Delivering Dreams™

Class A Truck Driver

Pay & Perks

0.52 – 0.60 CPM DOE

Competitive Pay Based On Market

Generous compensation and benefits (with Medical, Dental, Vision)

$500 Referral Bonus

Full Job Description

Cheema Transports, Inc. is a family-based company located in Kingsburg CA. The company is established in 2011, serving our great customers with excellence and bringing their goods in a safe and timely manner. We are seeking a dependable and organized Class A truck driver who possesses a great deal of physical and mental stamina who thrives working long hours on the road and can consistently ensure safe and accurate deliveries. Must be detail-oriented, efficient, and have a clean driving record.

Class A Driver Requirements and Qualification:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A driver’s license required
  • Current DMV printout within last 7 days
  • Current medical certificate
  • 1+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer and reefer unit preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations in the last 1 year
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Skilled at driving, maneuvering, and parking large vehicles: 53’ tractor-trailer, reefers
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • ELD – Electronic Log Device experience
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful with an innate sense of direction
  • High level of composure and good stress management
  • Follow accident investigation and reporting procedures
  • Keep commercial driving license up to date

Class A Truck Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Always make safety a priority
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle
  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs.
  • Ensure trailer hitch is properly and securely attached to the tractor unit
  • Transport goods, etc. from the place of origin to assigned destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside of the truck to prevent breakage or damage
  • Ensure timely deliveries
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Maintain driving logs according to the applicable rules
  • Adhere to company policies and applicable federal and states rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions

We Offer:

  • New model equipment
  • Assigned power unit
  • Hook & drop
  • Pay by load or pay by the hour
  • Additional pay for extra picks
  • Bi-weekly pay
  • W2 – Direct deposit
  • Long Haul:
    • Dedicated lanes available
  • Local and Hook and Drop:
    • Dallas, TX
    • Aurora, CO
    • Kingsburg, Bakersfield, LA, & Stockton, CA

Contact Information:

  • Job Types: Solo, Local, Full-time, Part-time, On-call, etc., contact for inquiries
  • Call: 1 (559) 634 – 9109 ext. 5 (Mon-Fri 8-3, Sat 8-11)
  • Text: 1 (559) 202 – 0114 (Mon-Fri 8-3, Sat 8-11)
  • After – hours Text: 1 (559) – 747 – 9363

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Our Core Values

Safety

We believe safety is a journey, not a destination. It is a continuous improvement process towards safety excellence. Every member of our dream team has an unconditional and unwavering commitment to achieve and sustain safety excellence by realizing mini-milestones along the journey to deliver our customer’s dreams.

Trusting Relationship

We believe communication is the key to developing a trusting relationship. We also believe that communication at its best is difficult whether verbal or in writing. As a team, we strive to develop trusting relationships among our dream team members and business partners to overcome the challenges of the modern economy and its high demand for trucking services by being open, honest, and transparent.

Employee Empowerment

We believe in boosting creativity, less so in improving routine performance. We develop future industry leaders by enhancing their technical and organizational skills by delegating tasks and projects and follow up to ensure they are clear on their assignments, motivated, and are on track to deliver.

Operational Excellence

We believe operational excellence is not about achieving KPIs alone, it is a way to continue to grow personally, professionally, and organizationally. We achieve it when each member of our dream team sees the flow of our core values to our business partners to achieve long-term sustainable business relationships.

Entrepreneurship

We believe in continually transforming the transportation world by offering solutions and creating a sustainable and profitable environment for all stakeholders.

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