Top Flatbed Truck Driver Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Flatbed Truck Driver. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Flatbed Truck Driver resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.1% of Flatbed Truck Driver resumes contained Flatbed as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Flatbed Truck Driver actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Flatbed Truck Driver resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Flatbed

high Demand
Here's how Flatbed is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Assisted in loading and unloading at customer locations Made lumber deliveries on 48 foot flatbed tractor-trailer Safely operated equipment
  • Bulk Flatbed Driver with over 28,000 GWVR, Filler/Delivery: Liquids and Medical Air Gases, Customer Services, and Sales.
  • Drive a combination Tractor & Flatbed drive a combination Tractor & Trailer (class A) Delivers are live unload.
  • Worked for a short time and went back into Management due to lack of pay with flatbed competition.
  • Deliver carbon steel, stainless and aluminum products on flatbed trailer to businesses throughout Chicago and suburbs.
  • Delivered metal stock (rolled and flat) to manufacturing facilities on flatbed single or double trailers.
  • Operated a flatbed semi-trailer to transport finished goods and materials, averaging 50+ stops per week.
  • Hauled flatbed loads of brick and pipe, also dry van loads of landscaping materials i.e.
  • Operated a Class A commercial vehicle, pulling a flatbed trailer throughout the U.S. and Canadian.
  • Flatbed driver for Schneider national and working for a dedicated route with Prime Source building materials.
  • Bulk Flatbed Truck Driver with over 28,000 GWVR, Delivery: Liquids and Medical Air Gases.
  • Unload flatbed truck with the help of the customer using farm tractors, fork lift truck
  • Delivered load to customer on flatbed 48 foot trailer from West coast to East coast.
  • Train employees in using flatbed trucks, following routes and safety standards of the company.
  • Pulled a flatbed trailer over the road and worked as a mechanic in the shop.
  • Drive a commercial flatbed vehicle to deliver goods from a shipper to a consignee.
  • Flatbed truck drivers earn a $2,000 sign-on bonus to start with WTI Transport.
  • Picked up and delivered Flatbed loads all over the lower 48 states and Canada.
  • Hauled mostly steel bars and coils in a Conestoga and open flatbed using tarps.
  • Learned how to properly secure flatbed loads with straps, chains and edge protectors.

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2. Unload Trucks

high Demand
Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Load and unload trucks using a forklift Pack skids Operate crane Build skids
  • Unload trucks and replenish stock/hi-lo certified* Customer service and general maintenance duties
  • Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary.
  • Load and unload trucks, locating product off and on the shelf with forklifts.
  • Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary.
  • Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.

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3. Delivery Instructions

high Demand
Here's how Delivery Instructions is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Maintain provided telephone contact with supervisor to receive expedited delivery instructions and to report any problems, issues or incidents.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Maintained telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Verify load, verify delivery location and delivery instructions.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact to receive delivery instructions.

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4. Log Book

high Demand
Here's how Log Book is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Complete proper paperwork for each load and keep DOT log book up to date.
  • Fill out and properly keep track of drivers and loads log book.
  • Maintain accurate log books for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Manage bills of lading, log books, and fuel expenditures.
  • Maintain daily log books, and conduct daily vehicle inspections.
  • Maintained detailed log book to comply with DOT regulations.
  • Maintained electronic log books and paper back up.
  • Maintain Log Book on a daily basis.
  • Handled data entry and log books.
  • Keep DOT log books daily.
  • Read maps for directions, log book entries, fuel logs, obeyed directions through qual-com network in truck.
  • Prepare daily log books, post trip, pre trip inspection.
  • Strap loads, Pre-and-post trip, log book and DOT reg.
  • Haul permitted over length and over-sized loads Maintain E-log book Pick up / Delivery of freight in safe, timely manner

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5. Pre-Trip Inspections

high Demand
Here's how Pre-Trip Inspections is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Preform daily pre-trip inspections before driving.
  • Trouble shoot and pre-trip inspections.
  • Performed daily Pre-Trip Inspections and final inspections on units upon delivery.
  • Performed Pre-Trip inspections on the tractor trailer, hose connections, fluid, levels, tires, wipers, and fuel.
  • Perform Pre-Trip inspections each working day.
  • Post and Pre-Trip Inspections Proper Load Scaling

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6. Steel Products

high Demand
Here's how Steel Products is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Deliver steel products Prepare orders for delivery
  • steel products, conversion vehicles, Military vehicles.
  • Operated tractor / trailers cross country, mainly in the southwest, transporting mostly steel and steel products.
  • Delivered corrugated and structural steel products to production plants under time restraints.
  • Delivered steel coils and long load steel products throughout the Midwest.
  • Delivered various steel products in northeast Ohio.

