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Tanker Driver InstructorHome daily | Coraopolis, PA

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12 months or greater CDL experience
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Coach and mentor truck driver candidates during the in-truck phase of the Entry Level Driver Training Program as a Tanker Driver Instructor. Enjoy daily home time as you work out of the Coraopolis facility.

Coraopolis Tanker Driver Instructor job overview

  • Competitive starting annual salary*.
  • Demonstrate and teach driving skills and techniques that align with Schneider Training Academy guidelines and training materials.
  • Train driver candidates until they reach expected levels of ability in all in-truck and at-truck activities found in the Entry Level Driver Training Program curriculum.
  • Clearly explain expectations and provide driver candidates with verbal and written performance feedback along with suggestions for improvement.
  • Provide Training Academy leaders with status updates on driver candidates who are not progressing to expected levels of ability within set timelines.
  • Use every available training resource (peer instructors, Driver Training leaders, Safety Training Managers, etc.) to help driver candidates improve their abilities as drivers.
  • Maintain a work area (truck, trailer, yard and office desk) that is clean, serviceable and reflects the professional standards of the Training Academy.
  • Successfully complete the annual instructor recertification process.
  • Haul freight as needed.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and timeliness, including team meetings.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior that aligns with Schneider core values, high standards and dress code.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, and the scope of the job may change as needed by business demands.
  • *Based on CDL driver experience, performance and location

Coraopolis Tanker Driver Instructor qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and DOT physical card.
  • Minimum 12 months of Class A driving experience.
  • Previous verifiable instructor/training experience preferred.
  • Meet minimum driving qualifications for Schneider’s CDL drivers and follow and have a knowledge of policies.
  • Live within 50 miles of Coraopolis, PA.
  • Tanker endorsement required at time of hire.
  • HazMat endorsement required after starting - Schneider's self-paced online certification training will help you secure it.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements with minimal logging or Hours of Service violations.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze and correct unsafe or aggressive driving habits.
  • Demonstrate a positive, professional attitude and the ability and willingness to accept change.
  • Strong leadership qualities.

Additional Tanker Driver Instructor job benefits

  • Annual profit-sharing bonuses available.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, plus flexible spending options and company-paid life insurance.
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid retirement plan.
  • Unlimited referral bonus potential.
  • Credit for Military Experience and Military Apprenticeship programs, plus more military benefits.
  • Leading equipment and technology specs designed for driver comfort.
  • Many more - see full driver benefit package.

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