Truck drivers efficiently pick up, transport and safely deliver feed, ingredients, equipment or livestock to processing facilities. They accurately complete delivery forms and forward the documentation for timely processing. Furthermore, they perform a pre-trip inspection that includes tires, fuel, oil, etc. They also monitor the conditions of the livestock on the trip and take appropriate action.
Responsibilities: Truck Drivers are responsible for observing all government and company regulations at all times, ensuring that the tractor and trailer is cleaned and maintained in a safe working manner, performing a pre-trip inspection that includes tires, fuel, oil, etc., checking, before loading, to ensure that the compartments are free of feed or ingredients, ensuring that the tarp cover is securely fastened and protects ingredients, collecting samples of ingredients for quality assurance testing, completing delivery forms and forwarding the documentation for timely processing, loading and unloading trucks when at a destination, driving livestock to and from market/slaughter house and the farm, and monitoring the conditions of the livestock on the trip and taking appropriate action.
Recommended High School Courses:
Science (Animal and Biology)
High School Diploma
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