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7. Tarp Loads

high Demand
Here's how Tarp Loads is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Position responsibilities include: Load and chain or strap material and tarp loads when required.
  • Have to perform safety inspections, load, unload and tarp loads.
  • Strap, chain, and tarp loads according to load requirements.
  • strap and tarp loads, use equipment to lift heavy cargo for transport and delivery.
  • Secure and Tarp Loads Route Planning, Map Reading, Trip Planning.
  • Secure and tarp loads * Fill out and maintain required paper work * Plan route
  • manage BOL, manage driver DOT logs tarp / untarp loads placard hazardous materials loads

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8. OTR

high Demand
Here's how OTR is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Dedicated OTR driver hauling Medical perishable commodities every week between Baltimore Maryland and Quebec City Canada
  • Deliver building materials for various clients Drive Northeast/OTR/Dedicated route Adhere to federal safety regulations
  • Experience in OTR traveling including self-regulated hours of operations and time management.
  • Perform general safety and operational functions of an OTR refrigerated van driver.
  • Studied hierarchical management in family business and truck OTR business.
  • Operate tractor-trailer combination, OTR delivering freight

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9. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Looked after the overall customer service systematically and efficiently responded to the customers' phone inquiries and associated concerns.
  • Delivered products to customers Operated forklift Provided good customer service
  • Provide exceptional customer service, greeting them in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Provide excellent customer service to customers to ensure the continuance of business.
  • Perform PTI's and maintain high level of customer service.
  • Display professional appearance while communicating and providing customer service to company representatives when making deliveries and picking up payment/bills of ladings.

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10. Trip Planning

high Demand
Here's how Trip Planning is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Deliver product safely and efficiently following safety guidelines and trip planning.
  • Worked with the Transportation Manager on trip planning Followed Federal Motors Carriers Regulations pertaing to freight.
  • trip planning/time magagement for driving during the day.
  • Route Planning Time Management Map Reading/Trip Planning Completing paperwork for each load hauled Personal Safety Knowledge of Rules and Regulations
  • Conducted trip planning to ensure timely delivery and ensured authorization of route selection per National Highway Traffic Safety Administration directive.
  • Utilized proficiency in trip planning and timely arrivals to delivery sites based on mapped directions.

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11. State Regulations

high Demand
Here's how State Regulations is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Completed paperwork in accordance to company and state regulations
  • Maintained records required by Federal and State regulations.
  • Maintained records required by Federal and State regulations.
  • Completed all necessary paperwork to comply with federal and state regulations.
  • Maintained records required by Federal and State regulations.
  • Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.

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12. CDL

high Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Qualified with current CDL Class B license.
  • Operate tractor trailer delivering goods nationwide after successfully completing ClassA CDL training.
  • Operate combination tractor-trailer requiring CDL under DOT regulations and company policy's.
  • Maintained Valid CDL Driver License and Up-to-date medical certification.
  • Drive CDL refrigerator straight-truck delivering produce to Giant supermarkets and other accounts
  • Maintained CDL and required certifications to operate commercial trucks.

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13. Tractor-Trailer Combinations

high Demand
Here's how Tractor-Trailer Combinations is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Drive tractor-trailer combinations applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations to transport and deliver materials over long distance.
  • Transported and delivered freight by driving diesel-powered tractor-trailer combinations long distance.
  • Drive tucks including tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver produce.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combinations in Eastern United States delivering commercial goods to customers.
  • Operated various tractor-trailer combinations, to transport construction materials and equipment to different locations.
  • Pick up and deliver trailers between Service Centers and/or turn-point locations via tractor-trailer combinations.

