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Class A Truck Drivers Needed

DC / Truck Driving / Transportation | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Driver

Reports To: Transportation Coordinator 

Job Location: Mattoon 

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Rural King Transportation is hiring out of their Mattoon, IL and Waverly, OH terminals.

Why Drive for RK Transportation?

Flexible Home Time -  Regional positions available
Full Time Drivers
Starts at .47 CPM With Scheduled Pay Increases
Up to .03 CPM Safety Bonus
Stop Pay, Detention Pay
401K with Company Match
Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and Accident Insurance Options
Paid Vacation and Holidays
No Touch Freight
Paid Orientation and Training
Well maintained and safe equipment
Direct Deposit
Other great benefits such as YMCA discounts and STAR bonus program

About Us: RK Transportation is a private carrier, hauling a variety of goods for Rural King Farm & Home Store. We are located in Mattoon, IL and have been operating since 1960. With a strong growth plan we are continuing to grow and add qualified experienced professional drivers. We have terminals in Mattoon, IL and Waverly, OH with local and regional opportunities available.

Job Description:

Operates equipment in accordance with DOT regulations and follows company procedures and policies, while adhering to all state, federal and local laws.
On time delivery and the ability to manage routes and routines so they proceed in the most efficient way possible.
Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections on tractors and trailers and report defects found to maintenance personnel and other mechanical failures immediately.
Communicates delivery specific information to transportation personnel to aid in territory planning and route maintenance
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving professionally, serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public
Find ways to conserve resources, including fuel to benefit the business
Other duties may be requested by management


Qualifications Requirements:

Must be at least 21 years of age
Minimum of 1-year tractor trailer experience
Valid CDL-A with current state of residence on license
No moving violations within the last 2 years or reckless/careless driving violation within the last 3 years
No speeding violations at or above 15 MPH over the posted speed limit in the last 5 years
No revocation or suspensions related to moving violations, DUI/DWI, or felony convictions within the last 3 years
No DOT record-able or preventable accidents of any kind within the last 3 years
Must list 10 years of employment history, if applicable, on application
Must be able to work independently and manage time effectively
Must be able to obtain hazmat and tanker endorsement within 3 months of date of hire