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63 Coryell Street 
Lambertville, NJ 08530

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Palco Transportation | Truck Driving Jobs

Trucking Company Overview:

Palco Transportation was started in 1990 by Frank Palecek and later joined by his daughter Amber Palecek. Frank has been in the trucking industry for over 30+ years with most of that time hauling multi-axle, specialty heavy haul loads with Amber working as a pilot car for 10+ years before going into the office to grow this now thriving business with her father. From one single truck to 15 trucks and a large fleet or trailers and equipment, Frank and Amber have and continue to build this business to be a leading competitor in the transportation industry.

Palco Transportation is presently looking for over-the-road and Northeast regional drivers to haul legal, oversized, overweight freight and superloads.

Our preferred driver should have prior experience hauling heavy and oversized machinery and equipment. They must be safety minded, motivated and driven.

All employees must ensure all work is done safely and be fully compliant with FHWA, FMCSA and OSHA rules and regulations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure all tasks are performed safely and efficiently.
  • Keep accurate information and company paperwork.
  • Complete daily Pre, During and Post Trip maintenance inspections.
  • Relay accurate information to secure required permits.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and occasional nights.
  • Must be able to tarp loads if required, some pieces will require extensive tarping.

Qualifications include:

Flatbed – Stepdeck – RGN Drivers

  • 2 Years VERIFIABLE experience hauling oversize loads up to 12′ Wide

OR

  • 1 Year VERIFIABLE experience hauling legal loads on a platform trailer and a desire to learn more about transporting OSOW freight

Multi Axle

  • Minimum of 3 Years VERIFIABLE experience with multi-axle trailers and steerable dollies
  • SPMT experience is a plus

Superloads and SPMTs

  • 5 Years VERIFIABLE experience hauling superloads and/or SPMTs

Requirements

  • Must pass DOT Pre-Employment drug screen and background check
  • Potential drivers must be able to efficiently and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Potential drivers must be able to follow instructions given
  • All employees are to required to perform all responsibilities safely and efficiently.
  • All employees are required to comply with all FMCSA, FHWA and OSHA laws and regulations
  • OSOW Drivers must be able to read, understand and follow provisions of permits
  • OSOW Drivers are to assist with planning best routes
  • All drivers are to report all incidents involving driver, equipment and private/public property
  • All employees are to communicate in a polite, effective and professional manner with customers, coworkers, law enforcement and general public

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to adequately secure heavy loads and be able to tarp, climb and lift 50 lbs + repeatedly throughout the work day

Compensation

  • We pay a fixed salary based on experience with oversized differentials
  • Paid time off
  • Health Benefits

Schedule and Home Time

Northeast Regional

  • Home majority of weekends and occasionally through the week depending on place of residence

OTR Flatbed, Stepdeck and RGN

  • Two weeks out
  • 1 1/2 days guaranteed home time for each week out

Multi Axle, Superloads and Wind Energy

  • Home time dependent on project
  • We work to ensure quality home time for project and superload personnel

Driver Type

  • Company Driver

Hiring Areas

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Pay Scale

  • Salary based on prior experience and equipment pulled

Benefits

  • Dental Insurance
  • No
  • Health Insurance
  • Yes
  • Profit Sharing
  • No
  • Retirement Plan
  • Yes
  • Safety Bonuses
  • No
  • Vision Insurance
  • No

Driver Requirements

  • Minimum Age
  • 23
  • Minimum Experience
  • 2 years
  • License Types
  • Class A
  • Freight / Trailer Types
  • Drop Deck, Flatbed, Other, Specialized
  • Driving Preference
  • OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
  • Allowable Moving Violations
  • 0
  • Allowable Preventable Accidents
  • 0
  • Hazmat Endorsement
  • Yes
  • DWI/DUI Accepted
  • No

General

  • Time Away From Home
  • Varies by trailer type.
  • Paid Orientation
  • Yes
  • Rider Program Spouse
  • Yes
  • Rider Program Child
  • No
  • Pets
  • No