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14. Building Materials

average Demand
Here's how Building Materials is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Transport building materials to construction and residential areas.
  • Haul oversize loads of building materials and lumber to subdivisions for construction or reconstruction of houses.
  • Provide high quality transportation of steel and building materials to a regional customer base.
  • deliver building materials to retail distributors across the southeast,, florida, georgia, south carolina, alabama.
  • Inventory ControlOrganized and maintained the inventory control of residential and commercial building materials and supplies.
  • Truck driver, delivered building materials, loaded trailers for delivery, operated power equipment

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15. Pickup

average Demand
Here's how Pickup is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Shop worker * Fiberglass Repair * Serviced Trucks * Pickup and delivery of Portable toilets and sinks
  • Assisted with loading and unloading of product at pickup and delivery site using a pallet jack.
  • Inspect the product at pickup and delivery in accordance with customers policy.
  • Secure and haul steel plates and other metals for deliveries and pickups.
  • Coordinate daily pickup and delivery schedule with the customers dispatch department.
  • Operated 20 ft. 6-speed flatbed truck deliver/pickup various sized steel.
  • Drive flatbed and box trucks for deliveries and pickups.
  • Go on long distance trips for deliveries and pickups.
  • Secure my load and make multiple deliveries and pickups.
  • Communicate with Drivers Manager Via Qualqum on next pickup and delivery.

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16. Load Securement

average Demand
Here's how Load Securement is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Maintain truck and trailer to proper DOT specifications certifying load securement and equipment meets all regulations.
  • Trained and experience with load securement including strap, tarp, and chain securing devices.
  • Gained load securement and tarping knowledge.
  • Follow DOT rules and regulations Use proper load securement techniques Route planning and navigation
  • load securement, trip planning, tarp & untarp my load.
  • Load securement flatbed hauling industrial products in bulk

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17. Traffic Laws

average Demand
Here's how Traffic Laws is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Obeyed the traffic laws and followed established traffic and transportation Procedures.
  • Followed all appropriate traffic laws, reported serious mechanical problems to managers or safety department.
  • Obeyed traffic laws and followed established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Obeyed traffic laws and followed established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Complied with entire traffic laws and regulations, followed established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Obeyed traffic laws and followed established traffic and transportation procedures.

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18. Heavy Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Haul material and pull heavy equipment for excavation company.
  • Loaded & hauled heavy equipment.
  • Haul various freight (hay, rock, heavy equipment, etc.)
  • operated heavy equipment when loading and unloading trailer
  • Haul all types of heavy equipment steel ,lumber,machinery
  • Operated heavy equipment to complete repair requests Assisted city patrons daily to ensure completion of all requested work orders and requisitions

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19. Vehicle Service

average Demand
Here's how Vehicle Service is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Maintain paper logs of working hours, down time, vehicle service and/or repairs, following stateand federal regulations.
  • Sustained vehicle service, updated fueling and delivery records on respective inventories.
  • Maintained logs of working hours/vehicle service/repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service/repair status following applicable regulations.
  • Maintain vehicle service fueling and delivery records updated on respective inventories.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.

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20. Applicable State

average Demand
Here's how Applicable State is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Followed applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Operate vehicle in compliance with company rules and all applicable state and federal.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Maneuvered vehicle in compliance with company rules and all applicable state and federal.
  • Maintain logs of working hours following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain logs of working hours following applicable state and federal regulations.

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21. Repair Status

average Demand
Here's how Repair Status is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Maintain logs of working hours and repair status.

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22. Job Site

average Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Deliver drywall and other construction supplies to job sites, load and unload truck, inspect load and complete a driver log
  • Deliver and pick up concrete building forms to different job sites around North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • Delivered building material to job site, warehouse helper when needed, loaded and unloaded trucks
  • Secure loads of concrete pipe and deliver safely to construction job sites
  • Towed trailers to deliver auxiliary equipment to job site.
  • Deliver materials to client job sites and plumbing shops.
  • Transported commercial AC units to job sites.
  • Haul oilfield equipment, rebar & concrete to job sites or individualized customers
  • Delivered products such as building supplies to job sites, homes and Companies.

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23. Steel Coils

average Demand
Here's how Steel Coils is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Hauled permitted loads overweight, steel coils, pipe, brick.
  • Hauled steel coils and steel bundles to locations tasked by dispatcher.
  • Hauled pipes steel coils from barges in the ship channel
  • Hauled wood, steel coils, and shell beans.
  • Deliver steel coils and pipes to manufacturing plants OTR..all 48 states.
  • Haul large assortment of odd shape or bulky items, including but not just limited for steel coils.

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24. Emergency Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Emergency Equipment is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Use vehicle emergency equipment if needed.
  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good workingorder.44 Right Fork Rockhouse Rd.
  • Performed safety check of vehicles before driving to ensure mechanical safety and emergency equipment in good working order.
  • Followed DOT regulations along with company policy and maintained safety/emergency equipment.
  • Checked vehicle to ensure mechanical and emergency equipment safety.
  • Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment operated properly.

