Midwest Motor Express

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FT Line-Haul Driver with Excellent Benefits & $2,500 sign on bonus - Kansas City, MO

at Midwest Motor Express

Posted: 3/25/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1373796
Keywords: benefits

Job Description

  • 24-Mar-2020 to 23-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Hourly + Mileage
  • Hourly
  • Full Time



Are you looking for a career in a challenging and fast-paced industry essential to the American economy?  Are you looking for a company that has an outstanding reputation for getting the job done?

If so, Midwest Motor Express, Inc. can offer great opportunities.

Midwest Motor Express, Inc. has been in operation since 1918, providing complete transportation solutions.  Shipping locally, statewide, nationwide or internationally, Midwest Motor Express provides fast, accurate, and seamless service.  The Commercial Carrier Journal has consistently ranked Midwest Motor Express as one of the top performing for-hire carriers among all carriers.  Midwest Motor Express employs over 750 positions at 30 terminals across 15 states in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest.

Midwest Motor Express offers some of the best benefits in the industry, including:

  • Competitive Compensation & paid weekly
  • FREE employee only High Deductable Health Plan with associated Health Savings Account
  • Vision & Dental Insurance available
  • Group Disability, accident, medical bridge, and critical illness coverage available
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Paid Vacation & Personal Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Deposit
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Will Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program

 Line Haul Driver Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must meet age requirements 21 years of age or older
  • 2 years verifiable recent experience preferred
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Hazardous Materials and tanker endorsement or the ability to obtain
  • Valid DOT Medical Card
  • No drug or alcohol offenses in the last 5 years
  • No citations/convictions for serious moving violations in the past 3 years
  • Less than 2 moving violations in the past 12 months or 4 in last 36 months
  • Fluent in English
  • Must be able to meet physical demands of the job
  • Must pass background check
  • Must pass pre-employment DOT drug screen
  • Will be subject to all FMCSA drug and alcohol testing requirements

Linehaul drivers transport, load and unload freight in a productive and safe manner. Routes are mostly set and require interstate travel. Must adhere to operational policies and procedures.

Job duties include:

  •  Some dock work is required before the run
  •  Perform pre and post trip inspections on tractor/trailer
  • Properly document all freight control processes
  • Read and understand maps, road signs, shipping papers, hazardous materials markings and labeling identification
  • Affix correct placards to vehicle
  • Maintain cleanliness of company vehicles
  • Work with supervisor in the implementation of all schedules
  • Immediately report all accidents/injuries/delays to supervisor
  • Ensure the proper accounting and timely remittance of all checks, negotiable instruments and funds collected
  • Interact and converse with internal/external customers
  • Start between 7-9 PM
  • Assist customers with freight documents