Driver in Nashville, TN at Maxim Crane Works

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

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Job Description

Job Description: Over the Road (OTR) Driver


• Transport and deliver crane parts over the road over long distances in a safe, efficient, timely and legal manner.
• Hook and unhook trailers; secure freight; install and remove tire chains as required by weather. Deck trailers as needed.
• Load and unload trailers and perform lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying freight.
• Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations.
• Ensure that all operations are in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
• Perform routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects/repairs to Company personnel.
• Represent the Company and the trucking industry in a professional manner.


• Valid Commercial Driver's License
• 4 years previous tractor/trailer driving experience
• Knowledge of all applicable DOT Regulations and Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
• Meet all standards (medical, safety, etc.) required by the DOT and pass required drug/alcohol test
• Acceptable background investigation results.

Physical Requirements:

• Able to be away from home for extended periods of time, available for round-the-clock trips and able to remain alert while driving for periods of up to 11 hours
• Able to squat, crouch and reach as needed to handle freight, able to enter and exit the vehicle's cab numerous times each day
• Able to push and pull freight at a self-selected height with a force of 150 pounds.
• Able to access and manually release fifth wheel lever and tandem pins which requires horizontal pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 44 inches and pulling with a force of 100 pounds at a height of 38 inches.
• Able to occasionally carry or move freight/crane parts weighing up to 70 pounds.
• Able to install and remove tire chains, hook and unhook trailers, secure freight
• For flatbeds: able to handle, install and remove special equipment weighing up to 110 pounds including chains, straps, Dunnage, tiedowns, etc.
• Must be able to work in severe weather conditions -- both heat and cold.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled