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Job Title:

Class A CDL Local Driver

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Des Plaines, Crest Hill


All Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

P&D Drivers are responsible for transporting, loading and unloading freight in a productive, safe and claims-free manner between our Service Centers and our customers.

Additional job duties include:

Perform pre and post trip inspections on the tractor and trailer that is being utilized
Properly document all freight control processes
Read and understand maps, road signs, shipping papers, hazardous materials markings and labeling identifications
Affix correct placards to tractor/trailer when necessary
Maintain cleanliness of company vehicle
Assist customers in preparation of shipping papers
Interact and converse with external/internal customers
Participate in Dayton Freight’s training and improvement programs
Be available for irregular work schedules, alternating work shifts and/or assignments
Adhere to the operational procedures and guidelines contained in the Dayton Freight Driver/Dockworker Manual

Job Requirements:

At least 23 years of age
At least 1 year of commercial driving experience
Valid Class A CDL with Hazardous Materials and Tank Endorsements
Valid DOT Physical/Medical Card
No DUI, Citation/Conviction for Reckless Operation in the past 3 years
Less than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years
Basic math skills
Fluent in English
Able to pass a drug screen


Stable and growing organization
Full-Time pay beginning at $23.25 per hour for Local Drivers
Full-Time pay beginning at $.570 per mile Transportation Drivers
Overtime paid at time and a half after 40 hours
Quick advancement
Quality Hours
Professional, positive and people-centered work environment
Modern facilities
Clean, late model equipment
Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.
Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days

Company Information

Dayton Freight is a recognized leader in regional LTL transportation services and we are truly different from other carriers. It’s apparent in how we treat our customers, and each other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just a number, you are family. We attribute our growth to the dedication of our employees, and the loyalty of our customers and business partners.

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