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Saia, Inc.

Saia Inc. (SAIA), a regional trucker, is a triple threat. This Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) is a value stock with a forward P/E of 13.7, is expected to see triple digit earnings growth in 2012 and has momentum as shares are at a 2-year high.Saia is a transportation company providing regional, interregional and national less-than-truckload service in 34 states. Headquartered in Georgia, the company has a network of 148 terminals. Read More

Address      11465 Johns Creek Pkwy # 400, Duluth, GA, United States
Website      www.saia.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Truck Driver Instructor

Responsible for training dock employees to become driver qualified through the Dock to Driver Training Program. Selects dock to driver candidates from selection of the qualified employees for acceptance into the program, monitors and instructs employees while in training, tests each employee to insure they are trained and equipped to meet the company standards for a driving position. Follows established curriculum and training guidelines, time line bench marks and maintain written evaluation of each driver trainee's progress. Sets up driver testing for each trainee when the trainee has achieved all required knowledge and skills as outlined in the curriculum. The Driver Instructor must be knowledgeable in CDL requirements, changes in the regulations and working knowledge of Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations as well as state laws. The Driver Instructor must be able to demonstrate their knowledge of road safety, truck safety, and inspections as well as knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations. As with any instruction position, the instructor must be able to maintain a professional and patient attitude. Test drive, capable of performing pre-trip and post-trip inspections, range maneuvers and four-point brake test, and of operating a tractor trailer safely around other vehicles. Instructor will have the ability to transpose teaching by example on the range and on the road before a student is allowed to drive. The Instructor will be considered a commercial driver and will need to maintain a current CDL, DOT physical and a clear MVR. Explain and orientate driver trainees in basic work rules and company procedures. maintain a current CDL, DOT physical and a clear MVR.  Explain and orientate driver trainees in basic work rules and company procedures.

 

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

    * Minimum 5 years tractor trailer driving experience
    * Maintains Class A CDL with hazmat and doubles/triples endorsements
    * Strong general working knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
    * Strong knowledge of FMCSA Compliance, Safety & Accountability Program (CSA)
    * Knowledge of the Smith System 5 Keys to Space Cushion Driving
    * Must have experience with conducting formal training
    * Must possess excellent written and oral presentation skills including a demonstrated ability to write reports, develop and complete evaluation forms, and other routine correspondence.
    * Must be experienced in handling multiple assignments and meeting deadlines.   
    * Must be able to travel as needed.
    * Must have experience with employee training, mentoring and coaching
    * Computer literate (Word, Excel, Email)

 

 

Saia offers an excellent benefits package:

 Health Insurance - Medical/Rx/Vision/EAP with LOW COST employee contributions
     Employee Only:  $26.00/semi-monthly
     Employee +1 Dependent:  $55.25/semi-monthly
     Family:  $81.25/semi-monthly

Employees with 10 or more years of service do not pay Employee Contributions!!

Other great benefits include:

    * Market-based salary
    * Optional Dental Insurance
    * Free Life Insurance
    * Free Salaried Continuation program
    * Free Long-term disability coverage
    * Other optional benefits such as supplemental life insurance, supplemental accidental death & dismemberment, critical illness insurance
    * 401(k) plan with immediate vesting
    * Paid Vacation days, holidays and Personal/Sick Day
    * Employee Stock Purchase plan
    * Direct Payroll Deposit
    * Credit Union
    * Scholarship program
    * Employee recognition programs

 

 

 

 

 Become part of the mission…

At Saia, we are guided by a three-part mission that recognizes both our customers' needs as well as the needs of our employees. Based in part on our proprietary CSI (Customer Service Indicators) program, it is a mission that is truly unique in the industry.

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

Contact Mode:

not provided

Fax:

770-232-4066

Contact Name:

not provided

Job Duration:

not provided

Phone:

770-232-5067

Email:

humanresources@saia.com

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