•Will operate tractor/trailer in the transportation of freight in accordance with Company, Federal, State and Local laws with regard to run times and DOT regulations
•Position will entail dock work (paid hourly) and will assist where needed in Line Haul runs (typically out five days and home two - paid mileage), Local Pick Up and Delivery routes (home daily, paid hourly) and Hub/Regional runs (paid mileage)
•Must be aware of pre-trip inspections to ensure safe working conditions of the tractor and trailer prior to each trip
•Checks gauges and visual indicators for malfunctions, ensure seal on trailers and conduct inspection of vehicle before and during trips to determine problems that may be occurring
•Promptly reports all maintenance problems to Fleet Services
•Must know and adhere to all DOT requirements of those holding a Commercial drivers license
•Regular attendance is required
•This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks
•21 years of age required per DOT regulations (2 years driving experience preferred)
•Class A Commercial Driver's License
•HazMat and Doubles endorsements required (LCV requirements may apply)
•May be required to drive tractor trailer for a period of time that will conform to FMCSA requirements
•Ability to operate a forklift
•Ability to push or pull a pallet jack with a minimum load of 70 lbs
•Loading and unloading trailers
•Stable employment history
•Must be able to interact well with others
•Must be mentally and emotionally capable of handling a high stress environment
•Ability to work independently or in a team setting in a fast paced environment
•Provide exceptional customer service
•Physical activities include: standing, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.
•Must be able to provide an acceptable MVR
•Must be familiar with state motor vehicle laws and Department of Transportation rules and regulations
•Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs
•High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background
•Must be able to and comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct
•Responds well to questions. Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
•Must pass pre-employment drug screen and will be subject to a criminal history background check
•Must be eligible to work in the United States
Comprehensive Benefits –
•401 (k) with Company Match
•Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
•College Scholarship Program Awards
•Credit Union *
•Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
•Dependent Life Insurance
•Direct Deposit *
•Flexible Spending Accounts
•Health Care Flexible Spending Account
•Job Referral Bonus Program (Eligible Employees Only)
•Paid Time Off Policies
•Safety Awards Program (Specific Employees Only)
•Safe Driving Bonus Program (Drivers Only)
•Short and Long Term Disability Programs
•Jury Duty Leave
Estes reserves the right to change, adjust, amend or terminate its benefits at any time.
*Indicates part-time employee eligibility
At Estes Express Lines- We understand that the dedication and quality of our employees are what sets us apart from other transportation providers. That’s why we strive to create a pleasant and safe work environment that gives our employees the support they need to be successful – today and tomorrow.
Great Pay and Incentives- You not only receive an exceptional pay rate, you also have the opportunity to earn incentive pay for being a safe and productive driver. For qualified drivers, we offer advancement opportunities, Safe Driving Awards (line-haul only), Safety Awards (all drivers), Safe Driving Bonuses (all drivers) and/or Claims Bonuses (P&D and Hub).
Dedicated Runs- For those who like the stability and familiarity of a standard route, dedicated runs are definitely a plus. Due to our large terminal network and operational strategy, we have many opportunities for drivers who prefer consistency.
Family Friendly Schedules- Spending time with family and friends is important. That’s why we have regular schedules that give our drivers the opportunity to build lives outside of work. Close to 80% of our drivers are home every other night and we would make every effort to see that you would be too, after a short period of time.
Exceptional Equipment- From late model tractors to fully equipped walk-in sleepers, our impressive fleet of tractors and trailers makes the difference.
Extensive Training Opportunities- We provide opportunities for CDL training and invest in technical workshops for our drivers and mechanics thereby expanding your horizons, which allow you to be up-to-date on the latest technology and keep you at the top of your field.
Open-Door Atmosphere- The needs and concerns of our employees are a top priority. With our open-door management style, committed professionals in our Fleet Services, Human Resources, Operations, and Safety departments are always accessible and ready to assist you.
Top-Notch Support- From our seasoned mechanics to our dispatchers and terminal staff, we have a professional team that believes in striving together to achieve goals. Our primary objective is to help you reach your destination quickly and safely.
Positions are considered open until filled or until we have received an adequate number of applicants. Qualified applicants will be required to complete an on-site application as part of our standard application process.
Estes is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-975-4378 for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-355-3748. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.
Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
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