Class A or B CDL Local Delivery Truck Driver

Knoxville, TN

Job status
Full time
Job description

Burkhart Enterprises, Inc. is currently seeking a Class A or B CDL Local Delivery Truck Driver in the Knoxville, TN, area.

You will be home on weekends and frequently you will also be home during the week.

As a Burkhart Enterprises truck driver, you will drive within a 500-mile radius of Knoxville.

The benefits of working with us include:

• Excellent pay

• Safety bonus

• Longevity bonus

• High driver retention rate

Education Requirements:

• A high school diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements:

• 2 years of truck driving experience

Qualifications:

• Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Responsibilities:

• Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.

• Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.

• Inspect loads to make sure cargo is secure.

• Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.

• Control operations of equipment or systems.

• Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators in order to confirm a machine is working properly.

Skills:

• Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.

• Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

• Managing one's own time and the time of others.

• Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

• Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

About us:

Burkhart Enterprises, Inc. is a third-generation company that has diligently continued to improve and expand its business over the past six decades. Truck transportation is a major operation at Burkhart Enterprises. This part of the organization supports all our other operations & brings them together as a cohesive process.

Our operations include:

• A loading & unloading facility.

• A rail facility with 2000′ Rail, bottom dump pit, 32 car capacity.

• Privately-owned river port where loaded barges are offloaded using two large excavators equipped with clamshell buckets.

• A 1250 Komatsu & 1000 Komatsu.

• A 100 ton Northwest crane is also available for more heavy lifting.

• Various other equipment such as loaders, tandem trucks & forklifts augment the barging operation.

Our equipment includes:

• Late model Mack tractors

• Aluminum flatbed trailers

• Aluminum dump trailers

• Pneumatic tankers

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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