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  • Darling Ingredients Inc.
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • 08/05/2022
Full time CDL Driver Transportation Truck Driver

Job Description

Darling Ingredients is looking to hire Tractor Trailer Drivers with a CDL A for our team in Chesapeake, VA. Are you ready to take your Class A CDL driving career to the next level with a stable worldwide company?

Find out for yourself why CDL A drivers enjoy being a part of our company.

Why CDL A Drivers enjoy being a part of our team:

  • Home Time – Our drivers experience excellent home time, getting home daily
  • Very attractive compensation – Driver base pay averages $1,200-$1,400/weekly
  • Quarterly safety bonus opportunity
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 company provided annual contribution towards your health savings account
  • 3% guaranteed company provided contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Late model tractors, and a well-maintained fleet
  • Excellent safety program because we value you
  • Training – You will receive paid training on the job to help prepare you for your role with our company, but you will most likely be up and running in no time!

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER

As a Tractor Trailer Driver, you are responsible for driving a tractor-trailer, collecting and transporting raw materials from various areas, to also sometimes include over intercity routes or spanning several states. You will be responsible for loading and unloading material as needed.

You manage your route with an onboard computer (OBC) and also keep an up-to-date backup paper log for compliance purposes. Taking responsibility for your truck, you keep it clean and complete a pre and post trip vehicle inspection as required by DOT regulations and Company policy. You provide exceptional professional service to all customers and follow all laws and regulations. You love that you get to hit the road for a living, while still being home daily!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR A TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER

  • Valid Class A CDL license with an interstate designation and tanker endorsement
  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • Good driving record

In addition, you need the following:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb and work at heights of 20+ feet with proper PPE
  • Excellent customer service skills

TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER WORK SCHEDULE

Our tractor-trailer drivers enjoy opportunities that allow them to be home every day. This full-time Class A CDL truck driving job also has the opportunity to work regular overtime.

About the Company: We began as a family business in 1882 and have continued to grow into the world's leading innovative developer and producer of sustainable organic ingredients for a growing population. Headquartered in Irving, TX with regional offices in Cold Spring, KY and Des Moines, IA as well as production facilities across the U.S., we have over 10,000 employees across the globe. We repurpose and reuse rather than discarding what others might consider waste. We capture valuable ingredients and nutrients to help maximize what nature has to offer, providing components for a wide range of products that include pet food, fertilizer, and biofuel. Giving nature a second life is our second nature.

Our greatest assets are our employees. Our inclusive global workforce and their wide variety of skills, abilities, experiences, and perspectives have been critical in helping us consistently deliver best-in-class results around the world. In order to attract and retain employees who share our values of integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship, we offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, stability, and opportunities for career growth.

Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. EEO is the Law: If you would like more information, please click on the link or paste into your browser: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster