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Tractor Truck Driver Cover Letter Template
Tractor Truck Driver Cover Letter Example

Dear Ms. Smith,

This is to express my interest in tractor truck driver position advertised on June 13, 2014; My resume is enclosed for your review. Given my closely experience and excellent capabilities I would appreciate your consideration for this job. My work experience and duties are an ideal match for this position and cover all job requirements.

Your Requirements:
"Expert tractor truck driver with at least 2 years of experience, excellent covers all position duties"

My Matching Experience:
For 3 years I worked as tractor truck driver; My responsibilities were to:

    Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods

    Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state federal regulations

    Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods collect payment for services when required

    Check all load-related documentation to make sure that it is complete accurate

    Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle loading equipment are properly positioned

    Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport deliver products, livestock, or other materials

    Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers

    Read bills of lading to define assignment details

    Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles

    Read interpret maps to define vehicle routes

    Couple or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks

    Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions routes

    Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights to comply with state regulations

    Operate equipment, like truck cab computers, CB radios, and telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers

    Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to make sure that there has been no damage

    Crank trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles

    Wrap goods using pads, packing paper, and containers, and secure loads to trailer walls, using straps

    Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, like adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs

    Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles using other equipment as necessary

    Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to define quantities conditions

    Remove debris from loaded trailers

    Climb ladders to inspect loads, ensuring that cargo is secure

    Follow special cargo-related procedures, like checking refrigeration systems for frozen foods or providing food or water for livestock

    Give directions to laborers who are packing goods moving them onto trailers

    Install or remove special equipment, like tire chains, grader blades, plow blades, or sanders

    Collaborate with other drivers as part of a driving team on some trips

    Perform emergency roadside repairs, like changing tires or installing light bulbs, tire chains, or spark plugs

    Place empty carts and pallets in trailers so they will be available to facilitate placement movement of goods

    Operate trucks equipped with snowplows or sander attachments to maintain roads in winter weather

    Drive electric or hybrid-electric powered trucks or alternative fuel-powered trucks to transport deliver products, livestock, or other materials

    Operate idle reduction systems or auxiliary power systems to generate power from alternative sources, like fuel cells, to reduce idling time, to heat or cool truck cabins, or to provide power for other equipment

    Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems GPS equipment, or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption carbon emissions

I appreciate your time taken to review my credentials and experience.

I look forward to being interviewed at your earliest convenience. Lot of thanks for your consideration and care.

Flori Rothenberg