This position is primarily responsible for driving diesel-powered trucks to transport freight from Fairbanks to other Alaskan destinations.


Job Description


This position is primarily responsible for driving diesel-powered trucks to transport freight from Fairbanks to other Alaskan destinations. 


  • Operate safely and in compliance with all established HSE 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
  • Maintain driver and maintenance logs (electronic and manual) according to State and Federal regulations as well as Carlile policies and procedures.
  • Spot trailers to warehouse, chock wheels, and assist in loading and unloading trailers
  • Maintain telephone radio, or PeopleNet contact with terminal dispatcher to receive instructions and report safety hazards and/or incidents involving the driver or any company equipment
  • May be required to perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Ensure that cargo is secured for transport according to the FMCSRs
  • Communicate with dispatch to receive instructions and maintain a clean work environment including swept trailer, clean cab, windows, and mirrors
  • Determine discrepancies in paperwork and verify proper placarding when hauling HAZMAT
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Certifications)

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Class A CDL with all endorsements, including HAZMAT
  • Two years of verifiable, safe, over-the-road (OTR), Line driving, or Local driving experience preferred (may differ upon location).
  • Must have a current USA passport, or enhanced driver’s license, and a clean record to enter Canada under Canadian law.


  • Position requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and meet regulatory deadlines.
  • Impeccable character, integrity, and unfailing initiative in a team environment
  • Must be experienced to operate in snow and ice road conditions and be able to chain-up.
  • Ability to work various shifts and days of the week
  • Record of safe and competent driving as demonstrated on driver’s abstract and driving files.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a basic mechanical background and aptitude coupled with the knowledge of how a diesel truck operates
  • Must have the ability to work with mathematical concepts
  • Must be able to prioritize daily task and assignments
  • Must be customer focused. Must represent Carlile is a professional and friendly manner.


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.


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. 

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