Flatbed Driver - CDL A

  • DHT Group
  • Remote (Reese, MI | Sault St. Marie, MI | Detroit, MI | Port Huron, MI | Bellefontaine, OH)
  • Dec 02, 2019
Full time Transportation

Job Description

**If interested, please apply on our company website: www.dht-inc.com/employment/ **

Job Summary:

Flatbed Drivers should expect overnight hauls primarily Monday - Friday with the possibility of weekend coverage if desired.

Essential Duties:

  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting goods
  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
  • Operates a powered industrial vehicle according to applicable state and federal transportation laws
  • Transports loads safely and in a timely manner over required route, obeying all traffic laws and observing all safety regulations
  • Deftly maneuvers truck and trailer into loading and unloading areas; follows loading crew signals
  • Assists with loading and unloading of materials, using specialized equipment when warranted
  • Maintains work orders, signed invoices, shipping bills of lading, and other required paperwork; delivers documentation to appropriate staff when delivery route is complete
  • Facilitates routine service on trucks, which may include checking oil, water, gasoline, and air; reports maintenance malfunctions to appropriate parties
  • Arranges trailers in shipping yards for optimum loading patterns
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes
  • Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy
  • Ensure the trailer is free of damage, previous product, and corrosion; the deck is level for product loading
  • Verify load weight distribution as product is loaded onto the trailer
  • Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure and undamaged
  • Fit 4-foot and 8-foot tarps over loaded product to safely secure it to the trailer

Job Requirements:

  • Licensed CDL Class A Driver
  • Must have a clean MVR
  • 1-2 years of Flat Bed driving experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2 years of flatbed driving experience
  • Hazmat endorsement
  • Tanker endorsement
  • Tour card

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screen
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical

Compensation Package:

  • Percentage based pay
  • Sign-on bonus available
  • Employee owned company
  • Healthcare insurance including medical, vision, and dental
  • Short-term & long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • AFLAC & Guardian
  • Legal Shield & ID Theft Protection
  • 401k with partial employer match
  • Paid vacation
  • Profit Sharing