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Back-up Company Fleet Driver

Logistics/Supply Chain
20001661 Requisition #


The company fleet driver is an over-the-road or short haul driver of tandem tractor and 53’ hi-cube tandem trailers.  Driving schedules will include day and night driving.  The lease driver must abide by all DOT regulations, and full-time drivers will average approximately 125,000 miles per calendar year.


Essential duties and responsibilities of the company fleet driver include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver Pella products via tandem tractor/trailer as scheduled by the Corporate Logistics
  • Pick up and deliver items from vendors on an as-needed/scheduled basis
  • Clean and maintain tractor/trailer on an as-need/scheduled basis
  • Complete expense reports and maintain logs in accordance with specified guidelines
  • Have neat and clean appearance at all times
  • Attend all required safety meetings.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in the job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Job qualifications for the company fleet driver include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Minimum of five years experience of over-the-road driving of tandem tractor/trailer, including backing equipment into alleys and docks 
  • Must have expert knowledge of city driving in large metropolitan areas 
  • Must have safe driving record 
  • Must be familiar with and abide by all DOT regulations
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence 
  • Basic computer skills desirable
  • Must have only one valid CDL license
  • Must have current Medical Examiner’s certificate
  • Must be willing to be away from home three to six days at a time
  • Driver must have a minimum of 500,000 miles driving experience with over the road tandem axle tractor and 53-foot trailer
  • Driver must have been an over the road driver within the past 6 months
  • Have no more than three recorded moving violations within a three-year period
  • Must know how to block, brace, and secure a load

Physical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk; and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move over 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Condition of employment

Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Equal opportunity employment

Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.

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