Driver (Auto Hauling)

The Pasha Group
Auto Hauler Driver - Port of San Diego

Job Duties:

  • Expertly and safely operates a tractor truck, including maneuvering it through narrow passageways, negotiating narrow turn radiuses, etc.
  • Loads and unloads vehicles onto and off of truck.
  • Secures each vehicle on truck per manufacture specifications, taking into consideration size and weight of load, and positioning vehicles so that load is within legal limits.
  • Performs daily safety inspections on truck, prior to use, and reports any items in need of servicing. Provides maintenance reports per schedule.
  • Receives and verifies freight against receiving documentation, notes discrepancies and damage and reports findings.
  • Monitors daily shipment status reports.
  • Maintains radio contact with dispatcher.
  • Maintains daily driving logs as mandated by state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains interior and exterior cleanliness of truck.
  • Follows safety regulations and attends monthly safety meetings
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Able to safely and competently perform job duties described above
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of recent Class A driving experience
  • 2+ years of automobile hauling experience
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) card
  • State-issued commercial driver license: Class A with hazardous endorsements
  • Must meet all other D.O.T. qualification criteria for commercial truck drivers, as detailed in Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, including physical qualification criteria and substance abuse testing requirements.

Other Requirements:

  • DOT minimum age requirement of 21 as this is an interstate trucking position.
  • Submission of 10-year MVR (from within last 30 days) required.
  • No DUI or reckless driving convictions.
  • No more than 2 points in last 12 months.
  • No more than 3 points in last 36 months.
  • No failure to appear (FTA) charges.
  • No more than 1 “at fault” accident.


Physical Capabilities Required:

In the course of a workday a driver may repeat this process two to 5 times in 14 hours, delivering between 10 and 50 vehicles. Work performed outdoors, may include work in inclement weather conditions.

  • Operate a manual transmission commercial vehicle competently and safely in broad range of road, weather, and traffic conditions.
  • Safely lift and maneuver objects and equipment weighing up to 75 pounds frequently, on a daily basis
  • Climb up/down 8-10 feet, bend down, kneel down, crouch, squat, and twist as required to secure load.
  • Safely execute overhead reaching and chain handling; wrench or pull-on ratchets with up to 50 lbs. of pressure
  • Must be able to climb on transport, enter and exit vehicles being transported with reduced entry clearance (24”) frequently.
  • Requires excellent visual acuity and manual dexterity.
  • Operate passenger vehicles with sufficient precision to complete damage-free loading, unloading from truck, parking.
  • Stand, walk over uneven surface for distances up to 500 feet.

Screening Requirements:

Background Checks

Drug Testing

Driving Record


The Pasha Group is an EOE/AA Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/and other Protected Categories.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by workers in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required.

Starting Rate: $26.00


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