Truck Driver 1

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US, 35967

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: Vulcraft Alabama

Location: Fort Payne, AL, United States  

Other Available Locations: Alabama


Basic Job Functions:

BASIC FUNCTIONS: The role of a driver is to safely transport steel joist, deck, steel coils, other steel products, wood and other freight bearing general classifications to specified points of delivery. Drivers must maintain accurate driver Elogs and/or records to comply with all local, state and federal DOT laws and regulations, and follow all company policies. A Driver must have the ability to contribute effectively in a team environment.  A driver is expected to drive at variable times, day and night under varying schedules with little or no notice. Loads must be inspected and legally secured for safe transport. Driver must verify accuracy of each load against paperwork.

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 25 years old
  • 3 years verifiable CMV experience
  • Class A CDL
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years (or 2 serious violations in the last 3 years)
  • No more than 2 preventable accidents in the past 2 years
  • No prior DUI convictions in a CMV ever, or within the last 10 years in a personal vehicle
  • No violation of operating a CMV after being placed OOS
  • Must pass all DOT driving and drug screen tests and FCE
  • No prior positive or refusal DOT drug and /or alcohol tests
  • Must pass DOT physical exam, and be able to meet physical demands of job


  • Flatbed and oversize load experience
  • Joist, deck, or steel coil hauling experience
  • Able to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card

Detailed Selection Criteria:

  • Strong commitment to safety in all job aspects
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work overtime with little or no notice
  • Self-motivated and keeps a positive attitude
  • Willingness and ability to grow and learn as the company moves forward

Nucor is an EEO/AA Employer and a drug-free workplace.




Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne