Class A Tanker Truck Driver Job in Odessa, TX

Saia

Company Website

http://www.saia.com

Job Type

Full Time

Location

Odessa, TX

Address

Odessa, TX 79762

Description :

Class A Tanker Truck Driver Job – Odessa, Texas

We have immediate opportunities for experienced Local City Drivers. 

Salary/Pay Rate: $18.07 – $20.57 per hour.

$2000 Sign On Bonus PLUS Pay for Experience up to one year.

Responsibilities Include: Local City Drivers operate various tractor-trailer combinations between company terminals and customer facilities or work sites within the terminal’s geographic service area. They sort, handle, load, and/or unload freight at various companies and customer locations. May work on dock as needed.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

• Possess class A CDL with doubles/triples and either hazmat or tankers endorsements

• Minimum 12 months of tractor trailer driving experience

• Must have recent tractor trailer driving experience within the past 24 months

• Multi-stop, local pick-up and delivery experience

• Good safety record

• Knowledge of local geographical delivery area

• Experience backing and maneuvering tractor-trailers safely into tight areas

• Experience with hooking/unhooking trailers from tractor itself and the pushing, pulling, placing, lifting and attaching or detaching of various types of converter gear when necessary

• Knowledge of safe lifting technique to load and unload cargo, including heavy, bulky and or cumbersome freight

• Ability to secure or re-secure cargo by blocking, bracing, using dunnage and other methods

• Experience operating forklifts, hand trucks, pallet jacks, to move, load, arrange, rearrange and unload freight

• Ability to understand and carry out instructions given orally or in writing, including those on manifests and other shipping documents

• Ability to perform work required in a timely manner and maintain adequate production in order to meet service schedules and customer commitments

• Ability to handle the customers’ freight safely and efficiently, and communicating tactfully and diplomatically with those individuals with whom the employee will be in contact as a company representative

• Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations

• Computer literate (Word, Excel, Email)

• Possess excellent customer service relations

Saia offers Local City Drivers:

• Normally scheduled to work Monday to Friday

• Paid New Hire Training:  new drivers attend orientation and 5 days of training with a Driver Trainer

• Hazmat handling and forklift training

• Smith System training

Saia offers an excellent benefits package that you can afford!

• Health Insurance – Medical/Rx/Vision/EAP with LOW COST employee contributions

• Employee Only:  $12.00/week

• Employee +1 Dependent:  $25.50/week

• Family:  $37.50/week

Employees with 10 or more years of service do not pay Employee Contributions!!

Other Great Benefits Include:

• Optional Dental Insurance

• Free Health Insurance after 10 years of service (no employee contributions)!!

• Free Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance

• Free Short-term disability

• Optional Long-term disability coverage

• Other optional benefits such as supplemental life insurance, supplemental accidental death & dismemberment, critical illness insurance

• 401(k) plan with 25% match and immediate vesting

• Paid Vacation days, holidays and Personal/Sick Day

• Direct Payroll Deposit

• Paid weekly

• Employee Stock Purchase plan

• Credit Union

• Scholarship program

• Employee recognition programs

• Safety Awards program

Odessa, Texas Class A Tanker Truck Driving Job

Saia Class A Tanker Truck Driver Job Odessa, TX

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