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Truck Driver 4


International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

Job Description



Job Title


Truck Driver 4

Reports to

Plant Superintendent/Operations Manager

Job Purpose

To service our customers in a safe, efficiently and timely manner. 


Umbrella responsibilities of all employees:

  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety
  • Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements
  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment
  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines
  • Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them
  • Following all safety protocols
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards
  • Attending and participating in Plant safety meetings.
  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage
  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns


Key Responsibilities

  • Backfill other Driving positions as needed- ability to jump in and drive Box Van, Roll On-Roll Off, TTFU, Semi must understand Van/truck specifications and account needs/details.
  • Completes required routing through the use of all approved transportation vehicles (Box Van, Roll On-Roll Off, TTFU, Semi)
  • Complete pre-trip inspection report (or VCR)
  • Follow all Federal, State, and local D.O.T regulations
  • Follow all posted speed limits
  • Ensure company cell phone(s) are turned on and are operational
  • Obtain daily work schedule/tickets
  • Check with dispatcher to determine if any yard work is needed
  • Ensure timely pickups for scheduled customers
  • Ensure truck is locked when not in use
  • Ensure trailers are locked at all times
  • Post trip inspection reports at end of shift
  • Complete and submit DOT vehicle operating logs at end of shift, or before next tour of duty
  • Complete daily housekeeping, cleaning and trash removal from cab of truck at the end of every shift
  • Check in with dispatcher prior to leaving for the day
  • Other duties as assigned


Personal Protective Equipment

  • Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, steel toed shoes, hard hat. 


Equipment Operated and Monitored

  • Truck
  • Hand truck
  • Trailers
  • Cell Phones


Tools Used

  • King Pin Lock
  • Rear Trailer Door safety strap
  • Load Locks
  • Padlock for trailer securement


Information Collected and Exchanged

  • Communicate with receiving on equipment needs.
  • Communicate with dispatcher if route cannot be completed
  • Communication with dispatch regarding any truck/equipment repair needs


Training/Registration/License/Certification Requirement

  • Valid License with CDL class A certification
  • Medically certified
  • Drug and Alcohol training
  • Air Brakes certification


The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the Plant.


Revised: 7/14/2020







International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Des Moines  IA  50316


Des Moines, IA, US, 50316 STATE WIDE, IA, US, #

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Nov 17, 2022

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