BlueLinx Corporation

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CDL Driver

CDL Driver

Job Locations 
US-IL-University Park
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
Day
Posted Date 
7/12/2017
Category 
Facility
Job ID 
4533

More information about this job

Overview

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Corporation is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing approximately 1,900 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its network of approximately 56 distribution centers. Additional information about BlueLinx can be found on its website at www.BlueLinxCo.com.

 

 

Position Purpose Summary: 

Responsible for safely driving BlueLinx tractor trailer trucks to efficiently and accurate deliver products to customers.  Responsible for safely operating all equipment related to driving, loading, unloading, and maintenance.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.

 

- Pick up and deliver freight

- Tarp/secure load as required

- Insure safe and timely loading/unloading of product

- Maintain daily safety checklist and perform all required inspections

- Maintain electronic logbook 

- Update On-board Computer as required

- Maintain trip reports

- Manage Proof of Delivery Paperwork from customers

- Communicate/interact with customers

- Other duties as required.

- Monday thru Friday work week

 

Qualifications

- Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s license 

- 18 months of recent tractor trailer driving experience, preferably flatbeds

- Minimum 22 years of age

- Safe Driving Record: Including no DUIs in last 7 years; no more than one preventable accident 

  or one violation of motor vehicle laws   within the year preceding application

- Physical ability to secure/tarp loads

- Good customer service skills

-Ability to read customer orders, safety regulations, on-board computer

- Criminal record is taken on case-by-case basis.