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Class A Driver

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Class A Driver

Redwood Materials is seeking a highly capable Class A Truck Driver to deliver freight across the country and potentially internationally to Canada and Mexico. Duties will include route planning, ensuring the safe and timeliness delivery of our freight, and performing preventative maintenance work on the truck. Drivers are also required to maintain a detailed trip logbook.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering freight over long distances across the country's road networks.
  • Planning routes efficiently and delivering freight on time.
  • Performing prescribed truck inspections before departure to ensure good running order.
  • Documenting the freight's condition before departure and inventorying loads.
  • Securing the freight in place before departure and monitoring its safe distribution throughout the trip.
  • Supervising the loading and unloading of freight and obtaining the client's signature on delivery.
  • Performing service checks on tire pressure, oil, and fluid levels, as well as minor repairs, when required.
  • Logging hours and distances driven, rest stop durations, as well as all fuel, repair, and toll expenses.
  • Communicating any delays due to road conditions, accidents, or breakdowns to dispatchers.
  • Complying with federal and state trucking rules and regulations, including mandatory rest periods and weight restrictions.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Applicable Commercial Driver's License (Class A CDL).
  • Certificate of Completion of a professional truck driving course preferred.
  • Experience as a Long-Haul Truck Driver.
  • Hazardous material DOT certification a big plus
  • W.I.C. Card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) preferred
  • A clean driving record, as well as sound knowledge of truck maintenance.
  • In-depth knowledge of route planning, using both road maps and GPS devices.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws that regulate the road freight transport industry.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Winter Driving experience is a must.
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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