Truck Driver Class A at Blue Diamond Growers

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Sacramento, California





Job Description:

Job Summary:
Move product to various locations, ensuring loads and transportation of products satisfy all customer requirements. Ensuring that loads are properly secured and transported safely.

Job Description:

Responsibilities: 


  • Operates a highway rated truck tractor pulling flat beds or bulk trailers to various locations.

  • Incumbent must possess a Class A drivers license, have a safe driving record and undergo a physical examination every two years. 

  • Must follow California driving rules and regulations.

  • Responsible for interpretation of loading instructions and direction of crew.

  • Must understand Blue Diamond line certification, HACCP processes and auditing, Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMPs) and safety practices and rules are followed.

  • May change forklift batteries using hoist.  Must be forklift certified.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with others and complete other duties as assigned by supervisor. 


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience driving a truck tractor pulling flat beds or bulk trailers.  Forklift certification preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, loading documents, California Motor Vehicle regulations, and DOT rules.

  • Must have knowledge of Blue Diamond inventory process.

  • Possesses solid communication skills needed to effectively relate to all levels within the organization. 

  • Must have proven ability to independently recognize problems, develop relevant facts, and determine appropriate solutions. 

  • Required to perform safety inspections of forklift on a routine basis.

  • Must be able to periodically pass medical exams.

  • Works under limited supervision.

  • High degree of impact on both internal and external customers.

  • Errors may cause significant problems for Blue Diamond in terms of lost products, customer satisfaction, and adherment of California driving code.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.

  • Follows set procedures, and schedules for job duties.  Must be able to work overtime as needed.

  • Position requires the ability to work in noisy areas with exposure to heat, cold, and dust. 

  • Will be frequently exposed to moving forklift, transport, and pull-pack traffic. 

  • Must be constantly alert to pedestrians and vehicle traffic. 


Educational Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Education:
High School/GED (Required)

Other Job Details:

Work Shift:
Day

Pay Type:
Hourly

Hourly Rate (if applicable):
$27.85

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Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.





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