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CDL Delivery Driver - Alexandria at Cash-Wa Distributing in Alexandria, Minnesota

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Start and End your day in Alexandria with no scheduled weekends!  Primarily looking for Route Driver, but needs to be willing to do evening shuttle routes if needed.


  • Experienced drivers start at $30.39/hr


  • Work 4-5 days per week (week day routes, average 10-12 hours per day)

  • Generally includes overtime pay!

  • Hours: Monday through Friday, start in the early morning hours

  • Eligible for insurance the first of the month after 60 days! Extremely low rates for medical, dental, and vision insurance. Solid overall benefits package.

We are currently looking for a local delivery CDL-A Driver to join our expanding team. HJH Logistics works exclusively with Cash-Wa Distributing of Fargo and delivers to their customers.  Cash-Wa Distributing is one of the largest privately-owned food service distributors in the Midwest.  Their continued growth of current and new markets has continued to increase the stops and routes performed by HJH Logistics proving additional opportunities to drivers like you!  Join a growing team that focuses on relationships.

Alexandria Route Driver Overview

Route drivers start at approximately 3am picking up the packed trailer and follow the delivery route given. At each stop, there will be some building of the loads to take in to the customer which requires attention to detail in reading and scanning delivery tickets, working with the customer on where to place their products, getting required signatures, and developing relationships with these repeat customers. Typically is a 12 hour shift. For these longer routes we are moving towards scheduling 4 days per week for an average of 45-48 hours per week, with an occasional 5th day to cover routes as needed.

Alexandria Shuttle Driver Overview

Pull two empty trailers from Alexandria to our Fargo warehouse, move con gear to drop off and pick up two full trailers, and pull the two full trailers back to Alexandria. This is a great evening route for anyone looking for a drop and hook driving position.  Drivers work Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights, so you have the weekend to yourself!  General start time is from 4-6pm.

Responsibilities:


  • Accurately, safely, and efficiently deliver merchandise using hand-trucks, ramps and/or lift gates to customers on a predetermined delivery route. May include delivering products up and down stairs and in all types of weather.

  • Operate all working equipment safely and efficiently, including but not limited to hand truck, pallet jack, scanner and printer.

  • Provide the highest level of service and product integrity for every customer by safe and timely delivery of customer orders.

  • Deliver and stack merchandise on customer premises.

  • Accurately record delivery by verifying delivery of items with customers and obtaining proper signatures at the time of delivery.

  • Practice Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines to reduce risks for crashes, injuries and fatalities.

  • Utilize onboard computer to appropriately record mileage, hours of service and maintain driver log to adhere to state and federal Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines.

  • Complete comprehensive pre-trip, en-route, and post-trip inspections and DVIRs.

  • Maintain legal weight limits and distributions.

  • Practice defensive driving skills and proper body mechanics to ensure safe driving and delivering practices.


Qualifications:

Overall


  • Safe driving record with a current, valid CDL Class-A License is required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Must be at least 21 years old.

  • Two years foodservice delivery experience preferred.

  • Two years verifiable driving experience preferred.

  • Ability to read/write/record data and perform simple mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Build and maintain trusted relationships with all customers by providing face-to-face service with each delivery.

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to the job and safety regulations is required.

  • Ability to pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical abilities test is required.

 

Physical


  • Frequent stand/walk during delivery activities.

  • Frequent sitting throughout work shift.

  • Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs., occasionally up to 65 lbs., rarely up to 100 lbs., 3-4 feet from pallet to hand truck to off load area.

  • Frequent push/pulling frequently up to 175 lbs., and occasionally up to 200 lbs. using both hands/arms, to transport loaded hand truck up/down curbs and stairs.

  • Frequent steering and maneuvering gear controls and clutch to safely drive vehicle.

  • In truck cab, trailer, or customer location 80% of the time, exposure to outdoors during delivery 20% of the time.

  • Hazards include: moving vehicles, equipment, slippery surfaces, noise, exhaust fumes and exposure to various weather conditions during delivery activities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

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Occasionally 6-33%

Frequently 34-66%





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