Delivering on Every Detail

Driver Trainer

Full-Time | Landover, MD

Job Description

  • Maintain current knowledge of driving, training and safety requirements.
  • Determine and provide instruction on appropriate action in potential or real medical emergency situations according to established guidelines and administer first aid to passengers as needed.
  • Attend safety meetings; driver education and safety programs as directed.
  • Maintain effective communications with co-workers, supervisor, and dispatcher.
  • Provide instruction and assist drivers in the performance of their duties; including safety meetings and driver education programs.
  • Evaluate driver knowledge, skills and performance standards related to efficiency, safety, and legality.
  • Coordinate training activities with the Senior Transportation Manager.
  • Assist in routine departmental functions as requested.
  • May investigate accidents, and may monitor the performance of evacuation exercises if requested by Senior Transportation Manager.
  • Conduct driver check-in to be sure all routes are covered, make fog calls to determine if conditions require a delay, check driver logs and mileage sheets to for accuracy, general record keeping, etc.
  • Perform driver observations and ride alongs.
  • Provide driver training and instruction for drivers to maintain in-service and renewal training requirements.
  • Maintain driver training records in accordance with State requirements and district policies.
  • Occasionally cover a daily route.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience in the shipping and warehousing of wholesale produce
  • 2 years of management
  • Valid DOT Medical Certificate