Truck Driver Student

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IA-Shelby
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Full-Time
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Job Description

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L'Oréal and many others. We're growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)

Summary:

Pay starts at $15.69

At XPO Logistics, our driver job is not just behind the wheel. If you are looking to drive our business and not just our trucks, XPO Logistics could be a good fit for you. Our drivers not only deliver freight and final goods to our service centers and customers' businesses safely, efficiently and free from damage, but they are also involved in unloading and distributing the freight as well. A XPO Logistics driver is also a key part of our customer service team, as they frequently interface with customers, forging our relationship with them and driving future business.

The XPO Logistics Freight (LTL) Driver Sales Representative Student (DSR Student) Program is an intensive twelve module training program consisting of classroom education and hands on driving experience. The DSR Student will work as a dock worker for a minimum of 30 days prior to the start of classroom training. There is up to 90 days of classroom training in the program. If successfully completed, the DSR Student will be eligible to test to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with hazardous materials endorsements and doubles/triples endorsements, and upon meeting all other company requirements the DSR Student may be eligible to be offered a Driver/Sales Representative position.

Essential Functions:

  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work the designated shift prior to or following a 4 hour unpaid classroom training session.
  • Unload & load freight off/on trailers; lift freight & other objects of various shapes, sizes & weights (up to 50 lbs frequently & greater than 75 lbs occasionally); safely operate heavy equipment; move & position a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs; safely climb in and out of a tractor cab & trailer; sit for extended periods of time in a truck tractor and/or forklift; safely walk & stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery; when required and under supervision, safely operate a tractor/trailer combination, in all types of weather, while safely transporting hazardous/non-hazardous materials; and safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat & kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
  • Under supervision, safely operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and triples, where applicable) and perform vehicle inspections required under section 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations.
  • Obtain a Class A CDL permit and within 90 days obtain a Class A CDL with Hazardous Materials and Doubles/Triples/Tankers endorsements.
  • Maintain records in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), Department of Transportation (DOT), and company policies as required.
  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports.
  • Ability to handle hazardous materials.
  • Adhere to company safety policies.
  • Frequent contact with service center personnel in a fast-paced and deadline oriented environment.
  • Safely work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be 21 years age or older.
  • Forklift experience preferred.
  • Safe driving record and history.
  • Pass DOT drug test and have no prior positive tests or refusals.
  • Pass company paid DOT physical.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
  • Pass a company paid Post Offer Pre-Hire Screen (physical essential functions) test.
  • Disclaimer Language

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.

    XPO Logistics is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

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