Truck Driver

  • The Morning Star Trucking Company
  • Williams, CA, USA
  • Feb 24, 2022
Full time

Job Description


The Truck Driver is responsible for, although not limited to:

  • Performing routine equipment inspections (including cargo and freight related equipment)
  • Ensuring the safety of themselves as well as others around them
  • Communicating with other colleagues and business units regarding in-route progress and any concerns regarding given destinations
  • Ensuring proposed freight/commodity are delivered in a timely manner
  • Proper execution in relations to day-to-day operations
  • Operate a variety of trucks and trailers to accomplish assigned loads


The Truck Driver is responsible and accountable for safety on the road (including field, plant and warehouse facilities) and must understand and accept the importance and liability of the role.

This includes:

  • Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with company safety policies and procedures while also complying with DOT/FMCSA regulations
  • Follow safety procedures and protocols on all company property and destinations
  • Communicate any safety and hazard issues to appropriate colleagues
  • Participating in safety/incident investigations
  • Ensuring that pre/post-trip vehicle and equipment inspections are carried out per company and regulatory requirements

Quality Control:

The truck driver is accountable for ensuring that the completed work meets quality standards.

This includes:

  • On-site assessment prior to commencing work to ensure that the equipment (trucks, trailers, and other trucking related equipment) is ready, and addressing any concerns
  • Evaluating and communicating quality issues/ concerns regarding commodity or freight being transported

Knowledge, Skills and Attitude:


Knows and Understands:

  • Self-management and colleague principles
  • Driver responsibilities pertaining to assigned duties
  • The importance of performing pre- and post-trips on assigned units


Has the ability to:

  • Effectively communicate with trucking colleagues and other business units
  • Apply good problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Perform truck and equipment inspections
  • Applying the principles of workplace respect on site (company facilities, client facilities, etc.)
  • Handle the responsibilities and duties of position, including completion of required documents


Shows that he/she:

  • Is ready to take on new challenges and is willing to learn
  • Has good work ethic
  • Can adjust to change
  • Is a team player
  • Takes responsibility
  • Is honest and acts with integrity
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision      

Number of Openings


Who can apply?



$1300-1800 minimum; up to $2200/week