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Job Title:

Class A CDL Driver

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$20.00-$26.00 per hour




Other Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

The person in this position delivers materials and merchandise to customers in a safe and timely manner, representing Empire with courtesy and professionalism. Works in warehouse in various material handler positions as needed.

• Secure loads by ratcheting down straps multiple times each day using 120-180 lbs. of force
• Open and close curtains on trailer to facilitate loading and unloading multiple times each day using 80-100 lbs. of force
• Throw load straps over material multiple times each day with height of 13’ and depth of 8’6” using 20 lbs. of force
• Delivers materials and merchandise to customers as directed by Empire Traffic Departments
• Drives a tractor trailer or straight truck in a safe manner, obeying all rules of travel
• Supervises unloading and maintains all delivery/pick-up related paperwork. Notes discrepancies on Bills of Lading, delivery tickets, and other Empire required documents
• Adheres to all local/state/federal Department of Transportation regulations
• Keeps required fuel, stop-per-mile, trip sheets, and DOT logs accurate, up-to-date, and compliant with all regulatory requirements
• Follows all safety rules and operates equipment in a safety-conscious manner
• Performs routine maintenance of truck (i.e. checking/maintaining fluid levels, cleaning, etc.)
• Maintains a neat appearance in grooming, hygiene, and wearing company uniform or other appropriate clothing
• Makes accurate deliveries in accordance with Empire procedures
• Fills in for differing truck routes, as needed
• Works in warehouse in other positions as needed and must meet all requirements of material handler position.
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Minimum of one year commercial driving experience; two to three years preferred
CDL Class A certification
Ability to communicate clearly and understandably in English
Basic math skills
Ability to learn product inventory and warehouse layout and operations
Demonstrated ability to keep accurate and compliant DOT Driver Logs
Ability to lift up to 100 lbs.; must meet physical requirements of Material Handler position
Valid Commercial Driver’s License with acceptable motor vehicle record
Must be able to withstand exposure to seasonal weather elements and wood dust


Medical, Dental and Vision
Life Insurance
$5,000 sign on Bonus
Paid Holidays

Application Instructions:

Apply onsite at: The Empire Company, 23647 W. Eames Street Channahon, IL

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