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Driver TrainerHome daily | Portland, OR

Home time:
Daily
Experience:
12 months or greater CDL experience
Job ID:
211619

Act as the subject matter expert in commercial driving by supporting drivers with various training needs and evaluating essential skills as a Driver Trainer. Enjoy preparing new drivers for a rewarding career with Schneider.

Portland Driver Trainer job overview

  • Accountable for administering hands-on training based on individual driver needs, in accordance with curriculum developed by the curriculum design team.
  • These trainings include but not limited to: performance enhancement training, preliminary skills behavior assessment, experienced enhancement module, annual evaluations, safetrac, return to work, hazmat, logging, road testing, etc.
  • Partner with Safety and Training Leadership and Operations to help resolve problems or issues identified during training, then make recommendations on next steps.
  • Maintain and update training records to ensure compliance.
  • Identify, correct and report any unsafe act conducted by a Schneider associate.
  • Support Operations in other capacities to include repositioning equipment, hauling freight and performing truck inspections.
  • Be a resource for professional driver associates on a variety of questions related to driving.
  • Assist in the transfer of personal belongings, turn-in of equipment and execution of administrative details needed for driver out processing.
  • Help new driver associates adapt to the lifestyle of an over-the-road driver.
  • Haul freight regularly.
  • Represent Schneider and self in a manner that reflects pride and professionalism through following the dress code and by strict adherence to the organizations core values of Safety, Integrity, Respect and Excellence.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, and the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.
  • *Based on CDL driver experience, performance and location

Portland Driver Trainer qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and DOT physical card.
  • Minimum 12 months of Class A driving experience and six months of verifiable instructor/training experience or minimum five years of recent Class A driving experience.
  • Have a knowledge of and adherence to policies.
  • Live within 40 miles of Portland, OR.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements with minimal logging or Hours of Service violations.
  • Ability to identify, 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 Driver Trainer 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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