Penske has new Local and Regional driver positions based out of Louisville, KY supporting regional customers as well as Dedicated Switcher positions. You will enjoy top-of-the-line equipment that is expertly maintained with 24/7 support. We offer excellent pay and a state-of-the-art benefits package which includes medical & dental, paid time off, retirement benefit, training, tuition reimbursement considerable associate discount services and unlimited career opportunities.
You will be part of a fleet supporting multiple customers within the region. Routes will include daily round-trip shuttles between the Ford warehouse and local plants as well as regional routes supporting both Ford and other customers/suppliers as necessary. Potential for OTR routes as well with guaranteed home time on weekends.
The primary work assignment is no touch freight but there will be additional work activities that could consist of touch freight. Drivers will be dispatched with shuttle loads Sunday through Saturday with regional and OTR routes dispatching Monday through Friday. All drivers will be home daily and/or weekly.
- Late Model Equipment
- $55 to $70K annual W2 potential
Regional OTR / Home Weekly Louisville Domicile.
$.49 cents per mile - $10.00 a stop - $7 for pre & post trip inspection; or
*Wages will be paid at whichever rate is greatest
*Overtime paid after 40 hours
Dedicated Switcher Positions
$21/hour - Overtime paid after 40 hours
Paid Time Off:
-Vacation - 10 paid days (90 hours) after 12 months of employment, opportunity to borrow up to 5 days (45 hours) after 6 months of employment. Additional days available after 5 years.
-Safety Days- Opportunity to earn up to 4 additional paid days per year by having zero preventable accidents or injuries. Days are awarded quarterly.
-Paid Holidays - After 90 working day probationary period, eligible for nine (9) paid holidays annually (New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day); please note that there are times we may have to work the holiday to support our customer's operating requirement, those hours will be paid at a Double Time rate for hourly positions.
-Safe and responsible operation of assigned equipment.
-Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines.
-Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage before and after route.
-Primary interface with the customer at point of delivery.
-At least 23 years of age
-CDL Class A license required
-2 years of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience in the last 5 years
-3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations/accidents
-Reliable and customer oriented
-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.
-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 legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.
Penske 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.