• Class A CDL Driver (PD)

    Job Locations US-OH-North Jackson
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 10:46 AM)
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  • Overview

    Palmer-Donavin is an employee-owned and operated wholesale distributor that has been servicing dealers since 1907. We are headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with branch operations in Cincinnati, North Jackson, and Delphos.


    We are currently seeking a dependable Local Truck Driver with a Class A CDL and a clean MVR. You will be home weekends, off holidays, and enjoy competitive pay, full benefits, and being an owner with our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


    At Palmer-Donavin, we understand that our success depends on the success of our customers and our employees. For our customers, that means delivering quality products and exceptional customer service at fair prices. For our employees, that means sharing the profits of our company. Our recipe for success is no secret. We have thrived as a company since 1907 by sticking to our principles and being true to ourselves and our customers. We make money the old fashioned way – through hard work – where honesty, integrity, and fairness guide our daily operations.



    What Can We Offer?

    • A full-time, consistent work week
    • Paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), health, life, and dental insurance, 401K with a company match, employee discounts, and participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan 
    • Ongoing training and development
    • Employee discounts


    Why Palmer-Donavin?  

    • A stable company with over 100 years of experience.
    • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
    • Recognized as one of Central Ohio’s top workplaces
    • Career stability   


    Objectives and Learning 

    • Making 10-15 stops a day where you will be responsible for unloading all material on your truck
    • Ensuring that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
    • Checking truck before driving and securing cargo for transport
    • Following all safety procedures for transporting goods
    • Maintaining accurate log books in accordance with DOT and company standards
    • Operating tractor trailers to deliver materials to businesses
    • Strapping / unstrapping material and opening / closing a rag side trailer at each stop
    • Loading material using forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks
    • Obtaining delivery receipts or signatures from customers and collecting payments


    Position Qualifications

    • 1 – 2 years of recent driving experience
    • Class A CDL with authorization to drive manual truck
    • Clean Driving Record
    • Ability to routinely back a tractor trailer into tight spaces
    • Ability to use forklift, pallet jack, and hand truck
    • Compliance with all company policies and applicable DOT standards
    • Overtime is required as business dictates


    Company Overview

    Palmer-Donavin is a leader in the wholesale distribution of residential building supplies (i.e. siding, roofing, decking, flooring, cabinetry, etc.). Our customers are businesses such as Lowe’s, Carter Lumber, Home Depot, and many independent lumber yards. Our mission is to grow our business through innovation, performance, and integrity. How do we do that? Through motivated employee owners committed to lifelong learning and the growth of our organization.


    Check us out on Glassdoor!


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