Short Haul Driver
Location: South Plainfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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 delivery on their commitments.
What You'll Do
Primary Responsibility: short haul s plainfield
Operate a commercial motor vehicle on public highways to deliver
products to or from customer sites and warehouses via established
routes, adhering to all Department of Transportation (DOT)
- 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
- 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
- Serve as a point of contact for product deliveries and
acceptance, and relay relevant information between Americold and
- Maintain all appropriate paperwork, such as bills of lading and
- 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.
What Experience You Need
- A valid and current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
in the state of residence.
- A minimum of two (2) years of recent, verifiable experience
operating CDL A (tractor trailer) equipment and ability to operate
a 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
- No preventable accidents involving a fatality, bodily injuries
treated away from the scene, or disabling damage to a motor vehicle
within three years.
- No violations for reckless driving, speeding 15 MPH over the
speed limit, lane changes, or texting/handheld device use while
- No conviction for a "serious or disqualifying traffic
violation" within the last three (3) years as described in FMCSR
parts 382, 391, 392 and 397)
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
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.
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