HazMat Transport CDL Truck Driver

This job opportunity is OPEN | Updated 7/12/2024 6:33:56 PM
Puryear Tank Lines Full Time
 Lexington, SC
$75,000 - $125,000 a year

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Now hiring CDL-A Hazmat/Tanker Truck Drivers

Puryear Tank Lines was established by Harold Puryear who began as a driver. Later he would be succeeded by Donnie Puryear and then later by his son Donnie who both drove prior to leading the company. Puryear Tank Lines has always been owned and operated by former drivers.

Earn $75,000 to $125,000 per year

30% of drivers make more than $80k-$90k/year
Driver Referral Bonus: $1,200 per driver referral (paid out $100 per month as long as that employee stays)
We had one driver that referred 8 drivers and was getting $800 per month and paid off his pickup truck!

Job Summary

The Truck Driver is responsible for driving a large tractor-trailer with safety as the first priority. Drivers must remain seated in the driver’s seat for extended periods of time. Vehicle inspections require the Driver to walk, stoop and bend at the knees. (See physical abilities test requirements)
Drivers must work a flexible schedule.
Drivers serve as the company representative when delivering loads and interacting with customers, and are expected to treat customers with courtesy and respect at all times. Drivers interact with other Drivers on a minimal basis.

Equipment

Late model, well maintained KWs and Petes
Every truck is inspected and approved by our owner
GPS
ELDs

Main Job Tasks

Operates vehicle in a manner that shows safety is a priority
Drives defensively at all times to avoid accidents
Visually and manually inspects the inside and outside of the vehicle
Follows a structured checklist to document condition of the vehicle
Documents improperly working items or damage to the vehicle
Loads and unloads freight according to customer and freight handling specifications
Secures cargo for transport
Checks and protects freight during transport
Maneuvers truck into loading or unloading positions, and checks that vehicle loading and unloading equipment is properly positioned
Interacts with customers in a pleasant and friendly manner
Responds to customer complaints and issues in a calm and professional manner
Obtains receipts or signatures when required
Checks and documents condition of vehicle at completion of transport
Documents all mileage and service hours to abide by D.O.T. log regulations
Describes vehicle condition to Maintenance personnel when repairs are needed
Uses PeopleNet to communicate with Dispatch
Completes all other daily responsibilities of a driving professional
Attends safety meetings and training programs to remain up-to-date on safety policies and procedures, and ensure that reoccurring training is complete as required.

Qualifications & Requirements

High school diploma or GED
2 years of driving experience
Valid driver’s license in the state he/she resides
Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Hazmat/Tanker endorsement
TWIC
Acceptable driving record meeting company hiring standards, verified through a current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
Ability to pass a criminal background check
Ability to pass a pre-hire driving test
Ability to pass a D.O.T. level physical and drug/alcohol test
Ability to pass physical abilities test
Knowledge of traffic laws, rules, and regulations
Customer-service oriented
Demonstrates characteristics of a team player
Oral and written communication skills
Neat, clean personal appearance




Now hiring CDL-A Hazmat/Tanker Truck Drivers

Puryear Tank Lines was established by Harold Puryear who began as a driver. Later he would be succeeded by Donnie Puryear and then later by his son Donnie who both drove prior to leading the company. Puryear Tank Lines has always been owned and operated by former drivers.

Earn $75,000 to $125,000 per year

30% of drivers make more than $80k-$90k/year
Driver Referral Bonus: $1,200 per driver referral (paid out $100 per month as long as that employee stays)
We had one driver that referred 8 drivers and was getting $800 per month and paid off his pickup truck!

Job Summary

The Truck Driver is responsible for driving a large tractor-trailer with safety as the first priority. Drivers must remain seated in the driver’s seat for extended periods of time. Vehicle inspections require the Driver to walk, stoop and bend at the knees. (See physical abilities test requirements)
Drivers must work a flexible schedule.
Drivers serve as the company representative when delivering loads and interacting with customers, and are expected to treat customers with courtesy and respect at all times. Drivers interact with other Drivers on a minimal basis.

Equipment

Late model, well maintained KWs and Petes
Every truck is inspected and approved by our owner
GPS
ELDs

Main Job Tasks

Operates vehicle in a manner that shows safety is a priority
Drives defensively at all times to avoid accidents
Visually and manually inspects the inside and outside of the vehicle
Follows a structured checklist to document condition of the vehicle
Documents improperly working items or damage to the vehicle
Loads and unloads freight according to customer and freight handling specifications
Secures cargo for transport
Checks and protects freight during transport
Maneuvers truck into loading or unloading positions, and checks that vehicle loading and unloading equipment is properly positioned
Interacts with customers in a pleasant and friendly manner
Responds to customer complaints and issues in a calm and professional manner
Obtains receipts or signatures when required
Checks and documents condition of vehicle at completion of transport
Documents all mileage and service hours to abide by D.O.T. log regulations
Describes vehicle condition to Maintenance personnel when repairs are needed
Uses PeopleNet to communicate with Dispatch
Completes all other daily responsibilities of a driving professional
Attends safety meetings and training programs to remain up-to-date on safety policies and procedures, and ensure that reoccurring training is complete as required.

Qualifications & Requirements

High school diploma or GED
2 years of driving experience
Valid driver’s license in the state he/she resides
Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Hazmat/Tanker endorsement
TWIC
Acceptable driving record meeting company hiring standards, verified through a current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
Ability to pass a criminal background check
Ability to pass a pre-hire driving test
Ability to pass a D.O.T. level physical and drug/alcohol test
Ability to pass physical abilities test
Knowledge of traffic laws, rules, and regulations
Customer-service oriented
Demonstrates characteristics of a team player
Oral and written communication skills
Neat, clean personal appearance


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