Penske Truck Driver - Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher - Black Horse Carriers in Franklin Park, Illinois
Truck Driver - Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher - Black Horse Carriers (Job Number: 2112211 )
We are seeking safe, professional, and experienced drivers who are looking for a company to call home. Penske Logistics recently acquired Black Horse Carriers and together, we bring the best the transportation industry has to offer. As a driver for an industry leader, you’ll enjoy exceptional equipment, technology, safety practices, over-the-road support, and service.
Route/activity: Yard jockeys are responsible for moving trailers on, and around the lot.
Shift: Monday through Friday, with option for OT on Saturdays. First and second shift start times available.
Equipment: Yard tractors, 53' dry van trailers.
Compensation: $20.90 per hour. OT after 8 hours!
Driving your assigned truck safely and responsibly
Following all federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines
Reporting problems with your truck, as well as accidents, traffic violations, and damage before and after route
Acting as the main point of contact with your customer
Loading and unloading, or assisting with loading and unloading your vehicle.
Why Penske is for You:
Ready to put your truck-driving career in high gear? Make the shift and fuel your career as a CDL Class A/Touch Freight Truck Driver for Penske. When you join Penske, you join a team of professional truck drivers committed to delivering products safely and on time. And we’re proud to haul freight for some of the world’s leading brands.
But it’s more than that. It’s about incredible customer service and building relationships with your accounts. When you drive for Penske, you’re representing Penske, but you’re also representing your clients. In fact, you’ll probably be driving their branded trucks and wearing their uniform.
You’ll be on the move with Penske and so will your career. We have tons of training opportunities for you. And with locations across the nation, you can also move to a new city.
Best of all, you’ll be with a stable, nationwide company that is known for having the best equipment, great management, clear communication and a fantastic safety record. We pay every Friday, and for most of our driving positions, you’re home daily. Yes, daily. Are you ready to take it to the next level? Come drive for Penske.
Outstanding company safety record
Career stability and opportunity for growth
Excellent benefits, including Health, Dental and Vision
Lots of time off including paid holidays and vacation
Driver referral bonuses
401k program with company match
Company Paid life insurance and disability insurance
Regular safety training
Driver uniforms, jackets, safety gear, GO bags provided and much MORE!
Current valid CDL Class A license
Currently hold, or ability to obtain, a non-excepted interstate DOT medical card required
1 year of documented tractor-trailer experience in the last 3 years required, or 2 years of documented tractor-trailer experience in the last 5 years
3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations or accidents
Drivers must be registered with FMCSA clearinghouse
Excellent customer service skills
Focused on safety
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.
The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.
Penske Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
Work Locations :
10601 Belmont Avenue
Franklin Park, IL 60131
Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Franklin Park
Job : Driver
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: : PL.Yardman
Req ID: 2112211