The Flat Deck Driver is responsible for completing all types of flat deck freight deliveries and pickups. Work and cooperate with all customers to ensure a high level of customer service. Complete all paperwork as required for this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform efficient pickups and deliveries
Safely operate and perform routine pre & post trip inspections
Complete all necessary shipping documents to ensure proper freight handling
Cooperate with all customers to maintain a high level of customer service
Hook/unhook trailers (cranking dollies), climb in and out of tractor, secure and/or tarp, strap or chain freight and drive the truck
Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to the vehicle
Maintain logs of working hours as stated by federal regulations
Approved Tractor for Super B Deck Operation for Owner Operator Applicants
Supports all Safety & Health initiatives for the safety of all drivers, customers and other terminal employees by following all safety policies and procedures including the incident reporting system
Super B experience an asset
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, ability to perform physical requirements of this type of work. Valid Class 1/AZ Driver’s License with air brake endorsement in good standing. Experience with all types of pickup and delivery activities. Ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision. Employees must commit to perform all work in a safe manner and comply with all Gardewine safe work policies, practices and procedures.
Lifting up to 75 lbs (freight handling, tarping), pushing/pulling up to 100 lbs of force. Cranking trailer dollies (requires approximately 50 lbs of force). Long periods of sitting required while driving, climbing into truck cab or trailer several times per day and tarping, chaining and strapping.