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Truck Driver

DC / Truck Driving / Transportation | Mattoon, IL Distribution Cntr | Full Time

Job Description

Class A CDL Drivers Needed!

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Why Drive for RK Transportation?

  • Flexible Home Time - Local and Regional positions available
  • Full Time Drivers 
  • Starts at .47 CPM With Scheduled Pay Increases
  • Up to .03 CPM Safety Bonus
  • Stop Pay, Detention Pay
  • Rural King Shares Program with $300 Match 
  • 401K with Company Match 
  • $1,500 Referral Bonus 
  • 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