Class A CDL - Driver Instructor II Road

at Schneider Trucking in West Memphis, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

A Driver Instructor is a driver associate who coaches and mentors driver candidates in the truck driving skills needed to be successful during the in-truck phase (road and range) of the Entry Level Driver Training Program. Driver instructors are safety agents and driver retention ambassadors for the organization. Preparing new drivers for a rewarding career with Schneider is the primary activity of the Driver Instructor's work day.

Eligible CDL Truck Driver Applicants: Experienced Class A CDL holders

Driver Instructor Duties and Responsibilities:

Demonstrate and teach driving skills and techniques in accordance with Schneider Training Academy guidelines and training materials

Train driver candidates until they reach prescribed levels of proficiency in all in-truck and at-truck activities identified in the Entry Level Driver Training Program curriculum at the Schneider Training Academy

Conduct mutual expectation exchanges with driver candidates and provide driver candidates with verbal and written performance feedback along with suggestions for improvement

Provide Training Academy leaders with status updates on driver candidates who are not progressing to prescribed levels of proficiency within established timelines

Incorporate every available training resource (peer instructors Driver Training Leaders Safety Training Managers etc.) to help driver candidates overcome performance shortfalls

Maintain a work area (truck trailer yard and office desk) that is clean serviceable and reflects the professional standards of the Training Academy

Attend team meetings

Successfully complete the annual instructor recertification process

Adhere to Schneider Training Academy and local work area policies

Haul freight as needed

As a representative of the company conduct yourself in a manner that reflects pride and professionalism through high standards and following the dress code including strict adherence to the company's core values of Safety Integrity Respect and Excellence at all times

Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned and the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands

Maintain regular and consistent attendance and timeliness

Exhibit behavior in alignment with our core values at all times

West Memphis Driver Instructor Qualifications:

Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and DOT physical card

Minimum 12 months of Class A driving experience with at least 6 months instructor/trainer experience

Or 5 years of recent Class A driving experience

Live within 60 miles of West Memphis AR

Meet minimum driving qualifications for Schneider's CDL drivers

Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements with minimal logging/hours of service violations

Ability to identify analyze and correct unsafe or aggressive driving habits

Demonstrate a positive professional attitude and the ability and willingness to accept change

Strong leadership qualities

Knowledge of and adherence to policies

More Reasons to Choose Schneider:

Annual profit-sharing bonuses available

Medical dental and vision insurance plus company-paid life insurance

401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid retirement plan

Health Care Spending Account

Resilient values-based culture that drives safety integrity in every action respect and excellence in all we do

Individual development opportunities through company-paid training active leadership involvement and more than 170 online personal development courses

The Schneider Way:

We treat our customers associates shareholders and suppliers with honesty dignity and respect

We are a desirable employer due to our commitment to achieving mutually beneficial lasting relationships

We are a responsible member of the community

Core Values:

Safety first and always

Integrity in every action

Respect for all

Excellence in all that we do

Join one of the top trucking companies in Arkansas. Call 800-447-7433 for more information about becoming a Driver Instructor with Schneider!

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Job Posting: 3104441

Posted On: Oct 24, 2021

Updated On: Nov 22, 2021