Job: Class A Shuttle Driver

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Posted: 02/20/2017

Job Reference #: 1347482

Job Description


EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Category
Transportation  

Description

Matheson Inc. is looking for experienced Class A Drivers who are self-motivated and career-minded in the Des Moines, Iowa area.  Must be committed to safe and efficient operation at all times.

Matheson is a diversified national transportation carrier proudly serving the United States Postal Services since 1964. As a business partner of the United States Postal Service, Matheson is committed to the belief that “service must be reliable, convenient, and must improve continuously.” We take pride in the fact that our service is consistently at or above the 99% performance level.

Details: 

  • This is a full time position, performing local shuttle work between two facilities

  • Dedicated runs (no touch bulk mail) with scheduled pickup times

  • This is a fast paced 24/7 operation, providing service to the USPS

  • Typical schedule is five days or evenings per week, averaging 50-55 hours

  • Communicate effectively with other drivers on the shift

Responsibilities:

  • Check the vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions following signals from loading crew while checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Electronically maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to the vehicles.
  • Secure cargo for transport using ropes, blocks, chains, binders or covers.
  • Operate equipment such as truck cab computers, CB radios and telephones to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors or other drivers.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks such as adding oil, fuel, radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
  • Crank trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires, installing light bulbs or tire chains.

Qualifications:

  • CDL Driver’s License
  • 1 years recent Class A driving experience
  • Clean MVR
  • Ability to pass the USPS security check and a DOT physical including functional capacity exam and drug screen
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Compensation: 

  • $20.77 Per Hour, Paid Weekly + Benefits (Hourly rate is determined by the USPS Wage Determination)

Matheson Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Req Number
TRA-16-00109 

Location
Des Moines  

Application Instructions

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