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Road Driver

ABF Freight Salt Lake City Full-Time
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Now is your chance to join one of the country's largest and most trusted LTL carriers: ABF Freight is looking for new team members across the country!

ABF Freight, an ArcBest company, is an exceptional company where driven people have rewarding careers. Our pace of expansion means we're looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions. It's more than a job; it's a career.

General Description of Duties:

Road Drivers are responsible for the pickup and delivery of cargo trailers to and from various long distance destinations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coupling and uncoupling trailers from one another and from the tractor, driving for an extended period of time, and performing various tasks ranging from check-in, tractor/trailer inspection, tractor set up and the pickup and delivery of cargo. Actual duties and schedule may vary depending on terminal location.

Qualifications:

* Minimum 21 years of age.
* Have 1 year of verifiable tractor/trailer experience (Candidates with less than 1 year experience may be eligible for training).
* Have a Class-A CDL with doubles/triples, tanker and hazardous materials endorsements.
* Have a good stable work record.
* Have a safe driving record (from MVR and previous employment).
* Be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and meet DOT medical requirements.

Benefits:

* Road Tractors average less than 18 months in age.
* Fully air-conditioned equipment.
* Tractors equipped with power steering.
* Preventive Maintenance Program for all ABF equipment.
* Wages - Teamster Union Scale with over-the-road mileage rate.
* Retirement - Provided through multi-employer pension fund. Excellent pension and health benefits for retirees.
* Life Insurance - Provided through multi-employer sponsored health and welfare fund.
* Sick Pay - 5 days per calendar year.
* Vacation - Up to 5 weeks vacation for 30 years of service.
* 401K - Company sponsored program.
* Medical - Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage with no out-of-pocket premium cost to employees.
* ABF Stock Purchase Plan.

Questions about this position? Email us at Email blocked - click to apply!

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact Email blocked - click to apply or call us at Phone number blocked - click to apply. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability.
 

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ABF Freight System, Inc. concentrates on national and regional transportation of general commodities freight, involving primarily LTL shipments. General commodities include all freight except hazardous waste, dangerous explosives, commodities of exceptionally high value, commodities in bulk and those requiring special equipment. ABF FreightSM's general commodities shipments differ from shipments of bulk raw materials which are commonly transported by railroad, pipeline and water carrier.

From its origin as a small local carrier in 1923, ABF Freight System, Inc. has been transformed into one of North America's largest and most experienced motor carriers with local service centers serving all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Guam and Puerto Rico. Globally, the carrier serves 250 ports in more than 130 countries. ABF is best-in-class for safety, security, technology and freight-handling. InformationWeek, CIO, InfoWorld, and BtoB magazines have cited ABF’s strategic use of information technology as exemplary.

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