LTS Freight Driver Natalia, TX - Sleeper Truck

Location: 

Natalia, TX, US, 78059

Req ID: 439595

 

**********$2,500 Sign-On Bonus**********

COMPENSATION OVERVIEW

  • Drivers are paid $30 per hour
  • Overtime pay starting at 40 hours worked per week
  • $50 food per diem per each day worked
  • Drivers are eligible for monthly and annual bonuses
  • ***First half of sign-on bonus of $2,500 to be paid out at 90 days; second half to be paid out at 180 days of active employment

 

BENEFITS OVERVIEW:

Drivers are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental & vision plans effective the 1st of the month following the first 30 days of employment
  • Time off including vacation, personal and paid holidays
  • 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contributions
  • Company paid short term disability, long term disability, life and accidental disability/death Insurance
  • Voluntary accident insurance, supplemental & family life insurance & telemedicine
  • Company provided uniforms along with a steel toed boot reimbursement

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Drives company trucks to destinations to deliver, unload and load commercial truck tires and different types of freight.
  • Have knowledge and comply with, all applicable federal, state, local and company rules and regulations that are in accordance with the accepted principals of the safe operation of a commercial delivery trucks.
  • Have knowledge and comply with, the proper methods of loading and unloading for the various cargos to be transported.
  • Report to logistics at the specified time and maintain contact with logistics as required.
  • Complete driver daily logs and all necessary delivery tickets, trip reports, damage reports, and other paperwork required by company, to be turned in as instructed.
  • Follow company guidelines in regards to acceptable conduct when dealing with customers, fellow employees, and the motoring public.
  • Comply with all company safety & performance standards.
  • Represent the Company to our customers, the public and the trucking industry in a professional manner at all times.
  • Maintain records for compliance with state and federal regulations, including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records.
  • Follow and comply with Company’s “Code of Conduct” program.
  • Report all accidents immediately involving driver and/or company equipment, regardless of the damage to manager.
  • Maintain personal grooming and company uniform standards.
  • Maintain company attendance standards.
  • Perform duties within Distribution Center, including but not limited to, loading and unloading trailers, pulling orders, cleaning, etc. when not assigned to a scheduled delivery route and not having worked minimum guaranteed work hours.
  • Keep exterior and interior of truck and trailer clean and orderly at all times to ensure positive Company brand representation
  • Other duties as necessary.

 

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Each driver must have a Commercial Driver’s License and other appropriate endorsements and state requirements to be carried in truck cab while driver is in service.
  • Each driver must qualify physically, and obtain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate, under the requirements of 49 CFR, Section 391 43-49 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

 

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

  • 1-2 years of verifiable over-the-road driving experience or
  • 1 year from an accredited driving school combined with 1 year of tractor trailer experience
  • Knowledge of all applicable DOT and Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Be able to work any shift on any day(s), including layovers.
  • Ability to hook, unhook and backup trailers when required.
  • The ability to drive for up to 11 hours and work a total of 14 hours, while sitting for extended periods of time in a truck tractor.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and meet the qualifications in 49 CFR Section 391.11(b)(1) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Ability to lift up to 120 lbs.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language, in accordance with 49CFR Section 391.11(b)(2) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • The ability to walk, bend, reach, push, stoop, squat, and climb, as necessary, to perform vehicle inspections required under 49 CFR Sections 396.11-15 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
  • Requires normal range of hearing, vision and smell.
  • Subject to cold and hot temperatures.

 

BACKGROUND CHECKS:  All offers of employment may be conditioned on receipt of a background check report and/or drug screen that is acceptable to Love’s.

Love’s has been fueling customers’ journeys since 1964. Innovation and perseverance continue to lead the way for the family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Oklahoma City with more than 40,000 team members in North America and Europe. The company’s core business is travel stops and convenience stores with more than 630 locations in 42 states. Love’s continues its commitment to offer products and services that provide value for professional drivers, fleets, four-wheel customers, RVers, alternative fuel and wholesale fuel customers. Giving back to communities Love’s serves and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace are hallmarks of the company’s award-winning culture.

The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets.
  • Speedco and Love’s Truck Care, the largest oil change and preventive maintenance and total truck care network.
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader.
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert.
  • TVC Pro-driver, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) protection subscription service.

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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