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Flex Team Driver

Estes Express Lines, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Clarkdale, GA posted August 26, 2021.

As a leading LTL freight carrier who has been in business since 1931, Estes takes great pride in offering drivers in-cab ergonomics and technology that focuses on driver comfort, in alignment with the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements, competitive pay and benefits. This position is responsible for movement of twin trailers in a 100% Drop and Hook operation in support of our expedited Regional/Transcontinental network with an exceptional support team every mile of the way. Flex Team drivers will be away from the home domicile for a minimum of two weeks at a stretch and run where necessary based on business needs. Home time is two weeks out and three days at home with the ability to earn additional time off for extended tours of duty. The Flex Team driver requires a minimum of 6 months’ commitment in this job.

  • Will be required to operate all types of equipment and perform all safety functions.
  • Must be skilled and qualified to drive in all types of terrain, routes and environmental conditions.
  • Responsible for safely operating a tractor/trailer, as a team, in the transportation of freight in accordance with Company, Federal, State and Local laws with regard to run times and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations
  • Must adhere to all FMCSA requirements of those holding a Commercial Driver’s License
  • Maintain records required with compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Comply with all requirements for safe and legal transportation of hazardous materials
  • Insure security of equipment and cargo
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe working conditions of the tractor and trailer prior to each trip and at the end of each trip
  • Check gauges and visual indicators for malfunctions, ensure seal or lock on trailers and conducts inspection of vehicle before and during trips to determine problems that may be occurring
  • Promptly report all maintenance problems to Fleet Services and/or supervision
  • Verify unit numbers versus paperwork given and report any discrepancies to your supervisor
  • May be required to use in-cab technology, to include electronic logs and other items
  • May be required to drive different schedules and work the dock based on business needs
  • Provide professional and courteous service to our customers and the general public
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.

Qualifications

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    EOE, including disability/vets
    City
    Kennesaw
    State
    Georgia
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Job Category
    Transportation
    Organization Level
    Field