McLane Company Driver Trainee Full Hourly in Aurora, Colorado

Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:The teammate learns the essential functions of the Driver job including theaccurate and timely distribution of grocery/food staples, grocery/foodspecialty products and convenience store/restaurant supplies to variouscustomer locations. The Driver Trainee gains exposure to warehouse and otheroperational functions as part of the developmental process of becoming aMcLane Driver.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: A teammate in this job will train side-by-side with a Driver Trainer toacquire the skills necessary to perform the following functions:Maneuver tractor into position to attach trailer and handle lines to secure.Operates truck in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, andfederal regulations and company policies.Inspects tractor-trailer equipment for defects pre/post trip and submit DOTinspection report indicating condition.Operates Driver Delivery Handheld (DDH), document deliveryreceipts/product temperatures and exceptions. Inspects trailer to ensureproduct is secure for undamaged transport of product.Rides and trains with Driver Trainer of tractor-trailer to variousdestinations, gaining knowledge of commercial driving regulations andobserving the Driver's skill in starting engine properly, approachingintersections, making turns, backing, parking, and maneuvering vehicleon the road and on customer premises.Maintains driver log (Manual or PeopleNet) according to DOT regulations,documenting delivery receipt, product temperatures, and exceptions.Assists the Driver in unloading trailer and delivering product into customerpremises.Provides customer service including on-time delivery of undamaged product,product returns and issuing valid customer credits.MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:A teammate in this position must:Possess a CDL Class A license.Be at least 21 years of age.Have an accident-free driving record for the past three years (preferred).Other Requirements:Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, reach, bend, squat, andstoop to accomplish the essential job functions.Ability to read and comprehend labels, instructions, and bills of lading.Ability to perform mathematical calculations to verify quantities of product.Strong communication skills and able to communicate with internal and externalcustomers, such as customers, management, drivers and teammates.Be able to successfully pass a physical capabilities test, drug screen,and criminal background checks.Comply with Company Work Rules and Safety Rules.Able to safely drive a tractor-trailer, use a 2 wheel dolly, ramp,and, on board PeopleNet devices.WORKING CONDITIONS:The environment encompasses multiple areas of the Division includingwarehouse, transportation shop and customer facilities.Working conditions could contain moderate noise, vibration of vehicle andextreme weather conditions depending on climate.Regular and frequent travel, including overnight.CO-AuroraSupp0rt Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other jobrequirements. McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individualswith disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.