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We are currently hiring for Class A CDL over the road drivers. Downey is dedicated to getting drivers miles while getting them home each weekend. We run Kenworths and Freightliners with truck-to-house privileges. Being a small business, our office only needs two dispatchers who will always answer the phone.

Benefits You Get

  • Average 2500 miles weekly
  • 48-hour optional weekends
  • 25% drop & hook loads
  • No-touch freight
  • 0.04 more mile if hauling Hazmat (optional)
  • Quality equipment
  • Zip to zip pay
  • Practical mile pay
  • Same pay per mile, whether loaded or unloaded
  • Weekly pay
  • Direct deposit
  • Dispatched one day in advance
  • Loves fuel rewards program points
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Responsibilities

Work Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers.
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items, safety issues, and perform preventative maintenance.
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules.
  • Document and log work/rest periods and miles spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts.
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process.
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions.
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions.
  • Report defects, accidents, or violations.

Skills Required

  • Proven work experience as a truck driver.
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
  • No recent moving or driving violations.
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions, etc.).
  • Valid Class A CDL.

Other Details

  • Job type: full-time
  • Pay: $50,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year

If you are interested, please feel free to call today and join the team.
You can call at (800) 542-0980, or write to us at drive4teamdowney@gmail.com