We are now hiring CDL-A truck drivers for local driving jobs within our Intermodal fleet!

Drivers must live within 45 miles of Chicago IL and have a minimum of 6 months verifiable experience.

This local Intermodal trucking job features:

  • $2,000 bonus- available for a limited time
  • Average annual earnings of $58,000 – $68,000
  • Home daily
  • 4 day work week
  • No touch freight
  • Access to express gates at rail yards, getting you on the road faster
  • Complete your orientation online via our Direct to Work orientation program!
  • Benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life and a company matched 401k
  • 12 months of CDL A driving experience required.

Additional Details:

Experience Level: 12 months
Avg. Yearly Gross: $58,000 – 68,000
License Type: Class A
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Home Time: 4 days on, 3 days off
Residence Area: Must live within 45 miles of CHICAGO, IL

Time off / Shift:

  • 4 day work week – Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday( days off are Tue/Wed/Thur).
  • They will work a 12 – 14 hour shift. Minimum of 48 hour work week expected
  • Shift start times – 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Need to be flexible to any start time listed

Position details:

  • They cannot have an Automatic Restriction on their license. Must be able to drive a manual transmission.
  • Driver will report to Chicago terminal daily for dispatch and truck assignment.
  • They will Primarily be assigned loads to shuttle between BNSF, NS and CSX rail ramps. But we do service other ramps as well.
  • 65 % drop and hook.
  • Besides moving containers between ramps, the will run a 200 or so mile radius of Chicago – as far N as Milwaukee and SW WI area, and up to Indianapolis and Grand Rapids) Fair mix of long haul one day, and shorter local mileage the next. All run in a day cab and return to the terminal at the end of their shift.
  • There are some Local runs available where drivers run to Indianapolis and back every day & then fill in with local work

Special requirements:

  • Hazmat required within 60 days of being hired – cost will be reimbursed.

PTO:

  • Drivers receive 18 paid days off (12 PTO days and 6 holidays at a rate of $15 per hr for 8 hrs = $120)
  • After 1st year, drivers receive 22 paid days off (16 PTO days 6 holidays at a rate of their 52 week $/hour work average)

Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck
  • Load and unload cargo
  • Properly track and document activity log
  • Report any issues or incidents to dispatch
  • Inspect truck before and after trip

Additional information:

  • Truck will remain at the yard during time off.
  • Passengers are not permitted.
  • Drivers WILL slipseat

Intermodal drivers also receive access to competitive benefit packages including options for an individual or a family with offerings including medical, dental, prescription and more. Drivers also begin accruing paid time off from day one.

Qualifications

 

Moving Violations

  • No more than 3 in the last 3 years

* Based on the offense date

Policy on License suspensions

  • No more than 30 days in the last 3 years for moving violation
  • No more than 12 months in the last 3 years for non-moving violation
  • Must have a valid license for 2 out of last 3 years

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • No more than 3 minor accidents/incidents in the past 3 years
  • No more than 1 highway accident in the past year
  • No major preventable in the last 3 years

* Major Preventable Accident Definition – Damage totaling $25,000 or more

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • No more than 3 accidents and/or tickets
  • No more than one preventable with less than 12 months of experience

Major Moving Violations- that are automatic DQ’s

  • No careless or reckless driving convictions in the last 3 years
  • No rear end or roll over accidents in the last 3 years

* Go by offense date.

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • No more than 22 months of unemployment in the last 3 years

Felony Convictions

  • All criminal convictions are reviewed on an individual basis as part of an overall review of the file.
  • Felony drug charges must be outside of 7 years

Misdemeanors

  •  All criminal convictions are reviewed on an individual basis as part of an overall review of the file.

DUI/DWI

  • No more than 1 and it must be outside of 5 years old
  • If Driver has 2 DUI’s, they will be considered if both are prior to 2002
  • Drivers with a DUI/DWI in a CMV may be considered for employment with appropriate SAP paperwork.

* Go by offense date

Drug Screening

  • Urine & Hair

Failed Drug/Alcohol Test

  • Must have 1 year of safe Driving since completing an SAP program

Great jobs like this fill fast. Call 972-366-6591 NOW!!

 

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