CDL Class A Driver

Somerset, MA
North Atlantic Corp – Operations and Supply Chain /
Full Time /
Like to be outside and not stuck in an office?  As one of our CDL Class A drivers, you’ll work close to home and have your nights and weekends free. Enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Experienced, safety conscious, customer-focused drivers are who we look to hire for our team.

Job Overview
As a full time driver, you’ll travel within MA, RI, CT, NH, ME to load and deliver windows, doors, kitchens, stairs and related products to our customers, while adhering to and understanding safety policies and regulations. A clean driving record and top-notch customer service skills are a must!

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    • Review truck route manifest with dispatcher prior to daily departure.
    • Pre-inspect truck fluid levels, lights, or other repairs that may be necessary using truck inspection check list to confirm vehicle is safe to drive.
    • Pre-inspect load is properly secured in truck.
    • Drive safely to job site at posted speed limits.  Do not use cell phones while driving.
    • At arrival to site, ensure there is a safe environment to unload.  Communicate potential on-site hazards to onsite management or contact NAC dispatcher.
    • Confirm a support person is on the ground level to ensure safe unloading.
    • Inspect products while unloading at customer delivery location for quality, quantity, size, style and color using delivery tickets and acquired knowledge of product line. 
    • Communicate regularly with dispatcher to ensure timely product delivery at job site.  Report all damaged material so that it may be recorded. 
    • Collect COD balances if required.
    • Keep all required trip records and other reports relative to the vehicles. These reports should be neat and legible.  Perform required after operation “user maintenance” and provide required reports.
    • Report any incidents or injuries immediately to dispatcher.
    • Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs.
    • Maintain a safe and clean truck.                                                                          
    • Maintain a positive image of the company and its products to customer using a healthy and positive attitude. Thank customers for their business at every delivery.
    • As needed, if delivery work schedule is light, driver may be asked to work in other shops or warehouse to performanyothertasksassignedtosupportandimprovetheoverallteamoperations.
    • Some drivers may be forklift certified to assist in loading of trucks.

Company Mission & Goals

    • Mission Statement – lives up to the company mission, values and strategic goals. “Provides exceptional products and services to every customer, every time”.
    • Continuous Improvement- gets involved on teams or individually to make and implement suggestions. Uses reliable methods to improve the efficiency of his/ her job method or the department to make small improvements to our business everyday.
    • Maintain work areas to 5s standards.(Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize, Sustain & Safety)

Required Education & Experience

    • Valid CDL Driver’s License with prior road experience
    • Ability to read, write and speak English well
    • Millwork product knowledge helpful
    • Material Handling experience helpful
    • Forklift (if required)
    • Must take and pass post-offer screening drug test, physical and consent to a background check

Physical Demands

    • Must be able to lift 75+ lbs repeatedly
    • Driving, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Reaching, Bending, Lifting/Carrying, Reading, Looking, Hearing

Work Environment

    • Must be able to work in all weather conditions (i.e. rain, snow, cold, heat)
    • Job site conditions may be slippery, wet, bumpy surfaces depending on the site
    • Extended work day as needed

Required Tools or Clothing

    • Work Boots
    • Tape Measure
    • Work gloves for material handling
    • Lunch box or lunch tote to bring lunch
    • All weather gear for rain, snow
    • No hooded sweatshirts with strings