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Class A Truck Driver

Job Details

Terminal - Long Beach, CA
Full Time
Not Specified
$29.00 - $31.00 Hourly


Pacifica Trucks, LLC is a fast-growing company with ample advancement opportunities. Since our inception in 2004, our talented and valued employees are committed to providing exceptional customer service through an ecosystem of cutting-edge technologies. We specialize in drayage, container storage, and brokerage services to help you build a sustainable and lean supply chain. As a logistics company, we are fully committed to social responsibility, the environment, and the communities we live and work. One of our major initiatives is to embrace the Clean Truck Program since we are committed to zero emissions and clean air.

We offer 100% COVERED medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, reimbursed gym memberships, paid vacations, holidays and sick days, and more for our employees!


Drives company-owned truck to transport containers to and from the harbor; keeps truck clean and well maintained; complies with all DOT and CHP regulations; maintains electronic log according to applicable regulations; turns in paperwork, complete and on time; performs pre-and post-trip inspections; maintains communications with Dispatch as needed and/or requested.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Transports full and empty containers to and from predetermined destinations (Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach; various customer sites).

Keeping truck clean and well maintained.

Complying with all DOT, CHP, and other applicable governing agency regulations.

Timely and accurate electronic transmission of data via Disc Mobil, GeoTab, GeoStamp, or any other TMS system Pacifica Trucks utilizes.

Adhering to Safety and Company policies.

Maintains truck log according to state and federal regulations.

Turning in paperwork on time.

Maintains contact with Dispatch to receive delivery instructions.

Courteous with customers.

Inspects truck equipment and supplies including but not limited to tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.

Meet designated KPIs weekly, monthly, and quarterly according to company policies

Other tasks and duties, as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others.

Use of Technology - Adapts to new technologies; uses technology to increase productivity.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs.

Communications - Exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; participates in meetings.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; works with integrity and principles.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

Strategic Thinking - Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Achievement Focus - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and/or Experience Two or more years related driving experience with a Class A driver's license; at least one-year port driving experience.

Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Class A Drivers License; TWIC Card; Clean driving record

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; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.