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Local Class A Driver

Atlanta, GA, USA ● Auburn, ME 04210, USA ● California, USA ● Maine, USA ● Mexico ● Nevada, USA ● New Jersey, USA ● New York, NY, USA ● Pennsylvania, USA ● Texas, USA ● Washington, USA Req #9232
Thursday, March 9, 2023

**This position is based in Auburn, ME. Qualified candidates must be willing to relocate. **

Are you tired of driving long hauls and being away from home for extended periods of time? Savage is looking for Class A CDL Drivers who will safely and efficiently transport material to and from our customer's locations year-round.  You will be home in your own bed three or more nights a week. At Savage we take safety seriously, in fact, we have been awarded "Maine Motor Carrier of the Year" 5 out 7 years! 

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

  • $5000 Sign on Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance (Up to 10k)
  • 30-day housing incentive
  • Paying up to $30/hour based on experience
  • Growth potential to earn up to $100k
  • Two days off in a row (Weekend)
  • Mix of local and one night trips
  • A culture that appreciates Team Members
  • Up to date Dedicated Equipment 
  • Same customers with multiple locations
  • Uniform and laundry service
  • $200/year steel toe boot allowance
  • Excellent benefits after 30 days - including medical, dental, vision (80% employer paid), Paid time off (PTO), 401(k) with company match, profit sharing, 
  • A culture of safety

For more information call 207-440-2514 ask for Scott
What you'll be doing:

  • Safely and efficiently transport products to and from locations year-round 
  • Partner with dispatch in safely transporting material 
  • Assist the operation with other tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations 
  • Report maintenance issues to Dispatch 
  • Driving between 7 to 10 hours per day
  • Take an active role in our safety program including attendance to all safety meetings and ensure safe behaviors of self and others

Requirements of a successful CDL Driver:

  • A minimum of 2 years of Class A CDL Driving experience
  • Valid CDL Driver’s License, Hazmat, Tanker endorsements required
  • Ability to workdays or nights and must be willing to work an occasional weekend day.
  • Experience driving in the snow and ice
  • Safety conscious and understand safe work practices for operating in different environments: freeway conditions, secondary roads, in-plant facilities, weather, such as snow, rain, etc.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be able to read maps and operate GPS unit
  • Must be able to qualify for a Passport and TWIC card 
  • Successfully pass Savage's road test, which will include a proper pre and post trip inspection of the vehicle
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Chemical experience
  • Must be one year violations free and two years accident free per MVR
  • A solid and stable work history, please include a 10 year work history on the application.

Here are some of the physical requirements of this role:

  • Climb into and out of cab multiple times per shift
  • Climb a ladder several times a day
  • Lift roughly 25 pounds while connecting hoses to trailers
  • Drive and work in adverse weather conditions
  • Hook and unhook hoses and open and close valves
  • Sit in truck long distances for up to 7 to 10 hours per day
  • Must be able to wear chemical suit and other PPE while unloading hazardous materials in all types of weather
Additional Information:
The complete job description is available upon request
Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer.
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Auburn, ME 04210, USA
  • California, USA
  • Maine, USA
  • Mexico
  • Nevada, USA
  • New Jersey, USA
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • Texas, USA
  • Washington, USA