CDL Driver Jobs in Columbia at Palmetto Corp

Title: CDL Driver

Company: Palmetto Corp

Location: Columbia

Position Title:

CDL Driver

Date Posted:



Columbia, SC

Job Category:

Palmetto CDL Driver

Salary Interval:


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Position Description

Job Summary:A Dump Truck Driver operates heavy, on-road trucks. Drivers are required to maintain detailed logs on the substance(s) being hauled and their weight, and they must have that information available for inspection at all times. Additionally, drivers are expected to do regular safety checks of their vehicles, in the form of walk-around visual inspections.

Drivers are given a route and expected to follow it. This allows deliveries to be executed on schedule and ensures that the driver uses only roads that permit heavy truck operation.

Drivers are expected to follow all safety regulations for the operation of their vehicle both at the job site and at the delivery locations. Drivers are expected to do all they can to maintain the uncontaminated state of their product through the hauling process and delivery.

Drivers must possess any certification required by the State of South Carolina to operate these heavy vehicles. Drivers must also maintain a clean driving record.

Drivers Must:

Inspect truck before and after trips and submit report indicating truck condition.

Read bill of lading to determine assignment.

Fasten chain or binders to secure load on trailer during transit.

Load, unload or assists in loading and unloading truck.

Must be able to use electronic communication devices.

Follow regulations

Observe OSHA, state, and federal safety regulations

Follow all company and regulatory agency safety policies

Maintain a valid commercial driver’s license and medical card.

Operate vehicle safely

Check lights and safety equipment daily

Obey all traffic laws, including:

driving within posted speed limits

stopping and looking for traffic at all stop signs

Drive defensively

Report any unsafe equipment or working conditions to your supervisor

Allow no riders who have not been approved by your supervisor

Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

Current CDL License with Hazmat & Tanker endorsements

Minimum of one year experience

Must be able to clean inside of truck body even if it requires getting into the back with a shovel to clean entire area so other loads won’t be contaminated.

Understand/acknowledge the SC short haul regulations for Hours of Service of drivers within the 100 air mile radius.(12 hours per day, no more than 70 hours per 7 days, or 80 hours in 8 days. Must have minimum of 8 hours off between shifts. Drivers are allowed a one-time exception each week of up to 16 hours in one day. That day must be logged by a paper log book.)

Must brush wash truck once a week. Soaps, brushes, and other chemicals (if needed) will be provided if the driver asks.

Must be able to pre-trip/post-trip for the overall condition of the unit…

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