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25. Qualcomm

average Demand
Here's how Qualcomm is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Operated a commercial motor vehicle safely nationwide * Ensured loads were properly secured for safe transport * QUALCOMM experience
  • Experience working with Qualcomm Satellite Communication System.
  • Communicated and retrieved job assignment from dispatcher and QUALCOMM computer located in assigned tractor.
  • Utilize the computerized QUALCOMM communication system.
  • Used QualComm electronic communications systems and digital logs.
  • Delivered across all 50 states and Canada, responsible for maintaining logbooks, communications with dispatch using the QUALCOMM computer system.

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26. Safe Driving

average Demand
Here's how Safe Driving is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Note in writing any overages, shortages or damage and seal intact when arriving at delivery Accomplishments Safe driving awards.
  • Obtained hazardous material certification along with receiving Army commendation medal and other certificates for quality and safe driving
  • Assist mechanics to diagnose and repair equipment for operating effectively and maintaining safe driving conditions.
  • Maintained safe driving record and correct paperwork for Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Practiced safe driving skills and followed all vehicular safety regulations in all operating conditions.
  • Moved trailers around warehouse shipping yard* Maintained accurate log of trailers* Upheld safe driving regulations

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27. Construction Materials

average Demand
Here's how Construction Materials is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Pick up and deliver construction materials to different locations across the Southeast United States.
  • Completed pick -up's and deliveries of various construction materials.
  • Deliver various construction materials Tarping/untarping Drive 500-600 miles daily.
  • Hauled Construction materials, Chemicals etc.
  • Picked and loaded construction materials.
  • Hauled construction materials; steel, lumber, granular gypsum and power cable for consignors from vender locations.

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28. Weather Conditions

low Demand
Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Experienced driver in the icy and windy weather conditions.
  • Blocked, braced/straped and tied down/secured and inspected cargo for transport and tarped loads in required weather conditions.
  • Worked in adverse weather conditions without temperature or other environmental controls and subject to ambient weather conditions.
  • Operated gasoline and diesel powered tractor-trailers during unusual weather conditions, on uneven roads and in restricted backing areas.
  • Transported materials to various locations with a demonstrated ability to navigate heavy traffic and unpredictable weather conditions.
  • Transported equipment day and night under severe weather conditions and safely moved hazardous equipment during several training missions.

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29. GPS

low Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Obtained appropriate permits for multiple states, located and navigating to unmarked sights with GPS units.
  • Read maps and use an on-board computer for my logs and GPS.
  • Used maps and GPS systems on delivery routes.
  • Followed GPS directives and maintained in constant communication with dispatch when necessary.
  • Communicated via GPS-based dispatch/logging systems.
  • Pilot-tested a GPS-enabled inventory tracking system to identify system flaws.

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30. Vehicle Inspections

low Demand
Here's how Vehicle Inspections is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Coordinated vehicle inspections and repairs and troubleshoot vehicle malfunctions on the road.
  • Pass and report vehicle inspections while en route with cargo.
  • Performed several vehicle inspections to ensure tractor and trailer Department Of Transportation safety standards were current.
  • Review invoices, maintain vehicle inspections and provide excellent customer service and professionalism.
  • Coordinated vehicle inspections and condition in compliance with company and highway regulations.
  • Maintained equipment operation by conducting vehicle inspections in accordance with Department of Transportation regulations.

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31. Report Vehicle Defects

low Demand
Here's how Report Vehicle Defects is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles Driving for Oil Company Oil product
  • Maintain logs -Report vehicle defects, any accidents, traffic violations, or damages to vehicles.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage before and after route.

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32. Company Policies

low Demand
Here's how Company Policies is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Follow company policies/procedures regarding new customers, managing customer needs and all aspects of service.
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures.
  • Performed routine maintenance and safety inspections as required by company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Comply with company policies and federal regulations.
  • Maintained delivery documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • Performed general equipment inspections; ensuring adherence to established company policies.

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33. Accurate Records

low Demand
Here's how Accurate Records is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Maintained accurate records and logs.
  • Produced accurate records of all accounts and deliveries, providing and completing documentation throughout all stages of process.
  • Maintained accurate records and logs both electronically and on paper.
  • Maintained accurate records which included Invoicing and driving logs.
  • Maintain accurate records and logs.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of products delivered, Driver Logs, and merchandise returning to the facility.

