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CDL Driver - Trainee - Northern Lights Expedite Inc.

Company: Amazon Freight Partner
Location: Detroit
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Driver Trainee Program (Class A CDL) for Amazon Freight Partner Post training completion Compensation: $24 Hourly take-home pay + benefits Sign-On Bonus: 0 Consistent Weekly Schedule: Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO Location: Belleville, MI. Northern Lights Expedite is hiring CDL Driver Trainees to support the Amazon Freight Partner program. We have partnered with 160Driving Academy to offer excellent entry-level Commercial Driver's License A training (CDL-A) and competitive starting pay! We'll help you get your CDL-A and transition both professionally and financially into your new career. Academy classes meet 8-hours a day, 5-days a week for 6 weeks for CDL-A training (160 hours) and Finishing training (60 hours). You will receive a pay of $14 per hour during the training period. The 160 Driving Academy (DA) teaches students skills to be the one of the safest drivers on the road. Their instructors, many with a million miles or more of safe driving experience, actively engage all students in the classroom, practice yard, and on the road. When you join Northern Lights Expedite for this CDL-A training program, you attend a Best in Class Truck Driving Academy and enter a fulfilling, dynamic occupation. We are a local small business with the benefits of a large company. We haul for Amazon and make on-the-spot offers contingent on meeting eligibility and background check requirements. Once you receive your Class A CDL and Finishing training, your pay will increase significantly to a qualified driver's pay. Once you successfully complete the 160 Driving Academy, you will be trained at your home terminal for another 2-4 weeks. Once you are signed off to drive solo, you can move into a driver position. Key job responsibilities:

  • Haul loads (primarily no touch freight) using state of the art equipment and technology
  • Drive local and regional routes that have you home after every shift
  • Work a minimum of 39 hours per week (3 shifts of 13 hours each) with opportunities for additional shifts and overtime
  • Exceed customer expectations and deliver packages on time and at the right place Why you'll want to work for
    • Earn More: We offer competitive pay starting at $24 per hour. Our drivers average $50000-$65000 take home pay every year.
    • Consistent Work: You will work a minimum of 3 shifts of 13 hours every week with consistent work all year and have opportunities for additional shifts and overtime.
    • Compelling Benefits: We offer W2 employment with paid time off, health and dental insurance, and 401(k). Basic qualifications:
      • Be 21 years of age or older
      • Must pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical
      • Able to speak, read, and write in English
      • Must satisfy Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) requirements imposed by the DOT
      • Must have a positive Drive-A-Check (DAC) Report
      • Pass a DOT-required drug screen
      • Able to learn and use hand held technology devices
      • Be able to learn and use smart phone applications such as GPS Preferred qualifications:
        • 1 + years of experience using hand held technology devices
        • 1 + years of experience using smart phone applications such as GPS
        • High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Contact: Tim, 470-613-1657 or You will not be employed by Amazon, instead, you will be working directly for a local transportation company that partners with Amazon. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, national origin, race, color, disability, religious beliefs, sex (including sexual orientation) or genetic information (including family medical history). Trainee

Keywords: Amazon Freight Partner, Detroit , CDL Driver - Trainee - Northern Lights Expedite Inc., Professions , Detroit, Michigan

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