Non CDL Permit Trainee

US Foods

4.6

(86)

Billings, MT

Why you should apply for a job to US Foods:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022
  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 88% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 93% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through training, mentoring, on-the-job development and professional development opportunities, we help our associates learn and grow.
  • Ongoing listening sessions between ERGs and Executive Leadership Team allow for open dialogue and the identification of new opportunities.
  • 39% of our new or open leadership roles were filled by women or people of color
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    Position summary

    period, the trainee works with designated senior drivers selected to participate in the program and will assist in delivery duties to gain insight into the physical requirements of the job, safe work practices, and receive coaching on their driving skills. The trainee also attends a 6-week school where they initially obtain a CDL permit and, upon successful graduation, receive a CDL-A license.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • 100% attendance in all elements of the training program, actively participating in classroom exercises as well as hands on instruction.

    • Maintains satisfactory feedback from instructors and driver/coaches during the classroom, yard skills, and on-the-road driving portion of the training program.

    • Assists designated US Foods drivers in route completion, learning all aspects of the job.

    • Successfully enrolls in CDL school and obtains a CDL permit license within the first 45 days of the training program.

    • Successfully obtains a CDL Class A license within the 90 days of the training program.

    • Achieves defined performance expectations during the initial 90-day probationary period of program.

    • Attends all required company meetings and adhere to all safety practices and company policies.

    • Other duties as assigned by manager.

    SUPERVISION:

    • N/A

    RELATIONSHIPS

    Internal**:** US Foods Trainer, Transportation Managers, Fleet Maintenance, Administrative Support, US Foods Drivers.

    External: State MVD, Customers.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Inclement weather conditions, including applying tire chains if needed, with frequent stops.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be at least 21 years of age.

    • Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e., XATA, POD, and tools used to perform the job.

    • Must be able to perform all job functions safely.

    • Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position.

    • Must know/have ability to learn material safety data sheet information regarding all material used within the scope of the work.

    • Must be able to perform coupling procedures for the Tractor/Trailer.

    • Must have excellent customer service skills.

    • Must successfully complete the DOT written examination for drivers and pass a controlled substance abuse screening test.

    • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions, including applying tire chains if needed.

    • Must adhere to all safety practices and company policies.

    • Must be able to pass DOT physical and obtain a two year DOT Medical Card upon receiving a conditional employment offer.

    EDUCATION

    • High School Diploma/GED preferred.

    • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.

    • Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide) and ability to work with money collected from customers to ensure the amount collected matches the invoiced amount.

    CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING

    • N/A

    LICENSES

    • No more than two convictions in the past two-year period for traffic violations. No more than one of these may be a serious (as defined by DOT) violation or result of an accident - company or private vehicle; No DUI convictions within past three years, regardless of type of vehicle operated; no driver's license suspension within past three years (insurance and overweight tickets are excluded); and no termination by previous employers for failure to comply with safety regulations or for accident involvement.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum one year of experience operating heavy motor vehicle equipment and/or one year of experience as a warehouse selector in a foodservice or comparable product environment preferred. Examples: MVOs from the military, Class B CDL drivers with route delivery experience, US Foods selectors or selectors from other foodservice organizations.

    PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be able to perform the following physical activities for described length of time.

    OCCASIONALLY: 1% - 33 / FREQUENTLY: 34% - 66% / CONTINUOUSLY: 67% - 100% or NEVER

    JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

    FREQUENCY:

    STAND: FREQUENTLY

    WALK: FREQUENTLY

    DRIVE VEHICLE: FREQUENTLY

    SIT: FREQUENTLY

    LIFT

    1-10 lbs (Sedentary): OCCASIONALLY

    11-20 lbs (Light): FREQUENTLY

    21-50 lbs (Medium): FREQUENTLY

    51-100 lbs (Heavy): OCCASIONALLY

    Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy): OCCASIONALLY

    CARRY

    1-10 lbs (Sedentary): OCCASIONALLY

    11-20 lbs (Light): OCCASIONALLY

    21-50 lbs (Medium): OCCASIONALLY

    51-100 lbs (Heavy): OCCASIONALLY

    Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy): N/A

    PUSH/PULL 1: FREQUENTLY

    CLIMB/BALANCE 2: FREQUENTLY

    STOOP/SQUAT: OCCASIONALLY

    KNEEL: OCCASIONALLY

    BEND: FREQUENTLY

    REACH ABOVE SHOULDER: OCCASIONALLY

    TWIST: FREQUENTLY

    GRASP OBJECTS 3: CONTINUOUSLY

    MANIPULATE OBJECTS 4: CONTINUOUSLY

    MANUAL DEXTERITY 5: FREQUENTLY

    1 (Push/Pull: Hand truck, gate, straps, metal ramp, truck door, dolly, boxes, truck gear shift)

    2 (Climb/Balance: In/Out Truck/Trailer to cab. On/Off ramp to ground level and side doorsteps and Platform of trailer.Stairs)

    3 (Grasp Objects: Hand truck, boxes, cartons, steering wheel)

    4 (Manipulate Objects: Boxes, dolly, metal truck ramp, hand truck, paperwork, truck gate, straps)

    5 (Manual Dexterity: Typing, use of office machines such as copiers, printers)

    EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status

    Why you should apply for a job to US Foods:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022
  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 88% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 93% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through training, mentoring, on-the-job development and professional development opportunities, we help our associates learn and grow.
  • Ongoing listening sessions between ERGs and Executive Leadership Team allow for open dialogue and the identification of new opportunities.
  • 39% of our new or open leadership roles were filled by women or people of color