CDL Drivers Class A – Newark Delaware Area in New Castle, DE at Pridestaff

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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CDL Drivers Class A – Newark Delaware Area


Individual is able to handle basic reading, writing, and computational tasks related to life roles, such as completing medical forms, order forms, or job applications; and can read simple charts, graphs, labels, and payroll stubs and simple authentic material if familiar with the topic. The individual can use simple computer programs and perform a sequence of routine tasks given direction using technology (e.g., fax machine, computer operation). The individual can qualify for entry level jobs that require following basic written instructions and diagrams with assistance, such as oral clarification; can write a short report or message to fellow workers; and can read simple dials and scales and take routine measurements.

The client operates on an 80% local base and a 20% regional bases. Their drivers operate top of the line equipment with Qual-Com, E-Log, EZ Pass, Pre-Pass, Fuel Cards and APU’s.


Active CDL – Class A license is required for all drivers. TWIC Card, container experience, clean CSA/MVR and 1+ years of truck driving experience is very favorable.

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure.
  • Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
  • Follow special cargo-related procedures, such as checking refrigeration systems for frozen foods.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products or other materials.
  • Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes in compliance with state regulations.
  • Couple or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
  • Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Wrap and secure goods using pads, packing paper, containers, or straps.
  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, Qual -Comm, phones, or global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
  • Remove debris from loaded trailers.
  • Operate idle reduction systems or auxiliary power systems to generate power from alternative sources, such as fuel cells, to reduce idling time, to heat or cool truck cabins, or to provide power for other equipment.
  • Give clear directions to laborers who are packing goods and moving them onto trailers.


  • Cell phones
  • Computerized inventory tracking software
  • Qual-Comm (E-Log)
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
  • On-board computers
  • Sliding fifth wheels
  • Trucks greater than 26000 pounds
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Getting Information
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Processing Information
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • Performing Administrative Activities
  • Interacting with Computers

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