Road Driver, Full-time

IL, SAUK VILLAGE - CHICAGO

Position Description

Now is your chance to join one of the country's largest and most trusted LTL carriers: ABF Freight is looking for new team members across the country!

ABF Freight®, an ArcBest® company, is an exceptional company where driven people have rewarding careers. Our pace of expansion means we're looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions.

It's more than a job; it's a career.

Road Drivers are responsible for the pickup and delivery of cargo trailers to and from various long-distance destinations.


General Description of Duties:

  • Coupling and uncoupling trailers from one another and from the tractor.
  • Driving for an extended period of time.
  • Performing various tasks ranging from check-in, tractor/trailer inspection, tractor set up and the pickup and delivery of cargo.
  • Actual duties and schedule may vary depending on terminal location.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Have 1 year of verifiable tractor/trailer experience (Candidates with less than 1-year experience may be eligible for training).
  • Have a Class-A CDL with doubles/triples, tanker and hazardous materials endorsements and no automatic restriction.
  • Have a good stable work record.
  • Have a safe driving record (from MVR and previous employment).
  • Be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and meet DOT medical requirements.


Benefits:

  • Road Tractors average less than 18 months in age.
  • Fully air-conditioned equipment.
  • Tractors equipped with power steering.
  • Preventive Maintenance Program for all ABF equipment.
  • Wages - Teamster Union Scale with over-the-road mileage rate.
  • Retirement - Provided through multi-employer pension fund.
  • Excellent pension and health benefits for retirees.
  • Life Insurance - Provided through multi-employer sponsored health and welfare fund.
  • Sick Pay - 5 days per calendar year.
  • Vacation - Up to 6 weeks? vacation for 30 years of service.
  • 401K - Company sponsored program.
  • Medical - Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage with no out-of-pocket premium cost to employees.

Questions about this position? Email us at careers@abf.com!

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquires to accommodation@arcb.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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