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34. Safety Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Checked all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate I followed appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
  • Prepared and maintained records in accordance with regulations and company procedures, operated truck in accordance with safety procedures.
  • Delivered and picked up dialysis products from home patients and clinics according to established safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Complied with Federal, Florida state and local county regulations pertaining to vehicle operations and safety procedures.
  • Ensured cargo was secured properly compliant with safety requirements and followed safety procedures for transporting hazardous goods.
  • Followed appropriate safety procedures and DOT guidelines when operating vehicle and equipment.

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35. Construction Sites

low Demand
Here's how Construction Sites is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Delivered building supplies and construction materials to multiple businesses and construction sites.
  • Transported large steel beams/heavy material to construction sites 3.
  • Operate company commercial vehicles and delivering building materials to commercial and residential construction sites in a safe and timely manner.
  • Delivered different commodities to construction sites throughout Northern California *Received a Production Award for exceeding goals in transportation of petroleum waste
  • Operated straight truck/flatbed/dump to deliver materials and equipment to construction sites.
  • Ensured timely delivery of construction material to numerous local construction sites.

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36. Safe Operation

low Demand
Here's how Safe Operation is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Performed daily safety inspection in accordance with Department of Transportation policy to ensure safe operation of vehicle.
  • Licensed Commercial Driver responsible for safe operation of 18-wheeler and timely delivery of goods while complying with traffic regulations.
  • Handled safe operation of refrigerated units on trailer, safe and timely Delivery for Perishable freight
  • Maintained safe operations in compliance with Federal Regulations.
  • Performed general maintenance of vehicle for safe operation.
  • Maintained equipment for safe operation and complied with State and Federal Government regulations.

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37. Drive Trucks

low Demand
Here's how Drive Trucks is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, or other materials.
  • Drive trucks to work sites load and unload materials/ Perform daily maintenance tasks/operate machine or equipment/performance general physical activities
  • Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.
  • Drive trucks with a capacity of 3 tons or greater operating in various states to the best of knowledge and capability.
  • Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.
  • Drive trucks equipped with public address systems through city streets to broadcast announcements for advertising or publicity purposes.

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38. TMC

low Demand
Here's how TMC is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Trained with TMC to get my CDL.

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39. DOT

low Demand
Here's how DOT is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Deliver products to customers in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner while adhering to any/all Federal DOT Laws.
  • Operated the vehicle according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and company safety rules.
  • Secure pipe on trailers and maintain complete records of truck maintenance according to DOT guidelines.
  • Pick up, drive and deliver goods on a flat bed trailer within dot regulations
  • Maintained the truck in proper condition and ensured DOT compliance while operating vehicle.
  • Travel from state to state while obeying all DOT regulations and rules.
  • Followed DOT policies in all aspects of transport.
  • Stay in compliance with DOT hours of service.
  • Follow all company and DOT rules and regulations.
  • Secure the products according to the DOT regulations.
  • Adhere to DOT regulations and standards.
  • Experienced in and passed DOT inspections.
  • Follow DOT laws and regulations.
  • Inspected equipment per dot standards.
  • Checked Truck for DOT inspection.
  • Reported daily DOT pre-trip/post-trip inspections according to checklists.
  • Trained in DOT requirements and DOT Medically fit.Skills UsedLoad Securing, Inspections of Tractor and Trailer also driving skills.
  • Obtained customer's signature and collected payment for services Completed logs and reports following DOT regulations and safety standards.
  • Secured and Tarped Loads and Delivered to Costumers Following all DOT and Company Rules and Regulations
  • Secure load according to DOT regulations as well as tarpif necessary and transport load.

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40. Assignment Details

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Here's how Assignment Details is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Prepared vehicles for movement/shipment by air, rail, or vessel Read bills of lading to determine assignment details
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.

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41. Transport Goods

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Here's how Transport Goods is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Plan trip logistics and obtain necessary documents to transport goods (if applicable).
  • Operated and drove Tractor/Trailer Truck to transport goods and materials to a variety of states in the United States.
  • Operated a 53 foot trailer on a daily basis, to transport goods to various stores and warehouses.
  • Operated and drove a Dry-Van Commercial Motor Vehicle to transport goods and materials over long distances.
  • Transport goods over long distances; check on cargo at every stop during the long haul.
  • Operate an 18 wheeler to transport goods and materials on daily and weekly long hauls.

