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Req ID: P25-100890-1

Driver Class B

Driver
  • Company: FedEx Freight
  • Category: Driver
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Worker Sub-Type: Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours:
  • Remote: No
  • Location: 251 Grumman Road West, Bethpage, NY 11714, United States

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Responsible for pick-up and delivery between Service Centers and to customers, in a professional, safe and timely manner, which will include manual lifting, use of two-wheel dolly and/or carts in a multi-temperature environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Operate straight trucks.

Ensure delivery schedules are met while providing/demonstrating friendly, professional customer service including the solicitation of new business

Secure freight for pick–up and delivery using appropriate tools and supplies, including but not limited to: pallets, straps and rope.

Perform daily pre-trip, post-trip and safety inspections on equipment.

Follow dispatch instructions and communicate with dispatch as required, including but not limited to: delays, arrivals and equipment problems

Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary

Verify and complete required documentation and reports

Collect checks for freight charges an maintain related documentation , as required

Load, unload, or assist in loading and unloading truck

Perform job duties of a freight handler where operationally necessary

Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck

Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records

Comply with hazardous material regulations and procedures and confirm placarding matches hazmat shipments as required

Chain vehicle tires, as required

Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have valid commercial driver's license (CDL)-Class B; hazardous materials and tank endorsements required*. Automatic transmission CDL restriction allowed.
  • Must possess one (1) year experience in a straight truck or similar sized vehicle within most recent three (3) years or successful completion of FedEx Freight Driver Development Course
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years old
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
  • Ability to read and understand route schedules
  • Ability to lift/carry hand freight and other items weighing up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors and drive on all types of roads and in all types of weather
  • Exposure to noise and vibration
  • Exposure to dust and diesel fumes
  • Exposure to hazardous materials shipped and packaged under DOT regulations
  • Hours may vary due to operational needs

*The Hazardous Materials endorsement must be obtained within 120 days of offer acceptance. An employee will not be allowed to drive a commercial motor vehicle without this endorsement.


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FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at ADAAssistance@freight.fedex.com.

FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.