CLASS A DELIVERY DRIVER FOR FRESNO

PITCO FOODS - West Sacramento, CA 95691

Job details Salary $26 - $27 an hour Full Job Description

Job Location Fresno Warehouse, CA

Salary Range $26 - $27

Job Shift Day


POSITION OVERVIEW
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The Class A Commercial Delivery Driver is responsible for driving a tractor-trailer, and adhering to all commercial driving regulations while delivering grocery products. PITCO Foods deliver freight between Service Centers and customers and support the selling process.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and triples, where applicable) and / or straight trucks
  • Perform daily pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment
  • Hook / unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer
  • Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies, including but not limited to: pallets, straps and rope
  • Recoup / repair damaged freight when necessary
  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports
  • Comply with hazardous material regulations and procedures
  • Collect cash or checks for freight charges, as required, and maintain required documentation
  • Follow dispatch instructions and communicate with dispatch, including but not limited to: delays, arrivals and equipment problems, as required
  • Demonstrate internal and external customer service
  • Communicate with customers to determine pick-up or delivery needs, solicit additional business and provide leads to sales for potential new opportunities
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Perform other duties as required.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Communication – Articulates information in a way that can be easily understood by employees, members, and suppliers. Actively listens to fellow employees, members, and managers.
  • Member Service – Exhibits a professional demeanor toward others. Unselfishly serves others and assists members, employees, and suppliers in a prompt and effective manner while following company procedures. Ability to identify problems, finds solutions, and makes sound decisions that reflect PITCO Food’s Code of Ethics.
  • Self-Motivated – Well-organized and able to prioritize, multi-task, and adhere to deadlines while working efficiently and independently with minimal supervision. Accepts responsibility for his/her choices and decisions. Always maintains a positive attitude.
  • Team Player – Cooperates well with a variety of personalities and individuals and participates in a professional manner to accomplish the business goal. Willingness to perform tasks assigned by supervisors and to assist others as needed.
  • Flexibility – Adjusts positively to change in direction or assignment. Ability to do more than one task during a work shift. Willingness and ability to comply with new programs, methods, practices, and procedures.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the store, the environment can be noisy and dusty, and may emit gas fumes.
  • Doors at the front are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes.
  • May have to handle merchandise and work with sharp tool edges.
  • Standing and walking for long periods of time on concrete surface.
  • Some overtime may be required.
  • Tools, supplies and related merchandise may contain hazardous materials.
  • Hours may vary due to operational need.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with double/triple and hazardous materials endorsement
  • Requires two (2) years experience utilizing active Class A driver’s license
  • Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards
  • Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Bi-lingual a plus but not required
  • Must pass Drug Test and Background Check


OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Ability to hook-up and break-down sets of trailers that require an average lift force of about 100 pounds, several times per month
  • Required bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items with need to lift and move bulky and heavy items without assistance up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

EXPERIENCE:

  • Class A driver with minimum of 2 years work experience, and clean driving record

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Basic computer, math and legible handwriting
  • Required bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items with need to lift and move bulky and heavy items without assistance up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member


JOB BENEFITS:

  • We are an Essential Business continuing to work during COVID-19.
  • COVID 19 safety measures are in place to protect all associates.

Regular Daily Routes 5 Days a Week

Competitive Weekly Salary

Top Quality Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits

Sponsored 401K Retirement Account with Company Match

Complimentary Life Insurance $10,000

Paid Holidays


KEY POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver grocery products from our service centers to our customers.

Perform pre and post trip safety inspections.

Load and unload freight using forklifts and pallet jacks.

Collect freight charges from transactions.


PITCO Foods is dedicated to helping Drivers grow their careers by providing new and valuable job experiences.


PITCO Foods
is a large independent foodservice distributor in Northern California. Based in San Jose, CA, PITCO also has distribution centers in Brisbane, Oakland, and Sacramento. We are an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to a divers and inclusive workforce.

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