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RK Transportation

4216 Dewitt Avenue
Mattoon, IL, 61938


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RK Transportation | Truck Driving Jobs

Company Overview:

Class A CDL Drivers Needed!

Local, Regional and OTR Positions Available!

Why Drive for RK Transportation?

  • Flexible Home Time - Local, Regional and OTR Routes Available
  • Full Time Drivers average $60,895 Annually 
  • .40 - .47 CPM 
  • .03 CPM Quarterly Safety Bonus
  • Overnight, Detention and Layover Pay
  • Rural King Shares Program - $300 Company Match 
  • 401K with Company Match 
  • $1,500 Referral Bonus 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and Accident Insurance Options 
  • Paid Vacation and Holiday's 
  • No Touch Freight
  • Passenger Program - 13 years and older
  • 90% Drop and Hook 
  • Paid Orientation and Training 
  • Well Maintained and Safe Equipment 
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Other Great Benefits such as YMCA discounts and STAR Bonus Program

About Us: Rural King Transportation is a private carrier hauling a variety of goods for Rural King Supply, we are located in Mattoon, IL and have been operating since 1960, with a strong growth plan we are continuing to grow and add qualified experiences professional drivers. We have terminals in Mattoon, IL and Waverly, OH with local, regional and OTR opportunities available. 

Job Description:

  • Operates equipment in accordance with DOT regulations and follows company procedures and policies, while adhering to all state, federal and local laws
  • On time delivery and the ability to manage routes and routines so they proceed in the most efficient way possible.
  • Understand driver's hours of service regulations and properly complete a daily log book 
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections on tractors and trailers and report defects found to maintenance personnel and other mechanical failures immediately
  • Communicates delivery specific information to transportation personnel to aid in territory planning and route maintenance
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving professionally, serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public 
  • Find ways to conserve resources, including fuel to benefit the business
  • Other duties may be requested by management 

Qualification Requirements: 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age 
  • Minimum of 1 year tractor trailer experience 
  • Valid CDL-A with current state of residence on license
  • No moving Violations within the last 2 years or reckless/careless driving violation within the last 3 years
  • No speeding violations at or above 15 MPH over the posted speed limit in the last 5 years
  • No revocation or suspensions related to moving violations, DUI/DWI or felony convictions within the last 3 years
  • No DOT recordable or preventable accdients of any kind within the last 3 years
  • Must list 10 years employment  history, if applicable, on application 
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time effectively 
  • Must be able to obtain hazmat and tanker endorsement within 3 months of date of hire 

Driver type:

  • Company Driver

Hiring By State:

  • Illinois
  • Ohio

Pay Scale

40¢ - 47¢ per mile


Dental Insurance Yes
Health Insurance Yes
Profit Sharing Yes
Retirement Plan Yes
Safety Bonuses Yes
Vision Insurance Yes

Driver Requirements

Minimum Age 21
Minimum Experience 1 year
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Dry Van, Reefer
Driving Preference Local, OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
Allowable Moving Violations 0
Allowable Preventable Accidents 0
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted Yes


Paid Orientation Yes
Rider Program Spouse Yes
Rider Program Child Yes
Pets No

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