CDL Class A Truck Driver

Job description:

CDL Class A Truck Driver

Pay: $30-$35/hr

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Includes comprehensive benefits package.

Location: San Jose, CA 95111

Shift: Home Daily (occasional out-of-town trips)

Client Details: The client is a woman-owned, full-service asphalt and concrete maintenance company that has been serving the greater Bay Area since 1974.

Job Description

Main responsibilities:

  • Maintain truck log according to state and federal regulations
  • Maintain all paperwork
  • Maintain constant contact with the Foreman to receive pickup and/or delivery instructions and keep them informed of any safety issues.
  • Inspect truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water to ensure roadworthiness.
  • Must have knowledge and conduct maintenance of single and multi-rear axle trucks meeting the requirement for California Commercial Drivers Licensing to include general knowledge of laws and regulations.
  • Perform Pre-trip inspections (correctly complete drivers logbook) on the vehicle and be able to explain what one inspects and why.
  • Maneuver and control the vehicle in a safe fashion, which includes handling the vehicle on-site and in over-the-road situations, proper signaling, searching for hazards, controlling speed, lane positioning, matching speed to road conditions, and the ability to drive during daytime or nighttime.
  • Safely load and unload all equipment/materials over all terrains, and properly secure loads.
  • Responsible for routing fueling, lubricating, and basic servicing of vehicle
  • Must understand the air brake system if the vehicle is equipped with the system
  • When not driving, will be directed by foreman on tasks that need to be completed job site, shop, or yard.
  • May need to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform all the above job functions in a safe manner in order to avoid personal injury and equipment damage.
  • Must be open to some labor work when not operating a vehicle and be able to assist ground crews on daily tasks.



  • Must have a current and valid Commercial Drivers License from the State of California
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Some knowledge of computers is necessary and good communication skills are required for dealing with customers, salespeople, contractors, and shop personnel.
  • Previous commercial driving experience.
  • Must be DOT-certified
  • Must pass a drug test and background screen
  • The ability to speak Spanish is desirable but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions
  • Able to drive up to 8/10 hours daily.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package
  • Great company

Salary Type : Hourly

Salary Min : 30

Salary Max : 35

Currency Type : US Dollars