Logistics Services Inc.: CDL Truck Driver (Columbus, MS)

Logistic Services, Inc./SSA Marine is accepting applications for a CDL Driver (Columbus, MS)

With marine terminal operations in more than 200 locations around the world, SSA Marine is unmatched in skill, experience and productivity. It all begins with our greatest assets: our employees. We invest in our people and offer career opportunities with global impact. In turn, our customers reap the benefits of a highly productive and engaged workforce that consistently delivers with the greatest care and efficiency. Our current opportunities include the following positions: 

Logistics Services Inc.

CDL Truck Driver (Columbus, MS)

Summary/Objective:

The Truck Driver is a part of the operations team and is responsible for the safe handling delivery of cargo. While maintaining a positive working relationship the everyone, the truck driver is to set the standard and be held accountable for a safe and efficient operation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with operations and office staff to ensure safe, efficient, and cost-effective completion of work plans.
  • Inspects to ensure proper operating condition prior to use and communicates any maintenance or repair of equipment needed to ensure serviceability and safety of the equipment.
  • Reviews load paperwork versus cargo received or loaded to ensure that all paperwork is correct and that the material is in good condition.
  • Reports problems and issues to appropriate manager.
  • Reviews and complies with all DOT and State requirements inclusive of the FMCSA Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and all applicable sections of 29CFR 1910 and 29CFR 1917.
  • Must properly secure loads/cargo prior to transporting in accordance with Load Securement rules and regulations and informs manager of issues regarding load securement.
  • Adheres to all safety and traffic laws
  • Always behaves in a professional manner and complies with all safety and work-site rules at any customer facility.
  • Maintain paperwork and distribute accurately in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with office and operations staff if delayed in any way.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Requires the ability to safely operate equipment over the road.
  • Requires problem solving skills to respond quickly and effectively to operational issues.
  • Requires the ability to follow instructions in a fast-paced environment and be available to work varied hours and days
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, the general public and customers.
  • Requires the ability to analyze and trouble shoot operations.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience and current CDL, Medical Card, & DVR.
  • Knowledge of safety and accident prevention codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of load securement rules.
  • Required to observe all safety rules and regulations.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Work environment:

  • Must be able to work in rotating shifts, days, evenings and nights.
  • The ability to work in an environment that may be hazardous to persons unable to see and hear fast moving equipment
  • The ability to drive 100%

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