Old Dominion Freight Line

Old Dominion Truck Driver Training Program

Requisition ID
2021-18450
Location
SPL - SOUTH PLAINFIELD - SPL - NJ
Category
Driver
City
Edison
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
State
NJ

Job Description

Join the OD Family Today

 

Old Dominion Freight Line is currently recruiting for our in-house Driver training Program.  During your 280 hour paid training, you will learn and earn your Class A CDL, to become a Local or LineHaul driver along with working on OD’s dock.  With over 85 years in the industry, OD can provide you a stable and rewarding career with highly competitive pay. 

Driver Perks:

  • You will be paid during the 280 hours of training
  • Transportation is classified as an essential industry
  • Local and Line haul drivers are home nightly, 96% of the time.
  • OD covers your training and CDL up front
  • OD awards yearly safety bonuses for qualified drivers
  • Driver referral bonus program

Responsibilities

  • Operate vehicle safely within DOT regulations that govern safe driving, hours of service, inspection, maintenance, and transportation of hazardous materials.
  • Load and unload freight on trailers using a motorized forklift, pallet jack or manually in compliance with state and federal DOT guidelines. Use various loading techniques, such as loading tight or cross loading.
  • Read and interpret shipping labels. Familiarity with, and in some cases ability to complete the various forms utilized in freight movement such as shipping orders, city stripping manifests, freight bills, overage/damage movement reports and exception forms.
  • Hand load, rewrap or stack freight as necessary.
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
  • Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.

Qualifications

  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English. Perform simple mathematical calculations with mental ability to handle receipts, read maps, road signs, maintain logs, etc.
  • Will be able to obtain a valid commercial driver's license with hazmat, doubles and tanker endorsements and have the ability to properly operate hand held mini-computer when required.
  • Upon graduation you will have knowledge of DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, inspection and maintenance, and extended periods, of time.
  • Must meet or exceed the medical standards of the US Department of Transportation along with passing a DOT drug test & alcohol test (if applicable)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

 

As a  member of our Family, you are eligible to receive:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) retirement Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Credit Union, Vacation & Holiday
  • “Birthday Holiday” who doesn’t love some extra attention on their Birthday?
  • PPE Provided to all employees

 

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, and/or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, Vietnam Era and/or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law(s).

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