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Truck Driver Student

Requisition Id:  191806
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Carlstadt, NJ, US, 07072

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, 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. 

 

Pay starts at $19.56

 

  • 3rd Shift / 10:00pm - 6:00am 
  • Dockworker

 

Launch your career as a professional Truck Driver or upgrade your Class B CDL to a Class A CDL. The Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Driver Sales Representative (DSR) Student Program is an intensive program consisting of 7 weeks of paid classroom education and hands-on driving experience. As a DSR Student, you will also work as a dockworker using a forklift to load and unload freight from trailers. If successfully completed, you will be eligible to test to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License-A (CDL-A) with hazardous materials endorsements and doubles/triples endorsements; and upon meeting all other company requirements, you may be eligible to be offered a Driver Sales Representative position. This full-time position is eligible for benefits.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Unload and load freight off/on trailers
  • Under supervision, perform vehicle inspections required under section 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR)
  • Maintain records in accordance with FMCSR, DOT and company policies
  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports
  • Handle hazardous materials and adhere to company safety policies
  • Maintain contact with service center personnel in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

 

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • To be at least 21 years old
  • To obtain a CDL-A permit by the first day of class
  • To initiate the TSA fingerprint-based background check by completing the fingerprinting process no later than the second week of class
  • A safe driving record and history
  • To pass DOT drug test and have no prior positive tests or refusals; pass a company-paid DOT physical
  • To pass a company-paid post-offer, pre-hire, screen test (physical essential functions); perform essential functions with or without an accommodation
  • To obtain a CDL-A with these endorsements: double/triple trailers, tanker and hazmat by the end of the training program
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends

 

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Forklift experience

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally
  • 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 of time 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 of time 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) up to 11 consecutive hours, in all types of weather, while safely transporting hazardous/non-hazardous materials

 

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

 

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.


 
XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

 

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 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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