BlueLinx Corporation

CDL Driver

US-LA-New Orleans
2 weeks ago
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Day
Category
Facility
Job ID
4703

Overview

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,600 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 through a vast network of 39 distribution centers located throughout the U.S.

 

 

           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

  • Responsible for delivery of freight and pick-up, as needed
  • Ensure safe and timely loading and unloading products; secures and tarps loads; and ensures accurate deliveries
  • Responsible for updating on-board computer, as required
  • Maintains electronic logbook and complete trip reports
  • Manage Proof of Delivery Paperwork from customers
  • Conducts pre and post trip of tractor trailer road worthiness
  • Provides outstanding customer service and processes and communicates customer issues
  • Provides quality/ damage inspection of product at loading and unloading stages
  • Maintain daily safety checklist and perform all required inspections
  • Performs cleaning requirements for tractor and performs minor maintenance of equipment as required

 

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 secures and tarps loads
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to read customer orders, safety regulations, and on-board computer

Additional Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work on a warehouse environment
  • Willingness to learn to drive a forklift

 

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