Trucker Job USA

Regional Truck Drivers-Intermodal-80k-Automatics-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 regional route to join our growing team. We are treating every driver with respect, dignity, and care. We are continuing to expand opportunities in matching a lifestyle benefiting you with matching your needs as a professional driver.


  • $10,000 sign-on bonus for a limited time!
  • CPM pay makes up approximately 70% of pay –
  • Starts at 0.51cpm – Full years
  • Yearly increase of 1 cent up to 0.56 CPM
  • Stop/Exception pay makes up approximately 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 (after the first assigned location)
  • $25 per hazmat load
  • $75 per day layover pay
  • $1500 – $1550 weekly avg.
  • New drivers typically avg $1,350-$1,450 for first 2-3 months depending on their development and ability
  • $80,000 yearly avg – TOP earners make $95,000

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

Shift / Time Off:

  • Required SCH: 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 Wknd Wrap Position for drivers able to work Thur-Mon or Fri-Tues – 7K Annual increase
  • Drivers can select their start time as long as it remains consistent from week to week
  • NOT guaranteed – However, if you are low on hours near your home, you are welcome to stop there for your 10 hour break
  • Freight volume and flexibility allows for drivers interested to work additional days

Position/Freight details:

  • Uniform and Hazmat Certification is required within 90 days of hire
  • Hazmat can be reimbursed upon proof/receipts
  • Production requirement: 1900 miles/week
  • Exceptional drivers can run as much as 2,800 MPW with 48 hours off
  • Approximately 75% drop/hook and 25% live load/unload
  • 100% of freight is on Intermodal Chassis/Container
  • Riders allowed after 90 days of employment if safety and production standards are met
  • Must live within 50 miles of 60632 Chicago, IL

Truck specifications/Parking:

  • PARKING: Drivers living within 30 miles of a terminal will need to park the truck at the terminal for their home time.
  • Outside of that drivers can park at/near home but need a safe/legal place to park the tractor/trailer.
  • 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 a cruise.
  • New hires will be assigned a tractor their final week of training

Operating area:

  • Wisconsin (60%), Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois (35%), and other states surrounding Illinois (5%)
  • Rails: Mainly Chicago area rails (94%). Occasionally St. Paul (5%) and St. Louis Rails (1%)

-Advancement opportunities –We provide all the health insurance eligibility, trucks with newer equipment, sick time, and overtime. We promote within and have created a great working environment. The route is regional so you can be home weekly. Must be polite and professional, customer satisfaction is a must. If you want to be backed up by a company that cares about your well-being this position of Regional Truck Driver might be perfect for you.


Job Summary

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

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