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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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LOCAL CITY DRIVER

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Local City Drivers operate various tractor-trailer combinations between company terminals and customer facilities or work sites within the terminal's geographic service area. They sort, handle, load, and/or unload freight at various companies and customer locations.  May work terminal dock as needed.

 

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

    * Possess class A CDL with doubles/triples and either hazmat or tankers endorsements
    * Minimum 12 months of tractor trailer driving experience
    * Must have recent tractor trailer driving experience within the past 24 months
    * Multi-stop, local pick-up and delivery experience
    * Good safety record
    * Knowledge of local geographical delivery area
    * Experience backing and manuevering tractor-trailers safely into tight areas
    * Experience with hooking/unhooking trailers from tractor itself and the pushing, pulling, placing, lifting and attaching or detaching of various types of converter gear when necessary
    * Knowledge of safe lifiting technique to load and unload cargo, including heavy, bulky and or cumbersome freight
    * Ability to secure or re-secure cargo by blocking, bracing, using dunnage and other methods
    * Experience operating forklifts, hand trucks, pallet jacks, to move, load, arrange, rearrange and unload freight
    * Ability to understand and carry out instructions given orally or in writing, including those on manifests and other shipping documents
    * Ability to perform work required in a timely manner and maintain adequate production in order to meet service schedules and customer commitments
    * Ability to handle the customers’ freight safely and efficiently, and communicating tactfully and diplomatically with those individuals with whom the employee will be in contact as a company representative
    * Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
    * Computer literate (Word, Excel, Email)
    * Possess excellent customer service relations

 

 

Saia offers Local City Drivers:

Normally scheduled to work Monday to Friday

Paid New Hire Training:  new drivers attend orientation and 5 days of training with a Driver Trainer

Hazmat handling and forklift training

Smith System training

 

 

 

 Saia offers an excellent benefits package that you can afford!
Health Insurance - Medical/Rx/Vision/EAP with LOW COST employee contributions
     Employee Only:  $12.00/week
     Employee +1 Dependent:  $25.50/week
     Family:  $37.50/week

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

Other great benefits include:

    * Optional Dental Insurance
    * Free Health Insurance after 10 years of service (no employee contributions)!!
    * Free Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
    * Free Short-term disability
    * Optional Long-term disability coverage
    * Other optional benefits such as supplemental life insurance, supplemental accidental death & dismemberment, critical illness insurance
    * 401(k) plan with 25% match and immediate vesting
    * Paid Vacation days, holidays and Personal/Sick Day
    * Direct Payroll Deposit
    * Paid weekly
    * Employee Stock Purchase plan
    * Credit Union
    * Scholarship program
    * Employee recognition programs
    * Safety Awards program

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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