Truck Driver - CDL Class A/Touch Freight/ PL
Posted on: February 16, 2019
Position Summary: Penske is widely known for its success on the racetrack, but did you know we employ thousands of truck drivers? Join our team of professional truck drivers at Penske Logistics and you'll drive like a champion! Why Penske? Home daily for most positions. Excellent pay and benefits. Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support. Dedicated accounts. Great supervisors. Paid time off. 401K. Cash balance pension plan. Training. Tuition Reimbursement. Unlimited career potential. Lead Driver - responsibilities include: Oversee nightly cart loading process Confirm resources to ensure timely dispatches Escalate pre dispatch issues to management and customer contact Provide leadership and training to drivers Execute safety practices in accordance to managerial direction Collaborate with other leads to ensure shift to shift alignment Total comp = $245 per day. Route/Activity - Drivers run dedicated routes, dock to dock, and average daily 1-3 stops; 220-300 mile radius, travelling lanes between Indianapolis IN and Dayton OH areas. Drivers load carts with newspapers onto their trailers and offload at their destination(s). Empty carts may be secured for future return trips. Shift - Evening shifts 8:30 pm until 3 am, averaging 7 hour work day, 4 days a week, Wednesday-Saturday work schedule. Equipment - 53' Dry Van Trailers, newer Tandem Axle Day Cabs Compensation - $245 per day. Responsibilities: -Loading, unloading, or assisting in loading and unloading truck. -Safe and responsible operation of assigned equipment. -Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines. -Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage before and after route. -Primary interface with the customer at point of delivery. Job Qualifications: -At least 23 years of age -CDL Class A license required -2 years of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience in the last 5 years -3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations/accidents -Reliable and customer oriented -Safety oriented -Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job -Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required. Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. -While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg. -The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. About Penske Logistics Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
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