CDL - B Driver

Fairbanks, AK, USA Req #1355
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

American Fast Freight, Inc., a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, is seeking an experienced Driver Class B for the domestic freight forwarding businesses of Alaska. This local Driver position offers a great work/life balance, giving the driver the ability to be home every night! A Sign On Bonus is offered and paid in 3 installments during the first six months of employment!

The Driver will assist in loading, pick-ups and deliveries of freight to our various customer locations while working with Dispatch to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner.

 

Work Schedule:

Days and start times may vary Weekend work and/or overtime may be required.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates vehicles in compliance with local and state traffic codes/laws and company procedures
  • Read and understand traffic signs and controls in accordance with FHWA regulations
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections on all vehicles assigned to operate and ensures any necessary repairs are completed according to state and federal regulations prior to arriving and/or leaving the terminal
  • Track and maintain hours of service logs
  • Ensures load is properly stowed and secured to prevent shifting or damage while in transit to the delivery location
  • Examines shipping documents to verify all shipments loaded and is properly segregated and/or separated
  • Uses proper equipment for safe loading and/or unloading
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year driving of assigned trucks in a local environment
  • Valid Alaska Class A with Hazardous Materials endorsement or B Commercial Driver’s
  • Valid Medical Card
  • Must possess a good driving record
  • Must be reliable and flexible with schedule
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

 

Must be able to satisfy physical demands:

  • Lift a minimum of 75 lbs.
  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, and reach with hands and arms Occasionally extend working hours to meet customer and American Fast Freight delivery requirements
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat and cold)
  • Coordinating a multitude of variables with employees to complete schedule demands

 

Work Environment and Environmental Conditions:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Low to moderate noise levels
  • Time sensitive project requirements
  • Coordination of customer order consolidation out of multiple containers

 

Other Requirements:

  • By time of hire, be registered with the US DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of references, background check, drug screening, and required US DOT required drug and alcohol check for past three (3) years
Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Fairbanks, AK, USA