Truck Driver Job Description

Truck Driver Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Truck Driver to join our team.


  • Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods;
  • Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers;
  • Perform light vehicle maintenance;
  • Inspects automotive equipment for proper operation;
  • Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices;
  • Maintain proper records including driver log & vehicle inspections;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers;
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance;
  • Communicating with dispatcher, drivers and customers professionally and with curtesy;
  • Ensuring the proper permits and documentation required for the trip are obtained and valid;
  • Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain logbooks;
  • Must check in with supervisor at start of break/lunch via phone call;
  • Administering bills of lading;
  • Other duties as required.


  • Flexibility to work nights and weekend as required;
  • Must have attention to instructions given;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees;
  • Ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment;
  • Must possess Class 1A Driver’s License;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Experience- Willing to train;
  • Valid Class A CDL with Tanker and HazMat endorsements;
  • Being polite and courteous on the road as well as with our customers;
  • Willing to submit to drug testing, as required, for national or international routes / client contract conditions;
  • Having a minimum experience of 2 years as a truck driver;
  • Must meet all DOT requirements;
  • Proven solid, safety record and stable work history;
  • Education: Completion of high school.