Driver (DOT – CDL) job – Fastenal – Atlanta, GA

Driver (DOT-CDL) – Class A CDL

Full-Time Position Available Various Overnight Shifts

6445 Fulton Industrial Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30336

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Driver (DOT-CDL) – Class A CDL. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices, work well both independently and as part of a team, and show respect to co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors in the workplace while demonstrating Fastenal’s core values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

ABOUT US:

Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to over 2,500 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we’ve expanded across the world, we’ve retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things – if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won’t find a better fit than Fastenal.

OVERVIEW:

Working as a Full-Time Driver (DOT-CDL) – Class A CDL, you will be representing the Fastenal fleet as it delivers from its Distribution Centers to its stores and customers. Fastenal Drivers haul freight from our Regional Distribution Center located in Atlanta, Georgia to Fastenal stores throughout the Southeast Region of the United States. We operate a well maintained fleet of Freightliners that are no more than four years old. Deliveries are made to Fastenal stores primarily during overnight hours to allow us to have as many stores freight delivered as possible before opening at 7:00am. This means that the majority of driving is done at night with most routes scheduled departure time being 10:00-11:00pm. Delivery trucks are pre-loaded by DC employees prior to the routes departure. Drivers will unload the freight at each store along their route; most routes average 10-12 stops. Our delivery routes are “two-day” (28 hour max.) trips with the typical Driver running three of these each week. This means that our Drivers can expect to have time at home every-other day. All routes are pre-planned affording our Drivers the opportunity to know their schedule up to one week in advance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

o Providing excellent service to our stores and customers by delivering product in a prompt, efficient manner

o Interacting with our shipping and receiving departments

o Maintaining a clean work environment within our equipment

REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:

o Excellent written and oral communication skills

o Current Class A Commercial Driver’s License in good standing

o Current Health Card

o Ability to obtain a Haz Mat endorsement

o Ability to meet Fastenal driving record requirements

o Possess strong working knowledge of the DOT regulations in regards to a CDL Driver

o Ability to maintain DOT regulated Drivers Hours-of-Service (HOS) paperwork

o Willingness and ability to drive interstate routes across state lines

o Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. and maneuver up to 150 lbs

o Ability to successfully complete the required DOT drug and alcohol screens, road test, employment verification, and background check

PREFERRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

o Prior driving experience

o Experience operating a forklift.

FULL-TIME BENEFITS:

Fastenal offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. This package includes Health, Life, Long Term Disability, and Dental Insurance, in addition to, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and 401(k) with a profit sharing contribution.

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