Genesco Driver

Job Description

 

Primary Duties:

  • Must be at least 25 years old.
  • Must be able to read and speak English and follow directions.
  •  Drive diesel powered truck tractors and semi-trailers over short, medium,and long distances, picking up, transporting and delivering materials in loose and packaged form.
  • Must connect and disconnect equipment, manually lower and raise landing gear, operate fifth wheel release, open and close trailer doors, climb into and out of vehicles generally 36 to 66 inches above the ground.
  • Driver will assist in the loading, and unloading and securing of cargo as requires by customer commitment and FMCSR Regulations.
  • Must have current Class A Commercial License (CDL) and have a working knowledge of, and comply with, all safety regulations.handbook section 391.41 through 391.49 and 301.81 through 391.123.
  • Drive assigned equipment applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and safety regulations, maneuvering the vehicle in difficult situations, terrain and weather conditions.
  • Must Inspect assigned equipment and report all defects before, after, and during trips and perform routine functions which include fueling, checking fluid levels, lights, brakes, tires, and other components necessary for safe operation.
  • Must maintain all records required by applicable Department of Transportation regulations, state laws and Company policy. This includes, but is not limited to, driver's record of duty status, bills of ladings, manifest, payroll documentation, receipts, inspections records and permits.
  • Drivers may be exposed to noise and emission from vehicles and/or cargo. Driver will be exposed to adverse weather, temperature and light conditions while on the job.
  • Attend all Safety Meetings
  •  Driver must be able to speak the English language sufficient to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquires and to make entries on reports and records.
  •  Driver must be able to effectively use a road map. Driver must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide and understand units of measure. Driver must be able to print simple sentences legibly in order to complete required reports and documents. Driver must be available for around the clock trips to accommodate freight movements. Driver must be able to be away from home for extended period of time.

Requirements

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Drive Class 8 tractor and 53 ft trailer safely to and from all destinations.
  • Be able to perform job in all weather conditions.


Tools and Equipment:

  • 3 axle O.T.R tractors with 53 ft trailer


Materials handled and frequency:

  • Rarely - cases of inventory up to 60lbs.


Working surroundings:

  • 48 states and Canada