Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver - Martinsville, VA
Martinsville, VA 
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Job Description Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver - Martinsville, VA



Description/Job Summary

Responsible for transporting goods from one place to another using heavy or tractor-trailer trucks. Operates trucks with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds per gross vehicle weight.

Responsibilities/Duties

Deliver goods while operator a tractor-trailer truck, sometimes over intercity routes or spanning several states. Drive long distances.

Fill up on fuel, clean truck, and wash windows.

Report to a dispatcher any incidents encountered on the road.

Monitor road conditions and watch for traffic congestion.

Follow all applicable traffic laws.

Inspect their trailer before and after the trip, and record any defects they find.

Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs.

Keep a log of their activites.

Report serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel.

Keep their truck, and associated equipment, clean and in good working order.

Plan routes using maps or satellite tracking.

Get goods to client on time.

Take rest periods during the trip.

Take special precautions while driving.

Maintain log of trips.



Required Skills

Must have a Class 'A' CDL license.

Minimum of 3 years verifiable interstate driving experience.

Excellent safety driving record - no violations in the last 3 years.

No at fault accidents in the last 3 years.

Pass a pre-employment physical or possess a valid medical certificate (Long Form).

Pass a pre-employment DOT drug screen and previous employer alcohol and drug validation.

Be at least 21 years of age.

Speak and read English well enough to converse with the general public, understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports an records.

Have only one valid commerical motor vehicle operator's license.

Pass a driver's road test or quivalent and been issued a certificate.

Verify and complete all other applicable driver qualification file requirements.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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