Truck Driver-Urgently Hiring

Website Kendrick Forest Products

Job Overview

Drive and operate a log truck as part of our fleet of drivers. Log Truck Drivers drive to and from the jobsite multiple times a day to haul logs in to our sawmill. We typically travel within a 100 mile radius of Edgewood. This is an at home every night job. Overtime is required. Kendrick Forest Products provides the trucks and full time maintenance teams.

Responsibilities

  • Transport raw materials over land to and from the sawmill in Edgewood
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform some preventative maintenance
  • Use chains or fastening straps to secure each load
  • Work with the fleet and supervisors to plan routes and meet job deadlines
  • Document and log work/rest periods and miles spent driving and retain receipts
  • Load and unload logs from the truck
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Skills

  • Proven work experience as a truck driver
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Valid truck driving license, CDL: 2 year (preferred)

Company Overview

Kendrick Forest Products is the largest producing sawmill in Iowa. We are seeking a dedicated and experienced truck driver to add to our team to haul logs in a safe and timely manner. Must have had a CDL for at least 2 years. This is an at home every night job. Overtime required. We operate in a fast-paced environment. We offer a great work schedule, competitive benefits and wages, a positive work environment, and the opportunity to be a part of a highly-motivated team that also likes to have fun. Kendrick Forest Products is one of five companies in Edgewood that is under the Kendrick, Inc. brand of family owned and operated businesses.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • cdl driving: 2 years (Required)
  • driving: 2 years (Required)
  • truck driving: 2 years (Required)

Location:

  • 601 S Washington St. Edgewood, IA 52042 (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts
  • Other forms

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Other

Type of Freight:

  • Logs, Lumber, Mulch

Home Time policy:

  • Daily

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/kfpiowa/

To apply for this job email your details to dboss@delawarecountyia.com

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