Dedicated Team Driver - Home Weekly

Requisition Id:  373173
Business Unit:  LTL

Plainfield, IN, US, 46168

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

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be a member of an existing team. We are only recruiting existing teams, and both team members must apply to this position
  • Able to partner with another driver in a sleeper tractor on extended runs
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have a valid Class A commercial driver’s license
  • Have a working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems
  • Safe driving record and history
  • Hold a valid DOT Medical Certification Card or pass a company-paid DOT physical
  • Available to work away from home in a five-day work week
  • Possess hazardous materials, tank vehicle and doubles/triples endorsements


Preferred qualifications:

  • Team driving or over-the-road experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for effective coordination with dispatchers and team members
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment, demonstrating strong teamwork and cooperation


About the Team Driver job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Weekly pay
  • Mileage pay will be paid at the designated rate of $0.91 per mile, split between each driver ($0.455 per mile) for all tasks related to the completion of the load
  • Hourly pay of $33.07 will be provided for en route waiting times of more than an hour due to traffic, construction or weather-related delays
  • Reimbursement for on-the-road showers
  • Typical schedule is 5 days on, 2 days off
  • Full health insurance benefits available on day one
  • Hourly pay for 6 holidays
  • PTO offered
  • 401k with company match
  • No touch and in-house freight
  • Shops and fueling stations across the network to reduce delays
  • 2023 Freightliner and Kenworth automatic trucks
  • Microwaves and refrigerators in sleeper cabs
  • Tool and repair kit in tractors
  • This is a Motor Carrier Act Exempt position


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Run loads between XPO facilities for pickup and drop off and work with fellow XPO employees
  • Navigate various routes, maintain CMV safety, and ensure compliance with transportation regulations
  • Operate various tractor-trailer combinations over long distances in a typical 5-day work week away from home
  • Operate the vehicle safely within DOT regulations
  • Operate all internal freight transportation work tools and required systems


Team Drivers are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights (frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally greater than 75 lbs.)
  • Safely climb in/out of tractor cab/trailer
  • Sit for extended periods in a truck tractor
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Operate a tractor-trailer combination for up to 11 consecutive hours; in all types of weather, while safely transporting all freight types
  • Properly operate a handheld device


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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