Delivery Driver Trainee
Company: US Foods
Posted on: July 14, 2021
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To attract candidates with a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with
less than six months commercial driving experience. This is a
trainee position, involving a structured 90-180 day training
program, both classroom and on-the-road. Must have a valid
Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with less than six months
commercial driving experience. Class A issued by the state of legal
residence with the necessary endorsements and be DOT qualified. At
the conclusion of this training program, a successful candidate
should be qualified to advance to the position of Delivery Driver.
All functions must be completed in a safe and timely manner and in
accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
During the training period, the trainee will work with designated
senior drivers selected to participate in the program and will
assist in delivery duties to gain insight into the physical
requirements of the job, safe work practices, and receive coaching
on their driving skills.
100 % attendance in all elements of the training program,
actively participating in classroom exercises as well as hands on
Maintains satisfactory feedback from supervisor and driver/coaches
during the classroom and on-the-road driving portion of the
Assists designated US Foods drivers in route completion, learning
all aspects of the job.
Achieves defined performance expectations during the first 90 day
probationary period of program.
Successfully completes the US Foods Driver On-Boarding program as
part of the training curriculum.
Attends all required company meetings and adhere to all safety
practices and company policies.
Education/Training: High School Diploma/GED preferred. Must be able
to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job
and to the safety regulations. Must have basic math skills (add,
subtract, multiply, divide) and ability to work with money
collected from customers to ensure the amount collected matches the
Related Experience/Requirements: Must possess a valid Commercial
driver's license Class A. Less than six months CDL Class A
commercial driving experience. Experience delivering food or
beverage products preferred but not required. Experience operating
heavy motor vehicle equipment and/or one year’s experience as a
warehouse selector in a foodservice or comparable product
environment preferred but not required.
Register to the FMCSA Clearinghouse: You must be
registered, or be willing to register, to the FMCSA Clearinghouse
as required by the Department of Transportation. ?
Registering to the FMCSA Clearinghouse is a requirement
by the Department of Transportation. All Drivers are required to
the Clearinghouse website and register to the new
database. The Clearinghouse is a secure
online database that provides real-time information about
commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit
(CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations. If you have not
registered to the FMCSA database, please note registration is
required. Please visit https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/register
and click GO to login. If you
are able to log into login,
but are having trouble with the Clearinghouse registration, see
“Clearinghouse Help” field on the clearinghouse
Must be able to pass DOT physical and obtain a two year DOT Medical
Card upon receiving a conditional employment offer.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be at least 21 years of age. Must
be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning
systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, POD, and tools used to perform the job.
Must be able to perform all job functions safely. Must be able to
work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the
position. Must know/have ability to learn material safety data
sheet information regarding all material used within the scope of
Must be able to perform coupling procedures for the
Tractor/Trailer. Must have excellent customer service skills. Must
successfully complete the DOT written examination for drivers and
pass a controlled substance abuse screening test. Must be able to
work in extreme weather conditions, including applying tire chains
if needed. Must adhere to all safety practices and company
No more than two convictions in the past two year period for
traffic violations. No more than one of these may be a serious (as
defined by DOT) violation or result of an accident - company or
private vehicle; No DUI convictions within past three years,
regardless of type of vehicle operated; no driver's license
suspension within past three years (insurance and overweight
tickets are excluded); and no termination by previous employer for
failure to comply with safety regulations or for accident
Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected
Keywords: US Foods, Livermore , Delivery Driver Trainee, Other , Livermore, California
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