Truck Driver – CDL Class A/No Touch Freight – Penske Logistics
Location:
Decatur , Alabama
Posted:
April 11, 2017
Reference:
1610691
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 hauling freight for some of the world's best brands in retail, food, beverage, grocery, foodservice, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, appliances, healthcare, and packaging industries. We manage freight for companies like Ford, GM, BMW, Detroit Diesel, Goodyear, Cardinal Health, Whirlpool, and Wawa. Our professional truck drivers ensure products are delivered safely, efficiently and on-time.

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.

Route/Activity - Truck drivers are responsible for delivering food products to customers on a local route, averaging 10 stops per week. Average mile radius driven is 1500 miles in the Southeast area. No Backhauls/no touch freight. We are creating a pool of qualified candidates wishing to be considered for future opportunities.

Shift - This position starts either in the afternoon or at night.

Equipment - 53' Dry Van Trailers

Compensation - Activity based pay. Drivers are paid weekly, on Fridays.

Responsibilities:
-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.

Qualifications:

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
-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 demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this truck driver job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this truck driver job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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 http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.

A little about us:
Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics proudly recruits and hires veterans nationwide. We’re annually listed on the Victory Media Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list (they publish G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines). Last year, 13 percent of new hires were veterans. The company is actively hiring truck drivers, truck maintenance and logistics operations personnel. We are a leading global transportation services provider, offering full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions.

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