Truck Driver LCV – Night Shift
Location: West Palm Beach
Company: Tropical Shipping
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Trucking
Publish Date: March 27, 2020
Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.
Operates Double Combination trailers on the DOT approved highways from Miami LCL warehouse in Medley Florida to Port of Palm Beach.
To apply for this job please visit hrwppb06v.trophq.tropical.com.
Picks up loaded containers at the Miami LCL warehouse or NVOCC warehouse in Medley FL and delivers to the Port of Palm Beach, and returns to same location with empty containers.
Bands and/or straps loads for secure transport.
Inspects containers before delivery for damage and condition.
Performs general inspection on truck daily for D.O.T. safety requirements and completes appropriate Vehicle Condition Reports on all equipment
Fills out EIR (Equipment Interchange Inspection Reports) along with all other required paper work.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Five years verifiable experience driving over-the-road equipment, and two years verifiable experience operating double trailer combinations
LICENSE: ICC and DOT certification and DOT physical. Valid Local Driver's License. Class A, CDL with HAZMAT and tanker and doubles endorsements. Current Florida LCV Certification.
TRAVEL: 100% Travel to local Tropical locations.
PHYSICAL: Ability to climb in and out of truck and drive for extended periods of time. Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of pressure to turn crank lever. Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis, Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions,.
LANGUAGE: English both oral and written.
(Education and experience minimums can be substituted with any equivalent combination of training and experience)