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Intelligent Logistics Class A CDL Driver - Home Evenings! in Austin, Texas

Do you want to be a part of an exciting culture? SPUR Freight is a fun loving, fast growing Austin-based company, is looking for "A" level candidates for a Local CDL Driver (Class A) position. This position provides $18.00 per hour and provides local work for candidates seeking to be home at night. This full-time role would provide medical, dental and vision benefits (80% employer paid), short and long term disability (100% employer paid), 401(k) with 4% match, paid maternity/paternity leave and provides over three week's paid time off the first year with PTO and holidays, Our company?s accolades include:

  • 2016 Best Places to Work, Austin Business Journal

  • 2017 Top Work Places, Austin American Statesman

  • 2017 Austin Fast 50, Austin Business Journal

  • 2017 INC 5000, INC Magazine, Honor Award Recipient

  • 2018 Top Work Places, Austin American Statesman

  • 2019 Best Companies to Work For in Texas

We are looking for a team player who is team oriented, has a positive outlook and attitude. Applicants should be self-driven and possess a strong work ethic. .

Our company exists to take the often complex world of cargo transportation and make it SIMPLE for our clients so they become more successful, and we do this by living our 5 Core Values:

1.) Happy Team ("A" Players Only)2.) Happy Clients (Long Term Relationships)3.) Commitment to Excellence (Great, NOT Good)4.) Self Driven Continuous Improvement (Learning and Growing)5.) Integrity (Honest, Ethical, Respected

Why SPUR Freight? We offer?

  • Competitive salary plus incentives.

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits.

  • Fully paid employee premiums for life and disability insurance.

  • Generous paid time and paid holidays starting off from Day One.

  • Generous 401(k) with 4% match, immediate and fully-vested.

  • Weekly snacks and Birthday cakes.

  • Fun company team building events!

  • We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who share these ideals.

A brief summary of the Role and Responsibilities you will be involved in:

  • Represents SPUR Freight services in offering unparalleled customer service.

  • Focuses on ?Happy Clients? and strives to offer unparalleled customer service.

  • Provides local cartage services while operating a tractor-trailer truck (or other truck as assigned if local) over intercity routes and at times spanning several states.

  • Ensures timeliness of client delivery by proactively anticipating any delivery challenges and ensuring timely departure.

  • Loads and unloads cargo per client?s specifications.

  • Keeps accurate delivery and inventory records for assigned delivery cargo.

  • Provides timely communication with team members regarding the status of daily route; including, when stops have been completed, when taking lunch or other brakes, and prior to clocking out.

  • Handles general fleet maintenance including; appropriate fueling, cleaning of truck, washing of windows, full inspection of truck before and after trip and proactive reporting of any maintenance needs.

  • Focuses on safety and compliance including the real time reporting of any accidents, incidents encountered on the road, monitoring of road conditions and following all applicable traffic laws.

  • Assists with general warehouse duties as assigned including, but not limited to general cleaning, inventory movements, inventory counts, operating fork-lift and general data entry.

  • Maintains and ensures compliance with DOT and other applicable regulations, including State or Federal regulations. Maintains driving logs and ensures rest period compliance per DOT regulations. Maintains requirements of CDL license.

  • Provides backup to other Fleet Operators as assigned.

  • Our Local CDL Driver responsibilities involve delivery and pick-up, reporting, operations, service, safety and maintenance, and other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Commercial Driver?s License (CDL) is required, with endorsements subject to business needs. Three to five years of local and/or CDL driving experience with insurable driving record focused on safety. Flat bed experience is required. Must be able to work in a team in an environment with rapid change. Capable of professional face to face client communications and effective active listening skills. Proven demonstration of DOT and/or transportation industry compliance. Proven ability handle assigned tasks effectively with a focus on providing unparalleled client service.

FLSA status: Non-Exempt

Physical Requirements: Position requires: ability to operate and drive heavy equipment. Ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of medium to heavy weights of 60-100 pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is medium.

SPUR Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, marital status, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status and will not be discriminated against.