Truck Driver (CDL-A)

Joliet, IL, USA Req #1226
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Local Driving - Home Nightly!  Sign on Bonus!

CMI Logistics LLC, a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation and the leading intermodal distribution company in the metals industry, is hiring qualified drivers.  All drivers are home each night and new drivers qualify for a $1,500 sign on bonus!

Summary / Primary Role

The CDL Truck Driver will safely operate a tractor-trailer (s) within the guidelines of the Department of Transportation and company policy to secure and transport consumer products timely and damage free.


Essential Functions:

·        Maintain daily contact with operations to receive daily dispatches from the Shipping/Receiving Office.

·        Complete safety inspection record; inspect equipment and accessories to ensure safe operating condition.  Turn in at the end of the day.

·        Perform miscellaneous maintenance such as daily checking oil, water, gasoline, tires, lights, etc.

·        Report any equipment problems to dispatch and maintenance.

·       Maintain company assigned tractor/truck, chassis’ and flatbed in accordance with all DOT rules and regulations.

·        Maintain equipment that is retrieved to pass safety checks.

·        Ensure proper securing of all previously loaded containers on chassis’.

·        Responsible for completing company loading ticket and transfer to proper location.

·        Verify that all paperwork matches the material that is loaded for shipment.

·        Ensure that all loaded containers are secured for transport to the rail.

·        Shuttle driver to fill out LRP tickets to ensure LRP number is correct and moving in the correct direction.

·        Transport product by tractor-trailer between two or more points of origin and
  destination, interstate and intrastate, observing and obeying all traffic
  laws and safety regulations.

·        Review all load assignment details and required paperwork to ensure permits and licenses are in the tractor and are in compliance with federal, state and
 local laws.

·        Review the load assignment pick-up and delivery dates and travel time against the log book to ensure adequate hours of service are available for timely

·         Ensure load is properly secured according to federal, state regulations and Company policy.

·        While loaded with product, inspect product for damage and confirm securement.

·        Immediately report any product damage or securement issues to appropriate departments.

·        Document any damages to retrieved containers on the rail J-1 form

·        Immediately report any delay in transit to pick-up or delivery locations to dispatch.

·        Adhere to Company personal protective equipment policies.

·         Report all incidents and accidents in accordance with Company policy immediately.

·        Maintains simple records of deliveries and obtains signatures for product delivery.

·        Maintain all records required for compliance with Company, state and federal

·        Operate two-way communication equipment to exchange necessary information required of the position.

·        Comply with all DOT, FMCSA, state, and local regulations required of the position.



Job Specifications:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s license (CDL with class A endorsement) issued by state of residence

  • At least six months of verifiable interstate experience operating a commercial motor vehicle being qualified for

  • Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening

  • Knowledge of DOT and Federal Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations

  • No convictions for any offense listed in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations at 49 CFR 383.51

  • Experience with satellite communication devices and computer literacy strongly preferred

Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Joliet, IL, USA