Truck Driver Class A
The Empire Company – Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Founded in 1946, Empire is one of the largest millwork distribution and manufacturing companies in the United States. Empire is a stable company that services the majority of the Eastern half of the country, and is well positioned for continued expansion. Empire has a dynamic company culture, and offers competitive benefits.
The Empire Company is looking for a motivated, active individual that thrives in a physical fast-paced environment for a full-time Class A-Truck Driver in our Zeeland facility. In this role, you will deliver materials and merchandise to customers in a safe and timely manner, representing Empire with courtesy and professionalism, and work in the warehouse in various material positions as needed.
What you will do:
Secure loads by ratcheting down straps multiple times each day using 120-180 lbs. of force.
Open and close curtains on trailer to facilitate loading and unloading multiple times each day using 80-100 lbs. of force.
Throw load straps over material multiple times each day with height of 13’ and depth of 8’6” using 20 lbs. of force.
Delivers materials and merchandise to customers as directed by Empire Traffic Departments.
Drives a tractor trailer or straight truck in a safe manner, obeying all rules of travel.
Supervises unloading and maintains all delivery/pick-up related paperwork. Notes discrepancies on Bills of Lading, delivery tickets and other Empire required documents.
Adheres to all local/state/federal Department of Transportation regulations.
Keeps required fuel, stop-per-mile, trip sheets, and DOT logs accurate, up-to-date, and compliant with all regulatory requirements.
Follows all safety rules and operates equipment in a safety-conscious manner.