Class A Truck Driver Job at Costco Wholesale, Morris, IL

  • Costco Wholesale
  • Morris, IL

Job Description

Drives split-axle tractor/trailer to deliver goods from depot to warehouses and depots. Hauls empty trailers, trailers with pallets, and vendor loads back to depot. Drives hydraulic 5th wheel tractor in depot yard to move trailers. Maintains driving and equipment records.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Drives split-axle tractor/trailer combination to deliver of goods from depot to warehouses and other depots within a 100 air-mile radius as outlined in dispatch instructions. Hauls empty trailers, trailers with pallets, and vendor loads back to depot.
  • Performs Driver’s Vehicle Inspection Report on assigned equipment prior to operation and updates throughout the day. Records mileage and time on Driver’s Log.
  • Drives 5th wheel hydraulic tractor to move, stage, and position trailers in depot yard. Cuts lock seals for inbound trailers. Checks, logs temperatures on refrigerated trailers, logs trailers in yard. Reports on yard and dock view and receives direction from guard booth, shipping, receiving, pallet, and fleet.
  • Communicates with co-workers, other drivers, and vendors by citizen’s band radio, 2-way radio, phone, and in person. Reports position, gets instructions, checks and reports on upcoming road conditions, notifies of arrival, directs loading when necessary.
  • Hooks up and unhooks trailers to tractor by grasping and rotating from shoulder to set/disengage pin lock. Checks oil, air, water, and washer fluid, adding as needed. Scales axle weights before each trip. Installs tire chains as needed.
  • Maintains all licenses, certifications, and testing in good standing and complies with Costco and government regulations, reporting, policies, and procedures. Documents accidents, notifies Police and Costco Fleet management, and photographs accident scene.
  • Assists in other departments of the depot, as necessary.

Required skills, abilities, and certifications:

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Satisfactory Physical Exam results required every 2 yrs.
  • Successful comprehensive road test in Costco equipment.
  • 2 years tractor-trailer combination driving experience
  • 3 years clean driving abstract.
  • Knowledge of cargo loading and securing practices.

Recommended skills, abilities, and certifications:

  • High School or GED.

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Job Type: Full-time.

Pay : $28.50 - $32.00 per hour.


  • 401(k).
  • 401(k) Matching.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Disability Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Flexible Spending Account.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Vision Insurance.
  • Guaranteed Hours


  • Truck Driving: 2 years (Required).
  • Class A CDL: 2 years (Required).


  • CDL A (Required).

Trucking freight handling:

  • Drop & hook.

Type of Freight:

  • Dry Vans.
  • Reefer.

Trucking route:

  • Local.

Home Time policy:

  • Daily.


  • 2020 Volvo VNR Day Cab.


  • Weekends required.
  • Holidays required.
  • Day shift.
  • Night shift.
  • Overtime.

Company's website:

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply.

Work Remotely:

  • No.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Flexible hours, Night shift, Weekend work,

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