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Truck Driver Student Bonus

Requisition Id:  235703
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Fort Dodge, IA, US, 50501

 

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 $18.33

 

  • 1st Shift 7:30am - 4:00pm
  • $4000 in bonuses available

 

The Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Driver Sales Representative (DSR) Student Program is an intensive program consisting of classroom education and hands-on driving experience. As a DSR Student, you will work as a part-time dockworker for up to 30 days prior to the start of the 9 to 12-week classroom training. During the training program, you will continue to work a designated shift prior to or following the 4-hour unpaid classroom training session. 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.

 

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.

 

Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $1000 sign-on bonus, subject to repayment if the employee voluntarily terminates their employment with XPO Logistics within the first 6 months. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. Current XPO employees are not eligible for sign-on bonuses.

 

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: Fort Dodge
Nearest Secondary Market: Ames

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