Driver Apprentice-City – P25-99060-1-2508


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Starting Rate: $24.18


Through education and driving skills development, become proficient in
the operation of a tractor trailer combination. Responsibilities include
non-driving duties such as forklift operation and working the dock.


Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual
equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand

Perform pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment

Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or

Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight,
hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system

Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies
(e.g. pallets, straps, rope)

Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary

Verify and complete required documentation and reports

Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed

Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company

Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not
designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of
all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees
assigned to the job.


  • Must possess a class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or a
    commercial learning permit (CLP) prior to entering job
    • Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring
    • Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory
      requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC)
    • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a
    • Basic written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times
      a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds, and
      to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift
      force, up to several times per day or more
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat,
      climb in and out of truck
    • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
    • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member


  • Exposure to noise and vibration
    • Exposure to dust and diesel fumes
    • Exposure to hazardous materials shipped and packaged under DOT
    • Hours may vary due to operational need

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