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  • Grapevine, TX
  • Megan Fletcher

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OTR Delivery Driver – CDL Truck Driver (Transportation)


Posted 27 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - None
$55,000.00 - $80,000.00 /Year
Transportation, Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts, Other Great Industries
Transportation, Distribution - Shipping, Supply Chain

Job Description

OTR Delivery Driver – CDL Truck Driver (Transportation)

Job Description


OTR truck driving professionals, if you are looking for a career opportunity to drive your success with an industry-leading trucking company – this is your chance to join us at Decker Truck Line – Reefer/Van Division! We service some of the most successful companies in the country with our reefer/van services.


As a result of our extended growth, we are seeking safety-minded and service-oriented OTR Delivery Driver to join our transportation team. In this position, you will play a key role driving diesel-powered tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver freight to and from specified destinations. At our Reefer/Van Division, you’ll enjoy a progressive and collaborative culture that promotes your personal and professional well-being right from the start. Our associates also enjoy a top-tier benefits package with comprehensive insurance options and much more!


If you are ready to raise the bar on your career by partnering company that will truly reward your efforts, and if you meet our qualifications, we may be the perfect fit for you. Contact us today!


OTR Delivery Driver – CDL Truck Driver

(Transportation / Delivery / Logistics / Distribution Shipping / Full Time)


Job Responsibilities


As an OTR Delivery Driver, you will be responsible for the safe and legal operation of a commercial motor vehicle, to ensure the proper handling and accurate completion of all necessary paperwork related to truck operations and the timely transportation of freight from origin to destination. This will involve putting into action your knowledge of commercial driving and related skills to safely operate and maneuver equipment at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or congested dock areas.


Additional duties for this full time transportation role include, but are not limited to:


  • Driving for extended periods of time, up to the maximum allowable time in a safe manner and in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Inspecting tractor-trailer combinations for defect and safely operating any condition before, during, and after trips
  • Ensuring that all the documentation required to move shipments is accurately maintained and made available for inspection as required
  • Understanding and overseeing loading/unloading of trailers to ensure proper positioning of freight for safe and secure transport
  • Checking shipping papers and freight to determine nature of load and for the presence of hazardous materials
  • Understanding Federal, State and company regulations as they apply to the transportation of hazardous materials
  • Maintaining accurate records required to comply with Federal, State, and company regulations covering drivers’ logs, trip reports, records of miles and fuel purchases, etc.
  • Reading, understanding, interpreting and applying information relating to trip planning and time management
  • Communicating both telephonically and via satellite as well as in person, with company personnel and the general public regarding dispatch assignments, schedules, directions, trip information, etc.
  • Promptly reporting any delays due to equipment breakdowns, adverse weather, traffic conditions or other emergency situations
  • Following company procedures in the prompt reporting of work-related injuries, accidents involving driver, equipment or property damage, or other incidents


Here are some of we have to offer for this CLD truck driver position:

  • Competitive compensation structure
    • Starting Pay Range $.43 - $.45 per mile – includes $.08 per mile per diem
    • Increase in Pay – 1¢ per mile paid annually on anniversary date with a $.50 cap per mile
  • Additional compensation based on assigned load, pick-up and delivery, and location to include:
    • Stop pay (for each additional pickup or delivery)
    • Over dimensional load pay
    • Building material and steel tarp and securement pay
    • Short haul load pay
    • Job site load delivery pay
    • Side Kit load pay
    • HazMat load pay
  • Detention pay
  • Layover pay
  • Weekly payroll and direct deposit
  • PrePass Plus for tolls and scales
  • Rider program
  • TripPak Express
  • After 90 days of employment:
    • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Basic Life Insurance coverage
    • Healthcare insurance to include Dental, Vision and Cancer coverage
    • 401(k) Plan
    • Flex Benefits Plan
    • Plus, so much more!

Job Requirements


OTR Delivery Driver – CDL Truck Driver

(Transportation / Delivery / Logistics / Distribution Shipping / Full Time)


Job Requirements


We are looking for a safety-minded CDL Truck Driver who combines exceptional driving skills with the commitment to providing world-class customer service. In addition, you should be highly organized with strong time-management and prioritization skills to handle multiple priorities within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to establish and maintain professional and cooperative relationships with both customers and colleagues.


Specific requirements for this logistics / distribution shipping role include:


  • Graduate from an approved truck driver training program with completion of approved on-the-job training

OR minimum 100,000 miles of verifiable tractor-trailer experience

  • Minimum 23 years of age
  • Valid CDL License
  • Current medical examiner’s certificate provided by company physician
  • Current certificate of Hazardous Materials Training & Testing, road test certificate, written test certificate, and driver qualification card issued by company
  • English proficiency both oral and written
  • Intermediate math skills
  • Ability to read and use a road atlas, city maps, and other geographical documents to accomplish delivery of freight in a timely manner with minimum variance using the correct and legal route
  • Ability to comply with, the proper methods of loading, securing, and unloading various types of freight
  • Ability to appraise, evaluate, and adequately respond to environmental strain and emotional stress
  • Ability to hook-unhook various commercial vehicle combinations
  • Solid understanding of Federal, State and Company regulations
  • Physical demands include:
    • Ability to shift manual transmission and operate foot pedals
    • Ability to sit and remain alert while driving for an aggregate period of time, up to 11 hours
    • Agility to regularly enter and exit the vehicle’s cab frequently each day
    • Ability to frequently walk, bend, reach, push, pull, stoop and squat, as well as grasp, lift and handle heavy equipment, as necessary, to perform vehicle inspections
    • Ability to carry weights up to 75lbs.
    • Ability to install and remove tire chains when required due to inclement weather
    • Ability to perform duties in various working and environmental conditions in many different geographical locations, both dry climates, as well as wet climates
    • Ability to frequently spend extended periods of on-duty time in the truck, exposed to noise and vibration levels, which may be higher than those typically experienced in passenger cars, while driving
    • Ability to regularly withstand extended periods of time away from home, generally ten to fourteen days


OTR Delivery Driver – CDL Truck Driver

(Transportation / Delivery / Logistics / Distribution Shipping / Full Time)


Join our team and be at the forefront of your career at DTL – Reefer/Van Division!

Apply now!

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