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Truck Driver 5


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Job Title


Truck Driver 5

Reports to

Plant Superintendent

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

  • Operate tractor, trailers and mobile lifts (Skid Steer) to run bale route pick up at customer locations (e.g. behind the customer building)
  • 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.
  • Trained and qualified to operate a Skid Steer / drop deck trailer
  • 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

  • PIT / Moffett / Skid Steer
  • Truck
  • Hand truck, manual or electric pallet jack
  • Trailers 53 ft. van drop deck, 48 ft., flatbed, pup trailer with lift gate
  • Tablets
  • Pick up Apps (i.e.  Service Channel Pick up App )
  • Portable Ramps


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.




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. 

Itasca IL 60143 


Itasca, IL, US, 60143 STATE WIDE, IL, US, #

Category:  Administration/Business Support
Date:  Nov 11, 2022

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