Driver - Freight

Company
LTI, Inc
US-WA-Lynden
Class
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

LTI, Inc./Milky Way is a family-owned company with a long, proud history that has become a modern, innovative leader in the transportation industry. We are looking for great people to join our team today!

 

  • We offer local work with established routes which allow you to be home every day.
  • We recognize your documented safe driving history and pay .10/hour above base rate for each year of safe driving you have already earned.
  • We offer a Driver Incentive that rewards efficient drivers with up to an additional $1.00 per hour above base pay depending on performance.
  • We offer an excellent health and welfare package that includes medical, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) Plan and a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.
  • Our drivers have paid holidays and vacation.
  • We are a well-established company with decades of providing our customers with outstanding service and dedication.
  • We have expertly maintained equipment with state of the art conveniences.

 

 

To apply for this position please send resume and references to: ltii_jobposting@lynden.com

 

Mail:    LTI, Inc.

Attention: Job Posting

PO Box 433

Lynden, WA 98264

 

Background checks and a negative drug test are mandatory for employment.

 

Our Lynden Freight and Milk Drivers are Union workers.

 

LTI, Inc.is an equal-opportunity employer.

 

LTI, Inc. is proud to hire veterans of all branches of our armed forces. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Drives truck to destination. Prepares receipts for load picked up and delivered as well as corresponding time sheet.

Inspects truck, truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil and water, for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition. Fuels, lubricates, and repairs when necessary. Maintains truck cleanliness.

Inspects exterior of equipment for cleanliness and exterior for leaks or damages.

Maintains driver log according to I.C.C., state and federal regulations.

Maintains safe telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive pick up and delivery instructions.

Performs emergency roadside duties such as installing tire chains, changing fuses or light bulbs. Possesses mechanical aptitude necessary to determine plan of action in emergency situations.

May be required to hook and unhook trailers as well as crank landing gear.

Steers, moves levers with hands and feet, shifts gears, and presses pedals to drive and control movement of truck and other equipment. Climbs ladder on tank trailers as necessary.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the physical ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply commonsense understanding in carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Employee must meet Department of Transportation requirements. They must have a CDL with Class A Air, Doubles, and Tanker endorsements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employee will seldom be required to lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

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