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JBS USA HATCHERY DRIVER CDL - A in Mayfield, Kentucky

Before each shift the truck driver is responsible for performing a pre-trip inspection of their truck and trailer. They will first deliver empty cages to the catchers at a farm. The truck driver will pull into a farm, park his vehicle, lock his breaks and perform a post-trip inspection. They will then unhook the air lines, roll down the trailer’s dolly legs, unboom all the cages and then unhook the truck from the trailer. The truck driver will then go back to the processing plant, after performing a post-trip inspection, to receive another trailer of empty cages. Before they hook on to another trailer, the driver must perform a pre-trip inspection. They can then hook on to the trailer, hook up their air lines, roll up the dolly legs, boom the cages down, and then finally pre-trip the trailer before leaving. Once the driver gets back to the farm, using the above process, they will unhook from the empty trailer and hook up to the trailer that is now loaded with cages of birds. The will take the trailer full of birds back to the processing plant, notify the scale house attendant of what trailer number he is dropping off, pull into the cooling bay and start the unhooking process.MUST HAVE 1 YEAR OF OTR EXPERIENCEBASIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Driver is required to log on to Omnitrac system and proceed with Pre-Trip each day before loading.

  • Driver is required to select ticket, stamp “zero weight” and load feed haul trailer.

  • Driver will select finish feed bin, write the number on the ticker, and load feed haul trailer.

  • Driver will then proceed to farm unloading feed at correct farm, house and bin number.

  • Driver is expected to operate equipment in a safe manner as to avoid accidents or injury to other drivers.

  • At the end of the day, driver is required to do Post-Trip and log off Omnitrac system.

  • Driver is expected to be a team player and load feed in a manner to assist feed mill to run as efficiently as possible and deliver a quality product.

  • Driver is required to operate within all DOT and Pilgrim’s guidelines as set forth by Fleet Administrator.

  • Ability to comprehend simple instructions

  • Ability to apply common sense.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Ability to multitask and work quickly

  • Must be a team player

  • Must have good communication skills.

  • Good hand and eye coordination required.


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.