Location: Indianapolis, IN 46205
Division: US Mail
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $55,000.00 - $100,000.00
Driver's in this position should expect to operate tractors based in Indianapolis, IN. Driver's should expect to haul US mail from Indianapolis to relay points in IL, TN, GA, KY
Generally, expected to work as a valued member of Sadler Bros Trucking. This job will primarily consist of over the road vehicle operations involving positioning and moving trailers on and between Postal facilities, loading and unloading of mail at various Postal facilities. On occasions, minor repairs of tractors and or trailers.
Driver's in this position will receive:
Full Benefit Package
Pay Range: ($19.00 - $21.86) Per Hour + Benefits
Operate company owned/leased trucks to facilitate the movement of US Mail operations and Freight operations.
Operate company owned/leased trucks for the delivery, pickup and relocation of US Mail and Freight.
Perform required before, during, and after-operation inspections on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to shop personnel; clean equipment and required reports.
Provide outstanding customer service during the delivery and pickup operations of US Mail and Freight.
Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs.
Maintain and protect all property entrusted to you.
Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall team operations.
Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum Age - 22 years of age or older
Requirements - Valid CDL
Valid Medical Card
Pass pre-employment drug test
Pass pre-employment physical abilities test
Experience - 5 or more years of experience as a tractor/trailer driver
Abilities - Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all times
Ability to make overnight runs as required by the US Postal Service and Sadler Bros Trucking
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and the US Postal Service
Ability to work independently
Driving Record - No more than 2 moving violation convictions (other than prohibited) and no more than 1 preventable, DOT recordable losses in the past 12 months.
No more than 4 moving violation convictions (other than prohibited); no more than 2 preventable, DOT recordable losses; and in combination no more than 2 moving violation convictions and 2 preventable, DOT recordable losses in the past 36 months.
Prohibited violations within the past 36 months:
Possession of alcohol or drugs in the motor vehicle
Refusal to submit under implied consent, or similar
Suspended license (current)
Operating while suspended
Suspensions of 30 days or more, if the result of a moving violation.
Felony use of a motor vehicle
Leaving the scene of an accident
Fleeing or eluding a law enforcement officer
Reckless operation of a motor vehicle
Driving Knowledge - Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, and is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, prolonged sitting, driving, loading and unloading of US Mail
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee is required to lift seventy (70) LBS repeatedly.
The employee must be able to work in severe weather conditions, both heat and cold.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and vibration.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Sadler Brothers is Nashville Based truckline operating as a contractor for the US Postal Service. Sadler Brothers has been in business for more than 85 years, a family owned business that has continued to grow.