Perdue Farms, Inc.

OTR DRIVER

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Description/Job Summary

Perdue Transportation, Inc. is currently seeking experienced Over The Road tractor trailer drivers to pull out of our facilities.

  • Refrigerated transportation of Perdue food products throughout the Eastern, and Midwest  US
  • Fleet of 210 late model tractors and 700+ refrigerated trailers
  • Outstanding safety  record
  • Family owned since 1920
  • Fleet facilities in MD, DE, VA, NC, SC, GA & PA
    • “No Touch /Low Touch” freight
    •  Fuel bonus (paid quarterly)
    • Good miles /  Home every 5-7 days/ Uniforms provided
    • 401k match up to 5%
    • Comprehensive Benefit Package

COMPETITIVE PAY PACKAGE:

$.534 per mile

Normal Work Schedule:

Days of Work: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday based on load assignments and company requirements. Varied, no set days.

Responsibilities/Duties

 

PRINCIPAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Describe below the four to six major responsibilities of this position that must be fulfilled with or without reasonable accommodation in order to achieve the essential purpose of the position.

#1

Load, unload, and deliver dressed poultry, meal, refined oil, contract backhauls and other inbound and outbound products and materials to plants, customers, and distributors as assigned.  

#2

Observe and maintain all Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements regarding hours of service, log book, vehicle inspections, load inspections, and securing load.

#3

Operate a tractor and trailer in a safe manner consistent with all Federal, State and Local laws, regulations, and Company policies.

#4

Conduct pre and post vehicle inspections and complete reports as required by Company policies.

#5

Complete all Company paperwork to include but not limited to pay envelopes, overage, shortage, damaged claims, and trip reports.

#6

Understand and use the telephone, voice response, and satellite system in order to communicate with customers, dispatchers, and supervisory personnel.

#7

Perform other task as assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills

Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required for the position include:

 

Strong communication skills

Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

 

 

Required Experience

The minimum number of years and / or months of prior or related experience preferred to be considered for the position:

2 years over the road experience

Required Education

The minimum formal education preferred to be considered for this position is (indicate level and years of education and if degree is required what degree):

High School Graduate or GED

 

Preferred Education

 

 

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have two years of Over the Road driving experience; or one year Over the Road driving experience with a certificate from an accredited driving program.
  • Class A CDL driver’s license
  • Pass a DOT physical
  • Must be at least 24 years of age
  • Provide a current and clear Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Strong communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

Certificate from an accredited driving program.

Details

To load, unload, and deliver dressed poultry, crude and refined oil, contract backhauls and other in-bound and out-bound products and materials to plants, customers, and distributors

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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / 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, or protected veteran status.