Auto req ID: 4958BR Posting Title: Combination Local/Regional Driver Location: South Plainfield NJ Company: Estes Express Lines HotJob: Yes JobDescription: Will operate tractor/trailer in the transportation of freight in accordance with Company, Federal, State and Local laws with regard to run times and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulationsConduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe working conditions of the tractor and trailer prior to each trip and at the end of each tripCheck gauges and visual indicators for malfunctions, ensure seal on trailers, and conduct inspection of vehicle before, during, and after trips to determine problems that may be occurringPromptly report all maintenance problems to Fleet Services and/or supervisionWork the dock to include loading and unloading freightMust adhere to all FMCSA requirements of those holding a Commercial drivers licenseMay be required to use in-cab technology, to include electronic logsRegular attendance is requiredThis is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasksQualificationsHigh School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background21 years of age required per FMCSA regulations (2 years driving experience preferred)Class A Commercial Driver’s LicenseHazMat, Tanker and Doubles endorsements required (LCV requirements may apply)May be required to drive a tractor trailer for a period of time that will conform to FMCSA requirementsStable employment historyProvide exceptional customer serviceAbility to operate a forklift (3,000 lb. vehicle) or previous forklift certificationMust be able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.Physical activities include: standing, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.Must be capable of dropping/hooking and coupling trailers which involves cranking landing gear, pulling 5th wheel pin and maneuvering dolly which takes approximately 65 lbs. of pressureMust be able to provide an acceptable MVRMust be familiar with state motor vehicle laws and FMCSA rules and regulationsMust pass a FMCSA required medical examMust pass a road testAbility to meet the FMCSA’s requirements to speak and read EnglishMust be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of ConductMust be able to interact well with othersMust be able to work independently, or in a team settingMust be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple prioritiesMust be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs.Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlinesMust pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background checkMust be authorized to work in the United States