Driver – CDL A

Sierra Forest Products

Guilderland Center, NY

Why you will love Sierra Forest Products: 

We are North Americas premier distributor of globally sourced specialty forest products.  That means our products are not only sustainably sourced, but we are building a workforce for the future. 

We stand proudly for our people and support their success through career advancement and development.  From Innovation, diversity, equity & inclusion, we also strive to do what’s best for our people, customers, and communities. 

The impact you will have: 

As a Driver for Sierra Forest Products, you will have the opportunity to expand your skillset and enhance our customer experience. 

If you are passionate about making a difference, impacting operations efficiencies, partnering with our warehouse teams, and ensuring products are distributed safely – this opportunity may be the right fit for you. 

What you will do: 

  • Operate a tractor trailer and potentially straight truck as needed.
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safety operation, carriage of goods, driver’s hours, occupational health and safety, and applicable traffic laws.
  • Perform pre-trip vehicle inspection to ensure mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maintain daily logs, inspection logs and other necessary paperwork.
  • Fill reports such as Driver logbook, inspection report (pre-trip, enroute, post-trip), maintenance and repair reports, accident, or incident reports.
  • Greet our customers in a positive and professional manner.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

What you bring to the table: 

  • A valid CDL A Driver License.
  • Minimum 3 years behind the wheel experience.
  • A clean Drivers Abstract Report.
  • Flexible to start between the hours of 4am and 7am.
  • Must have the physical capabilities required to drive a truck for long periods.
  • Physically capable of opening and closing curtains on the trailer, strap and secure the load. 

Not sure if you qualify? Think about applying anyway: 

We understand that not everyone brings 100% of the skills and experience for the role. 

At Sierra Forest Products we welcome all workplace experiences and backgrounds.   Whether you are new to Lumber Products, returning to work after a gap in employment, or looking to transition and take the next step in your career, we are excited to learn more about you and encourage you to apply.   

Why people love working here: 

  • Comprehensive benefits.
  • Work life balance and no weekend work.
  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth.
  • Our team members have 1 paid volunteer day per year to give back to a cause of their choice.
  • We offer an opportunity to build and grow a career in the wood distribution industry.
  • The company provides uniforms and safety shoe allowance.
  • 401K plan to help save for your future!
  • Driver Referral Incentive Pay.
  • Employee Recognition Program.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • And so much more! 

Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment: 

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People seeking employment at Sierra Forest Products, are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. 

Require accommodation? We are ready to help: 

We are proud to provide interview & employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require any accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to [email protected]. We are committed to working with you to best meet your needs.