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Local Truck Drivers- Shuttle-Intermodal-Automatics-Cedar Rapids, IA

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Job Description

Postal (ZIP) Code: 52404
Salary ($): $55,000 - $70,000

We are looking for a dependable and competent professional truck driver for local runs from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. If you want to be backed by a company that appreciates your contributions and cares about you and your family, take a look at what this job opening offers you.

Pay:

  • Hourly: $17.00 starting out
  • Yearly increase of 0.50 up to cap of $19.50/hour
  • (Overtime (X1.5) after 40 hours, Full years of tenure are honored)
  • Average Annual Gross Pay: $69,000            
  • New drivers Average Annual Gross Pay: $62,000
  • Average Weekly Gross Pay: $1,325              
  • New drivers Average Weekly Gross Pay: $1,200.

Other Pay:

  • Training Pay: Will be paid hourly rate for training, including overtime (two weeks)
  • Safety/Attendance Bonus: Up to $1,000/year for accident free drivers with minimal attendance issues
  • Holiday Pay: After 90 days of service we offer Holiday Pay.
  • Drivers must be active (not on leave, suspension, terminated)
  • Rate of holiday pay is the avg of your 52-week pay rate per Holiday for the 6 major Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day & 4th of July).
  • Drivers are not required to work Holidays. Days surrounding holidays are first come first serve.
  • PTO Pay: PTO accrual starts on the first day of employment. Initially, you earn 1.8462 hours/week (12 days off per calendar year).
  • Time off is accrued in real time, you don’t have to wait for your anniversary to take time off.
  • New/rehire – 1.85 hours accrued/week = 12 PTO days/year
  • 1+ years – 2.46 hours accrued/week = 16 PTO days/year
  • 6+ years – 3.23 hours accrued/week = 21 PTO days/year
  • 14+ years – 3.69 hours accrued/week = 24 PTO days/year
  • 20+ years – 4 hours accrued/week – 26 PTO days/year

Schedule:

  • Required Schedules: Thursday – Monday (off Tues/Wed) or Friday-Tuesday (off Wed/Thur)
  • Start time: 1800
  • 60 Hours minimum. Average hours worked is 60 hours/week, some nights may require 13-14 hours.
  • There is no cap on hours/overtime as long as it is productive and DOT Legal.
  • Overtime is paid 1.5X hourly rate after 40 hours.

Position/Freight details:

  • Uniform required
  • Training: New hires will train for two weeks. Additional training may be added when required
  • Drivers will be paid their hourly rate while training, including overtime
  • 100% of freight is on Intermodal Chassis/Container
  • 60% – Shuttle work. Mainly live unloads in the area but other moves will be required as needed
  • 40% – Drop/hook turns from Eastern Iowa to the Chicago rails and back

Truck specifications/parking:

  • Truck Type: Drivers will operate Freightliner Day cabs. Average age of the fleet is 2.5 years
  • Most Tractors are Automatic Transmission but drivers need to be able to operate a Manual Transmission
  • Truck Speed: Max speed of trucks is 62 MPH with peddle and 65 MPH on cruise
  • Truck Assignment: New hires will be assigned to a tractor final week of training
  • Slip seat: Drivers in the 1800 shift will slip seat
  • Drivers will park their tractor/trailer and POV at the terminal each day

Training:

  • Training will be coordinated on orientation day to get you training asap. Training will last 10 full days. Training Pay will be hourly based on the drivers hourly rate.
  • Tractor Assignment: During training, your trainer will take you to your assigned truck to complete an inspection and schedule it to be detailed.

Operating Area:

The fleet will operate in and out of Eastern Iowa and the Chicago land rail yards

Local account means that you will be always near home, and most nights, you will be spending with your family. Get the respect you deserve, all the health insurance, sick time, and overtime.

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

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Job Summary

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Cedar Rapids, IA, USA Location
Intermodal Freights Truck Driving Jobs Job Type
Full-time Project length
Salary $55k - $70k
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