LOCAL TRUCK DRIVER (1st shift) - Bedford Heights, OH
Olympic Steel, a leading national steel service center, is seeking a talented addition to our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical / dental and 401(k).
Status: Full Time
The Class A – CDL Truck Driver is responsible for operating a tractor trailer or other specialized truck/vehicle that transports cargo to and from specified destinations and complying with all related DOT regulations. This position prepares, receives and provides appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick-up of goods and ensures timely service. The Truck Driver is responsible for securing and unloading cargo in compliance with all DOT and company safety policies, as well as maintaining logs of travel and cargo to federal and state regulations. Drivers will be trained to use an Electronic Onboard Device (EOB). Offers the potential for 1st shift local driving.
•Prior steel industry and product knowledge preferred.
•Familiarity with on-board computer systems preferred.
•Must be at least 21 years of age as of date of hire.
•Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and valid Class A CDL.
•High school diploma or GED.
•2+ years of recent verifiable experience driving a tractor trailer
•Never been convicted for driving with a suspended license.
•No DUI/DWI in the past 5 years.
•No more than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years.
•No more than 2 moving violations in the past 12 months.
•No more than 1 at fault accident in the past 3 years.
•No more than 1 license suspension in the past 5 years (does not include unpaid ticket, failure to appear, proof of financial stability and child support).
•No more than 5 convictions of defective equipment, oversize, overweight, log book (non-moving violations) in the past 5 years (log book violations must be reviewed).
No more than zero occurrences in the following areas:
•Speeding violations more than 15 MPH in a CMV; Personal vehicles must be reviewed.
•Convictions of fleeing or eluding police.
•Convictions of leaving the scene of an accident.
•Chemical test refusals in the past.
•Reckless or careless convictions in a CMV in the past 5 years.
•Reckless or careless convictions in a personal vehicle in the past 5 years.
•License suspensions in the past 3 years (excludes unpaid ticket, failure to appear, proof if financial stability and child support).
•Convictions of homicide or manslaughter involving a vehicle.
•Convictions of false report to police department.
•Convictions of open alcohol in the vehicle in the past 5 years.
Qualified, interested candidates may apply below, or call 216-242-2887 to speak directly with a recruiter.
For Internal Applicants: Current Olympic Steel employees must meet minimum job qualifications, have a current performance rating of satisfactory or better and have completed at least 90 days of service in their current position. Some service time exceptions may apply.