This position is responsible for the loading, unloading and driving of diesel-powered trucks to transport


Job Description

Position Profile:

This position is responsible for the loading, unloading and driving of diesel-powered trucks to transport
heavy and oversized loads.

Essential Duties

• Operate safely and in compliance with all established HSSE policies and procedures
• Inspect truck and trailer(s) for defects through pre-trip and post-trip inspections and submit reports
indicating their condition
• Operate a variety of trucks and equipment under a variety of conditions, adhering to posted speed
limits and all other local, state, and federal laws and regulations
• Maintain driver e-logs and maintenance e-logs according to State and Federal regulations
• Make customer pick-ups and deliveries in a manner that reflects superior customer service
• Spot trailers to warehouse, chock wheels, and may assist in loading and unloading trailers
• Maintain hands-free telephone contact with terminal to receive accurate dispatch instructions
• Ensure cargo is secured for transport according to FMCSRs and Carlile requirements
• Maintain a clean work environment including swept trailer, clean cab, windows, and mirrors
• Determine discrepancies in paperwork and verify proper placarding when hauling HAZMAT
• Perform other duties as assigned


• High school diploma or GED equivalent
• Class A CDL with all endorsements (or ability to get all endorsements)
• Two years of verifiable safe tractor-trailer driving experience; previous heavy haul experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to load and unload machinery to a lowboy trailer; flatbed securement experience
• Ability to safety transport heavy and oversize loads; handle heavy chains and blocking
• Familiar with dove/beaver tail trailers, as well as 40-65 ton RGN’s preferred
• Ability to supervise pilot car drivers and direct pilot car activity
• Able to work various shifts, days of the week, overtime and occasional overnight/out-of-town work
• Record of safe and competent driving as demonstrated on driver’s abstract and driving files.
• Experience in snow and ice road conditions
• Willing to learn and take instructions with a positive attitude
• Ability to maintain a TWIC card
• Impeccable character, integrity, and unfailing initiative in a team environment
• Must have a current Passport or birth certificate, with the ability to enter Canada and military
• Must be customer focused and represent Carlile in a professional and friendly manner

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions (extreme cold and inclement conditions – snow, ice, rain, wind, etc.). The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vehicle vibration. May also be exposed to long periods of isolation time while driving or resting. May also be exposed to heavy traffic conditions while driving.

Reasonable Accommodations

Carlile will make a reasonable accommodation(s) wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with disabilities, provided the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not impose an undue hardship on Carlile.

General Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. I hereby certify that I understand and meet the aforementioned requirements and statements as outlined. Please sign below indicating that you have read the above information and understand the contents of this job description.


Carlile Transportation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all our business practices.

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