Trucker Job USA

Local Truck Drivers-Intermodal-80k-Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Postal (ZIP) Code: 60632
Salary ($): $76,000 - $96,000

We are looking for truck drivers for a local route from Chicago, Illinois. If you are looking for a long term career, this job might be just perfect for you. Join us and make better use of your time with our technology.


  • 0.40 CPM (regardless of experience) 
  • Increase 1 cent yearly up to a max pay of 0.53 CPM.
  • All Hub miles paid equal loaded/empty
  • $65 for live load by customer.
  • $41 for drop & hook at CUSTOMER regardless of pickup or delivery.
  • $15 per hour of rail delay (after 1 hour wait).
  • $15 for detention pay (after 1.5-hour wait). second paid hour of detention pays @ $20 per hour
  • Detention starts after 1 hour on drop and hooks  
  • Detention starts after 1.5 hours for live loads 
  • $22 for training as needed.
  • $1,346 weekly avg – based on our minimum of 50 hours per week expected
  • $70,000 yearly avg
  • Drivers have the POTENTIAL to earn $80k+ on their W2
  • Ramp specific training after orientation:  $125 per day. Training will consist of one week with a certified trainer.
  • $5,000 bonus

Time Off/Shift:

  • Mon – Fri
  • 1200 – 1300 start
  • Minimum of 50 hours per week expected

Position details:

  • Automatic restriction CDL is permitted
  • Driver will report to Chicago terminal daily for dispatch and truck assignment.
  • They will Primarily be assigned loads to shuttle between BNSF, NS and CSX rail ramps. But we do service other ramps as well.
  • 50 % drop and hook.
  • Besides moving containers between ramps, they will run a 200 or so mile radius of Chicago –  as far N as Milwaukee and SW WI area, and up to Indianapolis and Grand Rapids) Fair mix of long haul one day, and shorter local mileage the next. All run in a day cab and return to the terminal at the end of their shift.
  • There are some Local runs available where drivers run to Indianapolis and back every day & then fill in with local work

Special requirements:

  • Prefer local Chicago rail experience but not required.
  • Hazmat required within 60 days of being hired – cost will be reimbursed.
  • 3 months experience required
  • Must live within 45 miles of 60632 Chicago, IL

PTO & Holiday Pay:

  • Drivers get 18 paid days off (12 PTO days and 6 holidays at a rate of $15 per hr for 8 hrs = $120)
  • After 1st year – 5 years, drivers get 22 paid days off (16 PTO days 6 holidays at a rate of their 52 week $/hour work average)
  • 6 – 13 years, drivers get 27 paid days off (21 PTO days 6 holidays)
  • 14 – 18 years, drivers get 30 days (24 PTO days 6 holidays)
  • 19+ years, drivers get 32 days (26 PTO days 6 holidays)

Additional information:

  • Truck needs to remain at the yard during time off.
  • Passengers are not permitted.
  • Drivers WILL slip seat
  • Hourly PAY Equivalent – ****Only use this to diffuse an hourly pay conversation****.   We pay activity-based pay, which is a GREATER benefit for our drivers than hourly pay.  The Hourly benefit is calculated and presented for comparison and reference ONLY.  Hourly equivalent = $24.64

Operating Area:

With this local intermodal job, drivers operate within 200 miles of Chicago.

-Advancement opportunities – Our company recognizes the quality of people and that makes our successes possible. We work in a culture focused on innovation, customer satisfaction, and safety.

A one-minute application is between you and your ideal job. Ready to become a part of our success stories?


Job Summary

Chikago, IL, USA Location
Dry Van / Box Truck Truck Driver Jobs Job Type
Full-time Project length
Salary $76k - $96k
Trucker Job USA

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