• Class A CDL Driver (PD)

    Job Locations US-OH-Delphos
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/16/2018 2:14 PM)
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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, Delphos, and North Jackson.


    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.


    Benefits you will enjoy in this role include:

    • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
    • Quarterly Company Performance Bonus
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Matching
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage
    • Life & Disability Insurance
    • Employee Discounts
    • Wellness Program
    • Career Stability
    • Training and Development
    • And Much More!


    As a Driver for Palmer-Donavin, you will become the face of our organization, making deliveries of building materials to our local businesses. You will make 10 – 15 stops a day where you will be responsible for unloading all material on your truck. You can expect to be home every night.


    Other responsibilities of the Driver role include:

    • 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


    In the Local Truck Driver role, we are seeking a highly responsible and dedicated professional who is safety conscious, highly organized, and detail-oriented. You must have a strong work ethic and the ability to communicate effectively with a positive attitude. You must be dedicated to delivering the excellent customer service our clients have come to expect.


    Other requirements of the Driver role include:

    • 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


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