Driver Entry Program

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc Greensboro, NC
Job Description

Old Dominion is currently recruiting for our Old Dominion's Driver training Program. This program will consists of classroom curriculum, Pickup & Delivery Driver Training and Line Haul Driver Training. Successful completion of Driver Training Program results in trainee receiving certification to operate Old Dominion tractor and trailers.

Responsibilities

* Operate vehicle safely within DOT regulations that govern safe driving, hours of service, inspection, maintenance, and transportation of hazardous materials.

* Meet or exceed the medical standards of the U.S. Dept. of Transportation and satisfactorily pass a drug test and alcohol test.

* Operates BLU/DYMS and any other computer/internal freight monitoring systems required.

* Available for around the clock shifts to accommodate freight movements and must be able to be away from home for extended periods of time.

* Load and unload freight on trailers using a motorized forklift, pallet jack or manually in compliance with state and federal DOT guidelines. Use various loading techniques, such as loading tight or cross loading.

* Transport self and/or freight continuously throughout the service center on non-forgiving surfaces.

* Read and interpret shipping labels. Familiarity with, and in some cases ability to complete the various forms utilized in freight movement such as shipping orders, city stripping manifests, freight bills, overage/damage movement reports and exception forms.

* Hand load, rewrap or stack freight as necessary.

* Insure the quality loading of all trailers.

* Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).

* Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.

* Be available for work at all times in order to meet customer pickup and delivery schedules.

Qualifications

* High School Degree or equivalent preferred.

* Must be able to read, write and speak English. Perform simple mathematical calculations with mental ability to handle receipts, read maps, road signs, maintain logs, etc.

* Must be able to obtain a valid commercial driver's license with hazmat, doubles and tanker endorsements.

* Must have the ability to properly operate hand held mini-computer when required.

* Must have working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.

* Must have knowledge of DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, inspection and maintenance, and extended periods, of time.

* Must be available for around-the-clock trips to accommodate freight movements and must be able to be away from home for extended periods of time.

* Must meet or exceed the medical standards of the US Department of Transportation.

* Must satisfactorily pass a drug test & alcohol test (if applicable)

* Must satisfactorily pass the orientation/training program instructions by an Old Dominion qualified driver trainer.

* Must be at least 21 years of age.

Join the OD Family Today!

As a Full Time member of our Family, you are eligible to receive:

* Health, Dental & Vision Benefits

* Short Term & Long Term Disability

* Flex Spending Accounts

* 401(k) retirement Plan

* Wellness Program

* Employee credit Union, Vacation & Holiday

* "Birthday Holiday" who doesn't love some extra attention on their Birthday?

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, and/or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, Vietnam Era and/or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law(s).