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42. Hazardous Materials

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Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Checked shipping papers to determine the nature of load and for the presence of hazardous materials.
  • Job Description: Responsible for transporting hazardous materials to assigned locations, inventory, followed safety guidelines and procedures of company.
  • Maintained education in successfully, handling hazardous materials; visually recognized colored labels and placards.
  • Track incoming/outgoing shipments on hazardous materials and chemical detection equipment Such as DS2 and Chemical alarm equipment.
  • Provided drivers training in transportation of hazardous materials, document retention and record keeping.
  • Route Planning Hours of Service Regulations Answering Phones/ Customer Service Pick-up and Delivery Driver Hazardous Materials Line Haul Driver

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43. Electrical Lines

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Here's how Electrical Lines is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Connected air hoses/electrical lines & installed/removed tire chains.
  • Coupled and uncoupled trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting and disconnecting air and electrical lines and manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines.
  • Connected and disconnected air and electrical lines.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly legs.

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44. Depot

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Here's how Depot is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Flatbed truck driver on dedicated Home Depot account
  • Pick up materials from all Home Depot locations and deliver to job sites Safely secure deliveries to flatbed for transport.
  • Deliver shingles via flatbed to Home Depot distribution center Handle paperwork Maintain logbooks
  • Hauled cement to homedepot and lowes.Quit job due to lack of pay.no load pay up to 4 hours per day.
  • Flatbed, hauling lumbers for major customer like Home depot HD Supply and other mom and pops.
  • Dedicated NO-TOUCH drop/hook hauls from Home Depot Distribution Center to stores throughout the northeastern region.

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45. BOL

low Demand
Here's how BOL is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Secure Cargo, Match freight to bols, Transport cargo safely to destination
  • Keep track of logs, miles, and bol's.

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46. Electronic Logs

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Here's how Electronic Logs is used in Flatbed Truck Driver jobs:
  • Utilized Electronic Logs to document daily vehicle and safety inspections, as well as other on-duty and off-duty tasks.
  • Maintained safety regulations according to DOT, professional appearance and communication while maintaining electronic logs
  • Maintained and processed electronic logs providing accurate information per DOT regulations.
  • Maintain electronic logs, paperwork and report any required truck/trailer maintenance.
  • Perform various operations via electronic logs.
  • Maintained accurate records and electronic logs.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Flatbed Truck Driver

Flatbed21.7%
Unload Trucks16.6%
Delivery Instructions10.7%
Log Book6.6%
Pre-Trip Inspections5.9%
Steel Products5.1%
Tarp Loads4.1%
OTR3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Flatbed Truck Driver

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Flatbed
Flatbed
18.1%
18.1%
2
2
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
13.9%
13.9%
3
3
Delivery Instructions
Delivery Instructions
8.9%
8.9%
4
4
Log Book
Log Book
5.5%
5.5%
5
5
Pre-Trip Inspections
Pre-Trip Inspections
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
Steel Products
Steel Products
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Tarp Loads
Tarp Loads
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
OTR
OTR
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Trip Planning
Trip Planning
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
State Regulations
State Regulations
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
CDL
CDL
2%
2%
13
13
Tractor-Trailer Combinations
Tractor-Trailer Combinations
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Building Materials
Building Materials
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Pickup
Pickup
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Load Securement
Load Securement
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Traffic Laws
Traffic Laws
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Vehicle Service
Vehicle Service
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Applicable State
Applicable State
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Repair Status
Repair Status
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Job Site
Job Site
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Steel Coils
Steel Coils
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Emergency Equipment
Emergency Equipment
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Qualcomm
Qualcomm
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Safe Driving
Safe Driving
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Construction Materials
Construction Materials
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
GPS
GPS
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Vehicle Inspections
Vehicle Inspections
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Report Vehicle Defects
Report Vehicle Defects
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Construction Sites
Construction Sites
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Safe Operation
Safe Operation
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Drive Trucks
Drive Trucks
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
TMC
TMC
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
DOT
DOT
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Assignment Details
Assignment Details
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Transport Goods
Transport Goods
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Electrical Lines
Electrical Lines
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Depot
Depot
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
BOL
BOL
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Electronic Logs
Electronic Logs
0.4%
0.4%

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