Estes Trucking Jobs

Estes-Express truck driver job

Estes Express Lines is a full-service freight transportation company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia in United States. The company was established in 1931 by an industrialist named W.W. Estes. He started the business with a single second-hand Chevrolet truck, transporting farm produce and supplies in Southside Virginia. Now Estes Express is one of the rapid growing multiregional, TL and LTL transportation systems in America. General freight, machinery, metal sheets, building materials, grain feed hay, paper products, chemicals, intermodal, Agricultural Farm Supplies etc are some of the cargo hauled by the company. The company has a fleet of over 30,000 tractors and trailers. The Estes Express line is still owned by the Estes family and Mr. Rob Estes Jr. is the present CEO.

Locations of Estes Express Company

Listed are some of the locations of Estes Express in USA

  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Texas etc.

Estes truck driving jobs

The truck drivers employed in Estes Express are expected to perform the below listed activities.  

  • Estes-Express truckOperate tractor/trailer according to Company, State and Local laws
  • Assist in Local Pick Up and Delivery routes whenever necessary
  • Load and unload freight
  • Inspect truck/trailer before and after a trip to confirm safe working conditions of the vehicles
  • Inspect gauges and visual indicators for faults
  • If there are any maintenance problem report it to the Fleet Services and/or supervisors on time
  • Strictly observe all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirements for those holding a Commercial driver’s license
  • May need to use in-cab technology, for including electronic logs
  • Need to run over-the-road on occasion, as directed by business needs
  • Regular attendance is a must.

Truck Driver Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or equivalent
  • The candidate must be at least 21 years of age
  • Should have 2 years of driving experience
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • HazMat and Doubles endorsements is needed
  • The candidate should hold a stable employment history
  • Offer outstanding customer service
  • Should be able to operate a forklift
  • Should have the ability to push or pull a minimum load of 70lbs
  • The applicant should have passed a FMCSA required medical exam
  • Must possess good interactive skills
  • Should be authorized to work in America

Truck driver benefits

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Lodging
  • Paid Holidays
  • Prescription Plans
  • Job Referral Bonus Program (Eligible Employees Only)
  • Cell Phone Refund Policies (Drivers Only)

Truck Driver Salary

Truck drivers in Estes Express earn a salary of about $ 32,950 – $78,534 per month

Apply for a truck driver job in Estes Express

Visit the following link to apply for a job in Estes Express

https://www.estes-express.com/WebApp/Jobs/positions?type=Drivers

Company Standing:

Most of the employees are happy to work in Estes. 72% of them approve of the CEO and 36% would recommend the company to a friend. The only pros with the company is the management, but mostly the staffs find it satisfying to work in the company with the privilege of good benefits, above average salary, challenging work and friendly work environment

Truck driver sample resume

The following is a sample resume of a truck driver

Key qualifications

  • Over 10 years of experience in driving heavy vehicles
  • Valid A class CDL truck driver
  • In-depth knowledge about Federal, State laws and DOT regulations
  • Good knowledge of U.S.P.S rules, regulations and requirements
  • Can read and speak English as per FMCSA requirements.
  • Capable of working night shifts and weekends
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Clean driving record

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Operated truck in a safe n professional manner in Highways and other routes of delivery
  • Reported traffic, accidents, delays and other transport related problems to higher authority on time
  • Won best employ award for the year 2011
  • Maintained logs, cargo records, delivery reports and other records as per the regulations
  • Inspected the truck/trailer before and after a trip
  • Communicate consistently between the customers and the warehouse
  • Checked the shipping documents to know the nature of the load and to find if there are any hazardous materials

DRIVING EXPERIENCE

ABC Company, New Cityland, CA – 2005 to present

Truck Driver – Responsibilities:

  • Transportation of products to places specified by the company
  • Use the maps extensively for the purpose of locating the delivery points
  • Maintain records like trip logs to indicate customer locations and travel expenditures
  • Maintain good condition of the vehicle in compliance with company and highway regulations.
  • Monitor the radio communication device to stay connected with the transport head.

Education

Higher school Diploma

Skill summary

  • Can lift 130lbs
  • Operates any vehicle including manual and automatic transmission vehicles
  • Air break record and clean DMV record