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JBS USA CDL DRIVER in Chattanooga, Tennessee


At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Basic Skills and Qualifications:

  • Hold a class A CDL License

  • Have at least 1-year verifiable driving experience.

  • No felony convictions on his/her criminal history record for the past 10 years.

  • No violent crime convictions, inclusive of misdemeanors, on his/her criminal history.

  • No serious nature of accidents or DOT recordable accidents.

  • Not have more than 3 occurrences on MVR in 36 months and not have a DUI/DWI conviction within 7 years.

  • Not have a positive or adulterated controlled substance result, or a breath alcohol confirmation result of 0.00 or above.

  • Must be able to drive a manual shift truck

  • EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED; College Degree in related field preferred.

YARD DRIVER AND SHUTTLE DRIVEREssential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moves trailers from the dock doors to drop yard, moves warehouse trailers as needed

  • Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.

  • Clean and organized work area.

  • Assist others with the skills and knowledge gained from the position.

  • Performs Pre-trip & Post-trip Safety Inspections of truck & trailers each day

  • Fuels Spotter trucks and fuels trailers as needed

  • Wash inside of trailer when needed

  • Start and stops units to pre-cool trailers as needed

  • Communicates with Load Coordinator, Shipping Supervisor, Forklift operator and Security Guards

  • Other duties as directed.