Truck Driver Trainee - Clearfield, PA
Con-way 531 reviews - Woodland, PA

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Job Summary:
At Con-way Freight, our driver position involves more than driving behind the wheel of a state of the art commercial truck. Our drivers deliver freight to our service centers and customer's businesses safely, efficiently and free from damage, they are also involved in unloading and distributing the freight at their destination. A Con-way driver is a key part of our customer service team as they frequently interface with customers, building relationships and driving future business. If you would like to help drive our business while driving our trucks, Con-way could be a great fit for you.

The Driver Sales Representative Trainee (DSR Trainee) program is an intensive four week training course consisting of classroom education and hands on driving experience. This program is designed for the Truck Driver that recently graduated from a truck driving school, has less than 12 months of entry level driving experience, and has a Class A CDL. As part of the DSR Trainee program, you will gain hands on experience working on a freight dock. Upon successful completion of the program, the DSR Trainee may be eligible for an available Driver/Sales Representative position.

Description of Essential Job Functions:
Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends.

Unload & load freight off/on trailers; lift freight & other objects of various shapes, sizes & weights (up to 50 lbs frequently & greater than 75 lbs occasionally); safely operate heavy equipment; move & position a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs; safely climb in and out of a tractor cab & trailer; sit for extended periods of time in a truck tractor and/or forklift; safely walk & stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery; when required and under supervision, safely operate a tractor/trailer combination, in all types of weather, while safely transporting hazardous/non-hazardous materials; and safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat & kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.

Under supervision, safely operate tractor-trailer combination, including doubles (and triples, where applicable) and perform vehicle inspections required under section 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations.

Maintain a current Class A CDL with Doubles/Triples endorsements

Provide proof of valid Hazardous Materials endorsement or proof of application for a Hazardous Materials endorsement

Maintain records in accordance with







FMCSR), Department of Transportation (DOT), and company policies as required.

Verify and complete required documentation and reports.

Ability to handle hazardous materials.

Adhere to company safety policies.

Frequent contact with service center personnel in a fast-paced and deadline oriented environment.

Safely work in adverse weather conditions.

Prompt daily attendance at assigned work location.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Compensation & Benefits:
Pay starts at $19.22 per hour and may also include the opportunity for overtime and an annual company bonus. Benefit plans are based on length of employment, beginning with 401k eligibility and expanding up to full medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance and disability. Con-way Freight is a great opportunity for a challenging career with tremendous growth potential and the flexibility to be home every day.

Skills & Experience:
Truck driving school graduate with valid Class A CDL

Less than 12 months of entry level driving experience.

Proof of Hazardous Materials endorsement or proof of application required; must be obtained in full within 90 days of employment.

Doubles/Triples endorsement required; must be obtained in full within 90 days of employment.

Must be 21 years age or older.

Safe driving record and history.

Pass DOT drug test and have no prior positive tests or refusals.

Pass company paid DOT physical.

Must be able to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation(s).

Pass a company paid Post Offer Pre-Hire Screen (physical essential functions) test.

Forklift experience preferred.

Company Overview:
Con-way Freight is the premier provider of reliable, regional, inter-regional and nationwide LTL service to customers large and small across our integrated, single North American network of LTL operating locations.

Recently, Fortune Magazine named Con-way the "Most Admired Company" in the transportation and logistics industry. At Con-way, you will work alongside a top caliber management team that not only understands the transportation industry, but the importance of utilizing and developing top talent. If you are looking to build a solid and long-lasting career where you will be recognized and rewarded for your hard work, look to Con-way. Apply today and find out why thousands of people have made Con-way their employer of choice!

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer M/F/D/V



Primary Location

United States-Pennsylvania-Woodland

About this company
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Con-way Inc. is a freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Con-way delivers industry-leading...