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Cottage Grove Terminal

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We are looking for drivers with at least one year of professional driving experience with a Class A CDL in Cottage Grove.  Local and regional runs are offered at this location, bid based on seniority.  Carhaul experience preferred, but not required.   At Jack Cooper Transport, our mission is to lead the vehicle transport services industry by meeting or exceeding our customers’ expectations for timely delivery, damage-free performance and value.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Load, unload & transport vehicles to/from manufacturing plants, rail heads, and dealerships in a safe and timely manner while meeting delivery schedules

  • Inspect vehicles for defects and damages prior to loading

  • Operate electronic log system

  • Comply with DOT rules and regulations and company policies and procedures

PAY

  • Compensation of up to $1.00-$1.59 mileage pay, plus $10,000 bonus (Cottage Grove location only)

  • Pay-out schedule of $10,000 bonus is as follows:

    • $500 - 1st week of training

    • $500 - 2nd week of training

    • $1,000 - after 60 days of actively working

    • $1,000 - after 90 days of actively working

    • $3,000 - after 180 days of actively working

    • $4,000 - after 365 days of actively working​

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 21 years old

  • A minimum of 1 year verifiable tractor/trailer driving experience 

  • Must list all licenses held in the last five years on the employment application.

  • Must possess the skills to drive a vehicle safely and to pass a commercial driver's road test.

  • Applicant must complete applications listing addresses, phone numbers for a previous three- year work history without date gaps including unemployed or self-employed references. If the driver was driving before the last three years, indicate the driving history for the last 10 years.

  • Must pass a DOT physical and drug screen in compliance with Federal Regulations. Driver must comply with the federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing regulations. Must read and speak English sufficiently to converse with the general public

  • Must be familiar with section 395 of FMCSR (Hours of Service)

  • Must meet all requirements within Section 391 of the FMCSR. Section 391 includes but is not limited to:

    •   Motor vehicle record

    •   Background check with previous employer(s)

    •   Road test

    •   Medical

    •   Certification of Violation and Annual Review

    •   Request for information from previous employer on alcohol and controlled substance testing

  • Must be able to withstand prolonged sitting (driving), walking or standing, to reach and work overhead, squat, bend, climb, pull and twist body, push/pull and manual dexterity

  • Ability to work at height

BENEFITS

  • Weekly pay

  • Free medical, dental, vision and life insurance plan for you and your family. 

    • Deductible is $200 per individual and tops out $400 per year for an entire family

  • Corporate Lodging Card

  • Teamster Pension

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid holidays  

  • Paid vacation 

  • Sick Pay

GENERAL INFORMATION​

  • Drive average of 800-1,000 miles per week

  • Deliveries to MN, WI, IA, SD, ND

  • Seniority Dispatch


Please feel free to reach out at your convenience to discuss further if you are interested or submit your application by following the link provided.  Our recruiting team can be reached M-F, between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST at 800-569-5201.  

Have a great day and please, be safe out there. 

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