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OTR Truck Driver - Full Time

Americold - Grand Prairie, TX

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Posted on 07/12/24 (Ref: Lowell, AR)

OTR Truck Driver - Grand Prairie, TX - Americold
Call Us At 855-389-3206

What You'll Do:
  • Full-time position. Operate a Class A tractor trailer, making no-touch deliveries of frozen food at various locations. Assigned trucks, 70 Mph govern, APU, fridge.
  • Salary position. Earn very steady pay, of $1,250 $1,325, or $1,400 weekly, based on 6-days, 12-days or 18 days out schedule. This includes great benefits of health, vision, dental, Rx, 401K, and paid time off (PTO). Paid weekly!
  • Current lanes DO NOT include East or West Coast. Stay within the north and south points of Chicago and Houston, and east and west points of Memphis and Oklahoma City.
  • Military welcome! Veterans encouraged to apply!

What Experience You'll Need:
  • A valid and current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in the state of residence, and a minimum of two (2) years of CDL A driving experience.
  • 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 or preventable accidents involving fatality, bodily injury treated away from the scene, or disabling vehicle damage in the last three (3) years.

Physical Requirements & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to sit for long periods of time in a vehicle. Also must be able to repeatedly and quickly adjust vehicle controls to exact positions for several hours per day. While driving, operators are exposed to noise and vibration levels which may be higher than those typically experienced in passenger cars.
  • Demonstrated manual dexterity and coordination of two (2) or more limbs with normal movements while sitting, standing, or lying down. This does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Demonstrated ability to talk, hear, and see sufficiently to complete assigned tasks. Must be able to visually identify details from distances.
  • May be required to carry loads related to travel and occasionally lift, carry, position, or move objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions sufficient to partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes.
  • Demonstrated judgment skills sufficient to identify which of several objects is closer or farther away and to accurately ascertain distance between self and other objects.
  • Demonstrated ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

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.


Call Us At 855-389-3206