Pitt Ohio
Requisition Number: 05381-USC
Job Title: Driver Lead
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Pay Scale: All Companies/Regions - Negotiable

Driver Lead

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Description/Job Summary

US Cargo, a subsidiary of PITT OHIO, with terminals throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, is seeking a Driver Lead for our Cincinnati, OH location working the PM shift.

US Cargo is a specialized and highly successful leader in the courier and small package transportation industry. US Cargo prides itself on developing transportation services and solutions to meet our customer’s needs.

  • Must be minimum 21 years of age.
  • Must have the ability to read and write the English language.
  • Possess intermediate level computer skills in Excel and Word.
  • Have a minimum of one year verifiable experience driving a Cargo Van, Sprinter or Box Truck.
  • Possess valid driver’s license issued by the resident state of the driver. Operators who have recently moved from another state must produce a copy of the former license or provide license information for verification from that state.
  • No more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years prior to the order date of a Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Must pass Department of Transportation physical exam.
  • Must consent to, and pass (negative result) a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Successfully complete a US Cargo road test administered by US Cargo personnel.
  • Physical Demands – must possess capability to lift up to 75 lbs occasionally; 35 lbs frequently; frequent bending/pushing/pulling, lifting bulky objects and loading/unloading either manually or with pallet jack or two wheeler with weights anywhere from 30-75 lbs.
 Job Description:
Dock Duties  entail overseeing outbound sort and dispatching drivers.
  • Verify all stops for the day are on iDeliver. Flex stops where needed in accordance with operational procedures. Print route sheets for the drivers.
  • Supervise and assist dock personnel sort process; ensure no mis-sorts and all freight is scanned properly.
  • Oversee driver loading process; Verify before drivers depart that all freight is accounted for and placed on the proper truck.
  • Communicate issues/problems to supervisor as needed.
  • Provide training for drivers and dockworkers.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Other responsibilities are to ensure a quality process is instituted and efficient and safe working habits are reinforced.
Driver Duties 
  • Provide service to customers by making pick ups and deliveries in a Sprinter van or box truck. May transport freight between terminals and/or make shuttle runs to specific meet points.
  • Operate vehicle in accordance with company policies and federal, state and local regulations.  
  • Load and unload truck either with or without assistance of dock workers, with or without mechanical freight handling equipment. 
  • Apply knowledge of defensive driving skills in maneuvering vehicle in accordance with road conditions, traffic and inclement weather. Operate the vehicle in a safe, responsible manner at all times; ensure the security of customers’ property, the safety of the driver and the general public.
  • Perform inspection of vehicle for defects and safe operating conditions before, during and after trips, and complete a written report on the condition of the vehicle at the end of each trip. Make sure vehicle is safe to operate before departure.
  • Report any accidents, injuries and safety hazards whether they are personal or property immediately.
  • Promptly report any delays due to breakdowns, weather, traffic conditions or other emergencies, or in the event of irregularities relating to the pick up or delivery of shipments.
  • Provide a positive representation of the company by demonstrating safe, responsible driving practices. When servicing customers, display a professional and polite attitude at all times.
  • Display a neat, clean appearance; follow company’s dress and appearance policy.
To be considered for employment, please apply online at uscargo.balancetrak.com.
US Cargo values diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to join our team! EOE M/F/D/V

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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.