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Driver Apprentice

Through education and driving skills development, become proficient in the operation of a tractor trailer combination. Responsibilities include non-driving duties such as forklift operation and working the dock.

  • Salary
    To Be Determined
  • Location
    Monmouth Junction, NJ
  • Time
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Not Required
  • Industry
    Package/Freight Delivery
  • Travel
    <10% Travel

About FedEx Freight

FedEx Freight is the market leader in providing less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services across all lengths of haul. FedEx Freight segment financial results also include FedEx Custom Critical, North America’s largest time-specific, critical shipment carrier.

Job Location

702 SW 8th StreetMonmouth Junction, New Jersey 08852 United States
  • Details

  • Job Responsibilities

    • Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
    • Perform pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment
    • Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer
    • Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system
    • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)
    • Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary
    • Verify and complete required documentation and reports
    • Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed
    • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
    • Perform other duties as required
  • Job Requirements

    • Education: Not Required
    • Employment: Not Applicable
    • Must possess a class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or a CDL permit prior to entering job classification
    • Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards
    • Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations
    • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
    • Basic written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds, and to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck
    • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
    • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
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