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Regional Truck Drivers-90k-Intermodal-Automatic Trucks-Peoria, IL

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Job Description

Postal (ZIP) Code: 61601
Salary ($): $76,000 - $96,000

We are looking for truck drivers that have a passion for being on the road for regional runs from Peoria, Illinois. We are treating every driver with respect, care, and dignity.

Pay:

  • CPM makes up approx 70% of pay
  • Starting pay: 0.51 CPM, increase of 1 cent per year up to 0.56 CPM – Full years of our tenure honored
  • Stop/exception pay makes up approx 30% of pay –
  • $35 drop/hook (75% of loads are drop/hook)
  • $65 live load/unload (detention still applies) (25% of loads are live load/unload)
  • $15 Detention for 1st hour and $20 every hour after (detention does not start until 1.5 hours has passed)
  • $15/hr rail delay pay (delay pay does not start until 1 hour has passed)
  • $15/hr breakdown pay (from time of breakdown until repair)
  • $15/stop – empty search pay
  • $25 hazmat load
  • $1500 – 1550 weekly avg
  • New drivers typically avg $1,350-$1,450 for first 2-3 months depending on their development and ability
  • $80k yearly avg – TOP earners make $93k+

Other Pay:

  • Training Pay – $150/day (two weeks)
  • Holiday Pay: Eligible after one consecutive year of service.
  • $190/holiday for the 6 major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day & 4th of July).
  • Drivers must be active (not on leave, suspension, terminated)
  • 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 1.5 hours/week (7 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 – 1.5 hours accrued/week = 7 PTO days/year
  • 1+ years – 1.54 hours accrued/week = 10 PTO days/year
  • 6+ years – 2.31 hours accrued/week = 15 PTO days/year
  • 19+ years – 3.08 hours accrued/week = 20 PTO days/year

Time off / Shift:

  • Required Schedules: Drivers may select any two consecutive days off except Saturday and Sunday for their 48 hour home time each week
  • Mon – Fri schedules are only available via a waiting list
  • See Weekend Wrap Position for drivers able to work Thur-Mon or Fri-Tues – 7K Annual increase
  • Will I get home during the week?
  • Not guaranteed – but if you are low on hours near your home, you are welcome to stop there for your 10 hour break
  • Start time: Drivers can select their start time as long as it remains consistent from week to week
  • Freight volume and flexibility allows for drivers interested to work additional days

Position details:

  • Uniform and Hazmat Certification is required within 90 days of hire
  • Hazmat Certification can be reimbursed upon proof/receipts
  • Productivity requirement: 1900 miles/week
  • Exceptional drivers can run as much as 2,800 miles per week with 48 hours off
  • Training: New hires will train for two weeks. Additional training may be added when required
  • New hires will earn $150/day while training
  • Approximately 75% drop/hook and 25% live load/unload
  • 100% of freight is on Intermodal Chassis/Container
  • 5% of freight is Reefer/TCI freight
  • 3 months experience required
  • Must live within 115 miles of 61601 Peoria, Illinois

Truck specifications:

  • Drivers will operate mid-roof conventional tractors. The average age of the fleet is 2.5 years
  • Most Tractors are Automatic Transmission Freightliners.
  • Max speed of trucks is 62 MPH with peddle and 65 MPH on cruise.
  • New hires will be assigned a tractor their final week of training

Operating area:

  • Iowa (70%), Minnesota/Wisconsin (25%), and Southern Illinois (5%)
  • Rails: Mainly Chicago area rails (94%). Occasionally St. Paul (5%) and St. Louis Rails (1%)

We understand that drivers’ life isn’t only on the highway, it’s at home too. We want our drivers to have more time with their families while still earning on the road, to have the best time in both worlds.

Apply now and join our trucking family where successes and careers come together.

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Job Summary

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Peoria, IL, USA Location
Intermodal Freights Truck Driving Jobs Job Type
Full-time Project length
Salary $76k - $96k
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