• Driver - Class A - CDL

    Location(s) USA-VA-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-5149
    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Driver
  • Overview

    This is NOT an OTR job, so yes, you can more spend time with family and friends! This is also NOT your average job. This is a chance to make a difference and be a part of a Team where you will do things you never dreamed possible! 

     

    We are looking for a Class A Driver whose primary responsibility is to safely and efficiently transport coal & waste coal from various waste coal Sites to blend yard & blend yard to power plant.

    Ready to get started? Apply TODAY! 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • The Class A CDL Driver will safely transport coal & waste coal in tractor-trailer units with GVW of 110,000 lbs
    • Inspect Tractor-Trailer Unit for DOT, MSHA & any Safety defects, report to maintenance personnel for repair
    • Assist the operation with other tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations 
    • Take an active role in our safety program including attendance to all safety meetings and ensure safe behaviors of self and others 
    • Drivers report directly to the Operations Manager 
    • On occasion they may be asked to assist another operation on a temporary basis 
    • They may also have the opportunity to participate in the Safety Specialist program; this would possibly require travel to other locations

    Qualifications

    • Class A CDL is required & any other State qualifications
    • Experience driving in the snow and ice a must 
    • Willingness to work days or nights and willing to work weekends 
    • The Class A CDL Driver must be Drug Free and able to pass a criminal background test; also should have a nearly spotless MVR 
    • A solid and stable work history, please include a 10 year work history on the application 
    • Understand best practices of maintaining and safely operating tractor trailers 
    • Safety conscious and understand safe work practices for operating in different environments: mountainous roads, in-plant facilities, etc
    • Willingness to learn and participate in an employee based safety program and willing to contribute to Savage's culture of Safety 
    • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English 
    • Can successfully pass Savage's road test, which will include a proper pre and post trip inspection of the vehicles 
    • Must show a basic knowledge of DOT regulations as determined in interviews and be willing and able to work within the hours of service regulations 

     

    Education/Experience

    • High School Diploma / GED

    Physical Requirements

    • Will frequently need to climb in and out of the truck as well as up and down ladders 
    • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crawl

     

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

     

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

     

    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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