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Peterson Farms Inc. Local Driver - doubles in Shelby, Michigan

uOVERVIEW/uThe primary role of this position is to haul fruit from grower locations to Peterson Farms Receiving and return fruit containers to growers for blueberry, cherry, and apple seasons.uRESPONSIBILITIES AND RESULTS/uulliPerforms pre-trip inspections on vehicle and reports any problems to the onsite Ryder PFI automotive mechanic and/or takes equipment to the shop for repairs./liliEnsure trucks are fueled./liliResponsible for keeping the truck and trailers clean and organized./liliTransport shipments of fruit from Traverse City area, Oceana County, and Coloma/Hartford area./liliEnsure load has the proper paperwork as to what is being transferred./liliWork closely with yard supervisor and other drivers on all product transfer needs./liliSafe and efficient operation of a heavy-haul tractor and Michigan Special tandem flat bed./liliWork weekends during peak season ndash; could be plant transfers or heavy haul shipments of fruit./liliMust be able to throw bundled straps over shipment to secure load and torque straps so that shipment will not shift during transit./liliMust take direction from other heavy haul drivers and work as a team./liliMust be willing to work regular overtime during season./liliOther duties as assigned./li/ul