Earth City, Missouri

Truck Driver – Military Apprentice (**Job Number:** 2101641 )

**What’s the Job?**

Ready for a new mission with the same values? If you’re a veteran who has recently separated from the military in the past 12 months and earned your CDL, put your new truck-driving skills to work as a Military Apprentice Truck Driver for Penske. As a Driver Apprentice, you’ll learn critical skills to build your career while you work and receive all the great pay and benefits of a full-time job. Penske offers on-the-job training to hone your existing skills as a Class A licensed driver. Join a team of proud, professional truck drivers committed to delivering products safely and on time for some of the world’s biggest brands. (Yes, we’re more than just the yellow trucks.)

You’ll work for a stable, nationwide company that is known for having the best equipment and outstanding safety record, and one that thrives with structure and a strong work ethic based on professionalism, respect and teamwork. We pay every Friday, and for most of our driving positions, you’re home daily. Yes, daily.

Your next mission starts here. Come drive for Penske.

**The Specifics:**

* Progressive training program with a dedicated mentor (your new battle buddy)

* Route/activity: Truck drivers are responsible for picking up product and/or delivering product to customers.

* Shift: Multiple shifts available.

* Equipment: 24’ & 36’ straight trucks and tandem axle daycabs.

* Compensation: Hourly, mileage or activity base pay.

**Main Responsibilities:**

* Driving your assigned truck safely and responsibly

* Following all federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines

* Reporting problems with your truck, as well as accidents, traffic violations, and damage before and after route

* Acting as the main point of contact with your customer

**Why Penske is for You:**

* Outstanding company safety record

* Premier Driver Recognition Program

* Home daily for most positions

* Competitive starting salary

* Career stability

* Opportunity for growth

* Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

* Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support

* Dedicated accounts

* Lots of training opportunities

**General Requirements:**

* CDL Class A acquired in the last 12 months

* No commercial driving experience required

* 3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations or accidents

* Excellent customer service skills

* Reliable

* Focused on safety

* Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

* Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education and criminal history) and drug screening required

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

**Physical Requirements:**

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

* While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.

* The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer

**About Penske**

When you join Penske, you’re joining a team that cares about doing its best. We work together to ensure the customer is satisfied and the highest level of safety is reached. That’s true for the nearly 5,000 drivers driving for Penske across the country.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. We have operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and we provide supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world, including Ford, GM, BMW, Whirlpool and more. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Want to learn more? Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com.

**Work Locations** :

13636 Lakefront Dr.

13636 Lakefront Dr.

Earth City, MO 63045

**Primary Location** : United States-Missouri-Earth City

**Job** : Driver

**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** : PL.Driver

**Req ID:** 2101641

Earth City, Missouri

Founded in 1969, Penske Transportation Solutions is an $8 billion transportation and logistics industry leader that employs more than 36,000 associates at more than 1,100 locations worldwide. Whether it’s truck leasing, truck rental or logistics services, we have our customers’ backs. Penske Truck Leasing operates and maintains more than 326,000 vehicles, and provides full-service truck leasing, commercial and consumer truck rentals, and truck maintenance programs for commercial fleets large and small. Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Simply put, Penske moves lives and businesses forward.

 

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel, and have received numerous awards for our support. Apply today at https://penske.jobs/veterans/

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