Penske Truck Driver – CDL Class A/No Touch Freight – Penske Logistics in Louisville, Kentucky

Description:

$60 to $70k W2 potential

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.

Youwill be part of an in-house dedicated fleet supporting a leading manufacturerof Specialty Polymer Formulation products. Freight types consist of palletizedbags, super sacks and gaylords. Routes are primarily throughout the Midwest with some lanes serving thenortheast, TX and FL. Typically we will be routing a driver out of Elyria, OHand through other locations with some outside backhaul. Most driverswill be home weekly and some could be home a couple of times a week dependingon the customer’s routing needs .

- Drivers must have“tanker” certification within 60 days of hire (certification is only requiredbecause we occasionally carry drums of liquid in excess of the standard DOTallowance), and the company will reimburse associate for cost to add tankercertification to license.

Equipment:

  • New Freightliner Cascadia Condo’s w/APU’s (driver assigned)

  • 2013 or newer 53’ dry vans.

$60 to $70K annual W2potential

- All miles paid plus paidstops and delays

-$.47 cents a mile(approximately 2450 miles a week)

-$21.00 a stop (approximately5 per week)

-Paid delays at $16.00 perhour (compensable after 2 hours)

- Monthly performancebonuses (up to $450 quarterly)

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 (no touch freight)

  • 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

  • Drivers must have “tanker” certification within 60 days of hire (certification is only required because we occasionally carry drums of liquid in excess of the standard DOT allowance), and the company will reimburse associate for cost to add tanker certification to license.

  • Border crossing credentials are not required but are preferred as that loads go into Canada occasionally, and company will reimburse associate for cost to obtain border crossing credentials.

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: 2000 Fern Valley Rd and Louisville, KY

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Louisville

Job: Driver

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Driver

Req ID: 1700099