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JBS USA LIVE HAUL DRIVER in Douglas, Georgia

Deliver birds to the plant in a timely manner.

Review the catch sheet posted in shop. Perform pre-trip inspection of tractor before starting engine (DO NOT OPERATE IF EQUIPMENT IS DEFECTIVE). Drive down to plant and back trailer under a live haul trailer; hook up air and electrical lines. Release brakes and pull trailer around to scales. Stop and wait for green light before pulling onto scale, pull onto scale and drop trailer. Pull tractor off scales and wait for the scale operator to give signal to connect the trailer to the tractor, back under the trailer and roll-up gears. Take trailer to farms and complete a trip sheet on each load. Place empty trailer in front of fans. Unbind trailers and place binding hooks out of the way of forklift operator. Wait until the loading process is complete before binding down the cages. Pull tractor and trailer forward as needed for loading to keep air flowing through the birds that are in cages. After load is complete, retrieve the load ticket from grower and bring back to plant. When returning to plant, pull around to scale and wait for scale operator to give the green light before pulling onto scales. Drop full trailer on the scale and place load ticket in mailbox. Pull down the trailer yard and hook up to another empty trailer and repeat steps until all birds have been removed from the houses that you were assigned to for the day. At end of workday, bring empty trailer to yard and park. Do a post-trip inspection on tractor and record any defects that are found. Bring pre & post – trip inspection forms to shop and place under trailer number. Notify supervisor of any problems with equipment and/or processes. May be required to perform other duties deemed necessary by supervisor.


Must have at least one year experience over the road. Required to climb in and out of truck. Must be able to drive tractor and trailer combinations with tanker. Must have the ability to read and write English. Required to work in all types of weather conditions. Must have current and valid CDL Class A drivers license. Must be 21 years of age or older. Must meet all DOT requirements for truck driver.

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.