NewarkRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Newark jobs

Class A CDL Local Truck Driver

Company: Americold
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to deliver on their commitments.

What You'll Do

  • Operate a Class A commercial vehicle (tractor trailer) with manual transmission, to make pick-ups and deliveries at various warehouses and customer locations. This is a home daily position.
  • Engage in trips that start between midnight and 6:00 am, to make mostly no-touch deliveries to customers, for an average of eleven hours per day, Monday through Friday, and half days on Saturdays, primarily in Northern New Jersey, and the New York City boroughs (except Manhattan).
  • Earn $30.22 per hour, paid weekly, with the ability to qualify for many benefits such as health, vision, dental, 401K, paid time off (PTO), quarterly safety bonus and more.
  • Be eligible for a $10,000 Cool Driver Incentive, and $2,000 driver referrals.
  • Strictly adhere to all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations including daily trip logs, pre- and post-trip vehicle and equipment inspections, and hours of service, and maintain all paperwork, such as bills or lading and invoices.

    What Experience You Need

    • A valid and current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in the state of residence and minimum of two (2) years of CDL A driving experience, with ability to operate manual transmission.
    • No conviction for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs within the past five (5) years.
    • No more than four (4) moving violations in the past 36 months, and no more than two (2) moving violations in the previous 12 months.
    • No violations for reckless driving, speeding 15 MPH over the speed limit, lane changes, or texting/handheld device use while driving.
    • No conviction for a "serious or disqualifying traffic violation" as described in FMCSR parts 382, 391, 392 and 397) or preventable accidents involving a fatality, bodily injuries treated away from the scene, or disabling vehicle damage within three (3) years.

      What Could Set You Apart

      • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
      • Experience with refrigerated (reefer) trailers
      • Demonstration of interpersonal and customer service skills, including partnering with co-workers and customers
      • Skills in written and verbal communication, and basic math
      • Skilled at reading and interpreting driving directions and road signs

        What We Offer

        Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.

        Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

        EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: Americold, Newark , Class A CDL Local Truck Driver, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest New Jersey jobs by following @recnetNJ on Twitter!

Newark RSS job feeds