Maplehurst Farms Inc.
  • 08-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Trucking
  • Rochelle, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Maplehurst Farms has immediate openings for hard-working professional drivers. We take pride in our ability to service our customers, but we can't do that without great drivers!

Maplehurst is seeking full time drivers to transport grain and agronomy products locally in a safe, punctual, and efficient manner. Steady work year round. You will be responsible for completing pre-trip and post-trip inspections as well as assisting in the loading/unloading process. Compensation is based on a percentage of the revenue the truck earns and the percentage rate is based upon experience. The more you haul the more you earn! This position requires extended work hours during peak seasons, including weekends.

Why work for Maplehurst?

  • Home every night

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Safely operate trucks as needed to deliver products
  • Ability to climb in and out of the truck and onto various parts of the truck and trailer
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Must be able to roll and unroll trailer tarp
  • Must be able to communicate with dispatcher in a polite manner and be able to understand new load instructions and directions over the radio
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip daily vehicle inspections
  • Observe and report equipment or mechanical issues immediately to the appropriate personnel
  • Load Sheets are to be completed in their entirety and turned in daily
  • Manage routes and routines to maximize efficiencies. This includes continually monitoring traffic and road conditions.
  • Operate equipment in a manner to obtain efficient miles/gallons ratio
  • Assist in loading and unloading trucks
  • Driver is responsible in keeping their cab and semi clean and presentable for hauling, including washing the tractor and trailer between certain hauls.
  • Greet customers in a courteous manner
  • Attend all Safety Meetings
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws
  • Understand and comply with ALL company, Federal, and State rules and regulations. This includes DOT, OSHA, Drug Testing, and Vehicle Maintenance Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience: The ideal candidate will have a current class A CDL {or class B} and a valid Medical Card. Must have a clean driving record that would not preclude being insured. A work history in the Agricultural industry is preferred.

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