Commercial Truck Driver

Aramex – Springfield Gardens, NY

Job Purpose: Aramex a leading global provider of logistics and transportation solutions, that include express courier delivery, freight forwarding, supply chain management, e-commerce and record management service is seeking a Commercial Driver to join our team at our New York location. The candidate will be responsible for safely transporting Aramex goods from our Springfield Gardens location to JFK airport. The ideal candidate will be alert and oriented at all times, pay great attention to detail, and must be capable of working independently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the safety, security and control of the Aramex truck vehicle at all times
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned vehicle
  • Drive vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pick-up and safely transport goods to intended destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured in truck, flatbed to prevent damage/injury
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries
  • Assist in mapping driving routes
  • Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm that the contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 year of experience as a commercial driver
  • Prior experience in freight forwarding / logistics environment (Preferred)
  • Class B Commercial Drivers License (with airbrakes)
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • A currently valid drivers license
  • Satisfy all applicable Department of Transportation requirements
  • A clean driving record
  • valid guard card or ability to obtain a guard card or any other required licenses
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work in inclement weather
  • Occasional before and after work hours at the discretion of the Supervisor (flexible)
  • Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods
  • Professional Skills

  • Good ethics and integrity.
  • Professional positive demeanor
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical problem solving
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Experience:

  • Truck Driving: 3 years (Preferred)
  • driving: 1 year (Required)
  • License:

  • Tanker endorsement (Preferred)
  • CDL (Required)
  • Hazmat endorsement (Preferred)
  • Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Trucking payment:

  • Hourly
  • Trucking route:

  • Local
  • Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly
  • Type of Freight:

  • Other/Specialized
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