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Truck Driver Student - External - 1st Shift

Requisition Id:  340623
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Keokuk, IA, US, 52632

 

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, benefits and more.

  • Home daily
  • Pay starts at $19.07/hour
  • 1st ShiftMonday - Friday
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Unload and load freight off/on trailers
  • Perform vehicle inspections, under supervision, as 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 attain a CDL-A permit by the first day of class; attain 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
  • To pass a 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); able to perform essential functions with or without accommodations
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends; also, a designated shift prior to or following a 4-hour unpaid classroom training session

 

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 on a forklift
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

 

Be part of something big.

 

Don’t have your CDL-A yet? Learn more about our Driver School here.

 

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.  
 

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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