Temporary CDL Bulk Tank Driver - Idaho Falls, ID
General Purpose: Utilizing DFA tractor and trailer, transports raw milk from farm to processing plant or trucking terminal Duties and Responsibilities: *Operates a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with DOT and DFA rules, regulations and policies adhering to all safety practices *Following dispatch schedule and directions from dispatch and location supervisory personnel, travels to location to transport raw milk *Transfers raw milk from farm containers to trailer *Takes quality and control samples at farm *Measures milk loaded into trailer *Follows designated routes and schedules unless otherwise directed by supervisory personnel *Takes measures to minimize truck idle times and conserve fuel consumption *Maintains positive communications with producers, listens for issues or potential problems, reports producers' comments to transportation and member services management *Represents DFA positively and professionally at all times during interactions with producers, customers, or regulatory personnel Licensing and Certification: *Class A CDL with Doubles/Triples and Tanker endorsements. Physical Demands and Work Environment: *Normal demands associated with commercial truck driving *Some strenuous work involving lifting, connecting, disconnecting hoses *Ladder climbing to access top of tank trailers and farm tanks *Normal exertion associated with hooking and unhooking trucks and trailers. High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Must have a current CDL (Class A) with Doubles/Triples endorsement in state of residence. Must have, or be able to obtain, a tanker endorsement. - Must be at least 23 years of age. - An acceptable Motor Vehicle Report is required and must have a minimum of 1 year recent tractor/trailer experience. - Must meet all DOT requirements. - Rotating schedules. MVR: - DFA will not consider applicants that have more than 1 chargeable or preventable motor vehicle accident within the year preceding the date of application. - DFA will not consider applicants that have more than 1 conviction for violations of motor vehicle laws (other than violations involving parking only) within the year preceding the date of application. DUI: - DFA will not consider applicants who have incurred a DUI or drug and/or alcohol related convictions during the 7 year period preceding the date of application.