Updated 2 days ago

Class A CDL Truck Driver

Godwin, NC 28344
Full-time, Part-time
$13.82 - $21.41
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ID 2021-17165
Job Locations US-NC-Godwin
Category Operations
Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Hourly
Shift 1st Shift
Adv. IndSPR- Operations Production

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This position is for a class A CDL truck driver to make pick-ups and deliveries with a 100-mile radius of our rendering and wastewater facilities in Godwin, NC. The driver will be dispatched from Godwin, NC and return home every day.

Core Responsibilities
  • Hauls waste water and/or finished product to set deliver locations. Driver must load dump trailers and tankers according to company policy.
  • Driver may fill in when other drivers are on vacation, making route pickups and deliveries.
  • Operator will be responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers;
  • Perform daily pre/post trip inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with DOT guidelines and company policies;
  • Obey applicable laws
  • Maintain daily vehicle mileage logs;
  • Load and unload materials. Depending on materials hauled;
  • Must keep truck in a clean and orderly condition;
  • Perform minor servicing and repairs as directed by supervisor/manager;
  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite;
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Must be At least 24 years of age
  • Have their Class A CDL license
  • Have a minimum of 5 years CDL Class A driving experience
  • No traffic citations within the last year
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, while performing the duties of this job.

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • This is a rendering facility that also contains a waste water treatment operation

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly.(R)" and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield(R), Eckrich(R) and Nathan's Famous(R), among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

Posting ID: 622144351Posted: 2021-06-13Job Title: Class A Cdl Truck Driver