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CLASS-A DRIVER | HOME MOST NIGHTS | NO WEEKENDS

Alpha Explosives is seeking a dependable and organized Class-A truck driver who would typically work Monday through Friday and be home most nights. The position pays hourly with lots of available overtime.

  • Must be detail-oriented, efficient, and have a clean driving record. 
  • All endorsements including Haz-Mat are required.
  • You will drive a variety of day cab vehicles and operate specialized equipment in a construction related field.
  • Applicant should be mechanically inclined and capable of lifting 60lbs. repeatedly.
  • 401(k) and benefits, per diem, and opportunity to promote from within the company.

ATF and FBI background checks are mandatory and must be free of felonies. Pre-employment drug testing and random testing to federal standards are done and required.

 

Class A Truck Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle
  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs.
  • Ensure trailer hitch is properly and securely attached to the vehicle
  • Transport goods from the place of origin to assigned destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside of the truck to prevent breakage or damage
  • Safely and efficiently handle and unload goods at destinations
  • Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely deliveries
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Class A Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A driver’s license required
  • 2+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Skilled at driving large vehicles
  • Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. at a time
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • High level of composure and good stress management

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Job Overview:

  • Location
  • Lincoln CA
  • Driver Types
  • Company Driver
  • Trailer Types
  • Auto Hauling, Double/Triples, Drop Deck, Dry Van, Flatbed, HHG, None, Other, Reefer, Specialized, Tanker
  • Pay Info
  • Paid by the hour
  • Hiring States
  • CA

Carrier Overview:

  • Carrier
  • Alpha Explosives
  • Address