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FedEx Freight Driver Apprentice-City in Hagerstown, Maryland

less thansection>less thanarticle tabindex="0">less thanh2>less thanstrong>Job Descriptionless than/strong>less than/h2>less thanp>iless than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>POSITION OVERVIEW:less than/strong>less thanbr>Through education and driving skills development, become proficient in the operation of a tractor trailer combination, picking up and delivering freight between service centers and customer locations. Responsibilities include non-driving duties such as forklift operation and working the dock.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:less than/strong>less thanbr>1. Operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and other longer combination vehicle (LCV) configurations, where applicable) and/or straight trucksless thanbr>2. Perform pre-trip, post-trip, and inter-trip safety inspections on equipmentless thanbr>3. Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailerless thanbr>4. Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including, but not limited to, forklift, pallet jack, and hand truckless thanbr>5. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies, including, but not limited to, pallets, straps, and ropeless thanbr>6. Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessaryless thanbr>7. Verify and complete required documentation and reportsless thanbr>8. Collect checks for freight charges and maintain related documentation, as requiredless thanbr>9. Comply with hazardous material regulations and company procedures, and confirm placarding matches hazmat shipments, as requiredless thanbr>10. Communicate with and follow Dispatch instructions regarding events including, but not limited to, delays, arrivals, equipment problems, etc., as requiredless thanbr>11. Demonstrate internal and external customer serviceless thanbr>12. Communicate with customers to determine pick-up or delivery needsless thanbr>13. Ask customers for additional business, and provide leads to sales for potential new opportunitiesless thanbr>14. Where operationally necessary, perform job duties of a road driver or freight handlerless thanbr>15. Chain vehicle tires, as requiredless thanbr>16. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/proceduresless thanbr>17. Perform other duties as requiredless than/p>less thanp>Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>QUALIFICATIONS:less than/strong>less thanbr>i Must possess a class A Commercial Driveris License (CDL) or a commercial learning permit (CLP) prior to entering job classificationless thanbr>i Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standardsless thanbr>i Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulationsless thanbr>i Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculatorless thanbr>i Basic written and verbal communication skillsless thanbr>i Ability to hook up and break down sets of trailers that require an average lift force of approximately 100 pounds, several times a dayless thanbr>i Ability to lift/carry hand freight weighing up to 100 pounds, several times a weekless thanbr>i Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truckless thanbr>i Ability to follow instructions and complete required trainingless thanbr>i Ability to work independently and/or as a team memberless than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>WORKING CONDITIONS:less than/strong>less thanbr>i Drive throughout shift on all types of roads in all types of weatherless thanbr>i Exposure to noise and vibrationless thanbr>i Exposure to dust and diesel fumesless thanbr>i Exposure to hazardous materials shipped and packag

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