Truck Driver Student

Requisition Id:  373399
Business Unit:  LTL

Carlisle, PA, US, 17015

What you’ll need to succeed as a Truck Driver Student at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • 1 year of related experience
  • Hold a valid state-issued driver's license for a minimum of 12 months
  • Attain a CDL-A permit by the first day of class and the following endorsements within 90 days of employment: double/triple trailers, tanker and HAZMAT
  • Initiate the TSA fingerprint-based background check by completing the fingerprinting process no later than the second week of class
  • Safe driving record and history
  • Pass a DOT drug test and have no prior positive tests or refusals in the last 3 years
  • Pass a company-paid DOT physical and pre-hire test (physical essential functions) and perform essential functions with or without accommodation
  • Available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends


Preferred qualifications:

  • Forklift experience
  • Class B CDL


About the Truck Driver Student Job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Pay starts at $22.32/hour
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Attend training sessions to obtain a CDL-A
  • Gain on-the-job experience as an LTL Driver
  • Under supervision, perform vehicle inspections required under section 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR)
  • Maintain records by FMCSR, DOT and company policies
  • Load and unload freight using a forklift as needed (touch freight)
  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports
  • Adhere to company safety policies.
  • Maintain contact with service center personnel in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment


Truck Driver Students are required to:

  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights of 50 lbs. frequently and occasionally more than 75 lbs.
  • Safely operate heavy equipment; move and position a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs.
  • Walk and stand for extended periods on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery; work in adverse weather conditions; climb in and out of a tractor cab and trailer, and sit for extended periods in a truck tractor and/or forklift
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Operate a tractor-trailer combination (under supervision) for up to 11 consecutive hours, in all types of weather, while safely transporting hazardous/non-hazardous materials #PIQ



About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


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.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 


The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. 


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