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Over the Road Truck Driver


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We are looking for a dedicated and reliable Over the Road Truck Driver to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for transporting goods from one place to another using heavy or tractor-trailer trucks while performing duties in a safe and efficient manner. The Over the Road Truck Driver will handle the necessary paperwork and perform pre-trip inspections, as well as monitor traffic and weather conditions. The ideal candidate should have excellent driving skills, be mechanically savvy, and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism. This position involves long hours and requires someone who can spend extended periods away from home.


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  • Transport goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers.
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues.
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules.
  • Document and log work/rest periods and miles spent driving.
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions.
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions.
  • Report defects, accidents or violations.
  • Ensure cargo is secured properly.
  • Follow all state and national safety regulations and standards.


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  • Valid truck driving license.
  • Proven work 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.
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.
  • Trucking school diploma.
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy objects.
  • Good knowledge of truck maintenance.

Potential interview questions

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  • How do you ensure your truck is in good condition before starting a trip?
  • What would you do if you were running late for a delivery?
  • How do you handle long hours on the road?
  • Can you describe a time when you had to deal with a difficult situation on the road?
  • How do you maintain focus during long trips?