OTR Student CDL Driver AR - Russellville, AR

at Tyson Foods in Russellville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job Description


If you’re looking for consistent freight and flexible home time, then Tyson Foods just may be the company for you. Our CDL-A drivers are the face of Tyson Foods, a Fortune 100 company, and key contributors to our success. This OTR driver position is responsible for transporting Tyson Foods’ products in a safe, professional and timely manner to our facilities, distribution centers and customers. This position delivers Tyson products to customers across all 48 states. Tyson offers a comprehensive and highly competitive compensation package, benefits, 401K match, and paid holidays.

This student driver position delivers Tyson products to customers with a certified driver trainer. The driver student will get hands-on experience to become a solo driver with Tyson Foods. This position is required to be able to work days and nights.


Driving and operating a tractor trailer combination while monitoring the temperature

of a refrigerated trailer

Ensure that all shipping documentation (i.e., manifest, security seal sheet, bills of

lading, shipping orders or freight bills, etc.) required to move with shipments is

available for inspection and that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipment

when delivered.

Maintain records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations including

driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records, and other records required by

law and the company.

Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures, and comply

with all Federal, State, and local regulations for the safe operation of a commercial

motor vehicle. Safe and Profession representation of the company to the customers

and the public.

Job Requirements

Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License in the state of residence. Age 21 or older Must be a recent graduate of a CDL school, recently released from military active duty with CDL acquired from military, or have less than nine (9) months or more of verifiable OTR Tractor Trailer driving experience within the last 12 months. Must be able to pass a D.O.T. Physical Examination and Drug Screening as outlined in the D.O.T Regulations. Must be able to pass a road Test Must live in defined hiring area Must be willing to park at designated parking area Must be at (12) twelve points or less on the Tyson Driver Evaluations System as pertains to Accidents, incidents and moving violations. Must not have a DUI or DWI conviction in a commercial motor vehicle. Must not have a DUI or DWI conviction in a personal vehicle in the last (8) eight years or more than (1) one in life time. Must not have tested positive D.O.T. Drug or Alcohol test in the past (3) three years. Must meet Tyson Minimum qualification requirement on the PSP report.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: JC201047129

Posted On: Jan 02, 2022

Updated On: Feb 02, 2022