Penske Truck Driver – CDL Class A/No Touch Freight – Penske Logistics in Knoxville, Tennessee

Description:

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.

You will be part of an in-house fleet supporting Arconic who is a world leader in rolled aluminum products delivering unique solutions for the most demanding global applications, such as home and commercial products, aerospace, automobiles, and consumer electronics. Freight type consists of scrap aluminum, aluminum coils, and also aluminum ingots. There are two basic routes within the network. The first of which is a daily shuttle route. You will be taking an empty trailer from Alcoa, TN up to Louisville, KY. From Louisville, KY you will take a loaded scrap trailer down to Alcoa, TN. The second type of route is a 3 day OTR route. You will start in Alcoa, TN and take a trailer to Bettendorf, IA. In Bettendorf, IA you will grab another trailer headed for Woodhaven, MI. In Woodhaven, MI you will grab a third trailer going back to Alcoa, TN. For example, a driver leaving out on Monday will generally be back to the home terminal by Wednesday evening. You will primarily be used on the daily shuttle, but barring customer shutdowns/demands, you may be required to complete the OTR route.

The planned environment is drop and hook HOWEVER you will still be responsible to inspect the load for security and are also expected to secure the load should it be necessary. Due to an unexpected event you MAY have to live unload or load in which case you will have to unsecure or secure the cargo as needed, this will only be necessary when delivering coils to Minster, OH.

Drivers put on the daily shuttle will be put on a set schedule. Please note that this may include evenings and weekends as the operation never stops.

Equipment:

  • All new 2016 Freightliner Cascadia Sleeper Cabs or 2017 Freightliner Day Cabs

Compensation Package:

  • All miles paid plus paid stops, lay-overs and delays

  • $0.43 cents a mile (approximately 1600 miles per complete loop)

  • Paid stops at $15.00 (3 per trip)

  • Paid delays at $16.25 per hour (compensable after 1 hour at any stop)

  • Monthly performance bonuses - up to $150 per quarter

  • $19.50 hourly pay (training, meetings, yard work, etc.)

  • $30 Weekend bonus which drivers will receive even if the weekend is their regularly scheduled day

  • $100 6 th day bonus

  • Average weekly KTP shuttle pay is $1,350

Job Qualifications:

  • At least 23 years of age, CDL Class A license required

  • 24 months of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience in the last 5 years

  • 3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations/accidents

  • Ability to pass DOT Physical, DOT Drug Screen and background screening process

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends

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 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 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.

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.

Work Locations: 225 Heiskell Ave Knoxville, TN

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville

Job: Driver

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Driver

Req ID: 1701063