Bulk Delivery Driver NU

Norfolk, VA, US, 23517

Requisition ID: 194859 

Posting Locations: Norfolk 

Pay Range: 22.90 - 23.00, depending on experience

Rate Frequency: Hourly 


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  • Paid Training
  • Paid Time Off plus paid holidays
  • 401(k) with Company matching on a dollar-for-dollar basis
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Group Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance


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Job Overview

The Bulk Delivery driver is responsible for safely and efficiently operating diesel-powered tractor-trailers to transport and deliver products or materials in the packaged or palletized form to and from customer locations for local and regional distances following Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations and Company policies. This position unloads pallets loaded with the product within customer accounts, and repositions empty and loaded trailers, and interacts with customers and sales team while ensuring excellent service.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform assigned pre-shift activities to ensure productive shift; review work schedules, checks equipment, and supplies required to perform the work scheduled, including the accuracy of the load, and prepare for operations
  • Conduct a daily pre-trip and post-trip safety inspection and in route safety inspection of truck and various trailers to ensure safe operation of all equipment according to FMCSA regulations
  • Safely and legally operates the tractor-trailer at all times following all applicable laws and Company policy. Check and complete required paperwork associated with freight, obtaining required signatures and documentation verifying cargo pick-up and delivery
  • Effectively trip plans using maps, GPS, written or verbal information to ensure efficient, legal, and on-time pick-up and delivery to meet scheduled door times. Use an electronic log to record daily hours of service following FMCSA, state, and Company requirements. Load and secure cargo against movement and damage within the trailer. Maintain seal control as required
  • Ability to read and comprehend information related to the trip and being able to plan effectively for the trip; load and unload freight at customer locations using electric pallet jacks, manually or by other means, and foster relationships with team members and store personnel to eliminate any potential issues and maximize volume opportunities
  • Perform needed post-shift activities including, couple and uncouple trucks from various trailers, slide tandems as needed, ability to raise and lower the loading gear, and open and close cargo doors, climb on and off the vehicle safely. Refuel truck with diesel, secure all equipment and machinery, and complete all required paperwork

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Must read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to this position and the FMCSA regulations
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid FMCSA physical certification with Interstate non-excepted classification within 60 days of entry into the position
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Class A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) valid for Interstate driving using manual and automatic transmission within 60 days of entry into the position (timeline for a permit, license varies by location)
  • Two (2) years of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience preferred
  • Sales experience preferred.
  • Lifting requirement of 50 lbs
  • Ability to use a pallet jack
  • Must be able to lower and raise loading gear, and open and close cargo doors, climbing on and off the vehicle in a safe manner
  • Capable of reading and understanding information related to trip and be able to plan effectively for the trip
  • Hand-held device also serves as cell phone
  • Willing to work varying shifts including over-night and early morning

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge acquired through 1 to up to 3 years of work experience
  • Valid driver’s license: excellent driving history – CDL required; Hazmat Certification where necessary

Preferred Qualifications


Work Environment

The work environment will vary, including but not limited to exposure to weather conditions, coolers, and customer storage areas which may be non-temperature controlled 

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status..

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads