • Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections on trucks to detect any defects and reports defects to shop for repairs.

  • Prepares pre-trip and post-trip condition reports on trucks and trailers

  • Fuels trucks

  • Ensures that trailer is properly coupled to tractor

  • Drives to farms for loading of poults onto trucks

  • Ensures all loads are secure before leaving farms

  • Proceeds to designated processing plants with loads of poults in a safe and timely manner.

  • Prepares reports and turns them in as required by the Department of Transportation.

  • Maintains a log book as required by the Department of Transportation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High School Diploma or GED’ or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret 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 trucks on narrow, dimly-lighted roads

Education & Experience

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License and at least one year experience

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

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities with this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to vibration.

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.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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