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Long Haul Truck Driver
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We are looking for a dedicated and reliable Long Haul Truck Driver to join our logistics team. You will be responsible for driving a truck over long distances, ensuring safe and timely delivery of goods. The job involves securing loads, planning routes, and meeting delivery schedules. You will also be required to inspect your vehicle before and after trips, and maintain a clean driving record. This role requires excellent driving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to stay calm in stressful driving situations. You should also be physically fit to load and unload cargo when necessary. We value our drivers and offer a competitive salary, benefits, and a supportive work environment.
ResponsibilitiesText copied to clipboard!
- Drive long distances to deliver goods to customers.
- Plan routes using GPS system.
- Get goods to the client on time.
- Maintain a positive attitude with customers.
- Keep commercial driver license up to date.
- Inspect truck before and after the trip.
- Closely follow driving regulations and safety standards.
- Keep a log of activities.
- Report issues or accidents to dispatch.
- Ensure the truck is equipped with safety equipment.
RequirementsText copied to clipboard!
- Valid truck driving license (CDL).
- Proven experience as a truck driver.
- Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly.
- Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
- No recent moving or driving violations.
- Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc).
- Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.
- Trucking school diploma.
- Physically fit and able to lift heavy objects.
- Good hearing and vision.
Potential interview questionsText copied to clipboard!
- Do you have a valid CDL?
- How many years of long haul truck driving experience do you have?
- Have you ever been in a truck accident?
- Are you able to lift heavy objects?
- How do you handle stress and fatigue on the job?
- What would you do if you had a breakdown or other emergency on the road?
- How do you plan your routes?
- How do you ensure timely delivery of goods?