CDL-A - Van Truckload Driver Instructor



Carlisle, PA

Home time: Daily

Experience: 12 months or greater CDL experience

Job ID: 240981

Job overview

  • Be accountable for coaching, mentoring and on-boarding new driver associates while they are in training.
  • Be responsible for teaching and evaluating the skills needed to be successful driver associates.
  • Perform hands-on training both in the classroom and in the truck.
  • Cover critical components of training, including safety, hours of service, trip-planning, workflow, tablet, policies and procedures.
  • Act as a safety advocate and driver retention ambassador for the organization.
  • Prepare new drivers for a safe and rewarding career with Schneider.

Job duties

  • Demonstrate and teach driving skills and techniques that align with Schneider Training Academy guidelines and training materials.
  • Facilitate on the job, in-truck training on the electronic tablet and Schneider’s workflow system.
  • Recognize and correct unsafe driving habits.
  • Provide verbal and written feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • Evaluate and provide updates on candidates who are not meeting expected levels of ability within set timelines.
  • Complete annual Schneider instructor re-certification process and continually meet DOT requirements.
  • Utilize and assign electronic computer-based training to driver students.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, and the scope of the job may change based on business demands, which could include hauling freight as needed.
  • Exhibit professional behavior that aligns with Schneider values and standards.

Pay and bonus potential

  • Competitive starting annual salary (range only listed as per state requirements, ex: CA).
  • Bi-monthly paychecks.
  • Annual profit-sharing bonuses available.
  • Paid vacation time available immediately after starting.

*Based on CDL driver experience, performance and location

Skills qualifications

  • Previous instructor/training experience preferred.
  • Ability to coach and mentor effectively in a team environment.
  • Can demonstrate a positive, professional attitude and the ability and willingness to accept change.
  • Ability to learn, demonstrate and train Schneider’s company policies and procedures.
  • Experience with Word, Excel and other computer-based systems is a plus.

Driver qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • DOT physical card.
  • Minimum 12 months of Class A driving experience.
  • Follow and have a knowledge of company policies.
  • Ability to coach and mentor effectively.
  • Live within 60 miles of Carlisle, PA.

Still need more experience or have questions about qualifications? Call us at 800-447-7433, and we can talk you through everything.

Additional benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match.
  • Tuition reimbursement.

More reasons to choose Schneider

  • Resilient, values-based culture that drives safety first and always, integrity in every action, respect for all and excellence in all we do.
  • Individual development opportunities through company-paid training, active leadership involvement and more than 170 online personal development courses.

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Job Overview:

  • Location
  • Newport PA
  • Driver Types
  • Company Driver
  • Trailer Types
  • Reefer
  • Pay Info
  • DOE
  • Hiring States
  • PA

Carrier Overview:

  • Carrier
  • Schneider
  • Address
  • 3101 S. Packerland Drive, Green Bay, WI, 54306