Dedicated Driving Instructor

Job Opening ID:

00262516 Dedicated Driving Instructor (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Dedicated Driving Instructor

Department:

Safety

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Connecticut

City:

Windsor Locks

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

As a Dedicated Driving Instructor, your primary responsibilities will be the training and instruction of our Dedicated driver teams. You will be responsible for the assessment, training, and development of drivers for J.B. Hunt. This includes assisting with new hire orientation, teaching advanced defensive driving techniques using the Smith System®, skill assessment, and continual education to ensure drivers have the necessary skills for safe operation of a commercial vehicle. The primary focus of this position will be to help ensure J. B. Hunt drivers are properly trained to navigate in the five boroughs of New York City.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

* Assist with new hire orientation classroom training, as well as continued training for current drivers.

* Conduct new driver road tests to ensure DOT compliance and safe vehicle operation.

* Evaluate the driver's skill level and make recommendations to achieve desired skills.

* Extensive knowledge of commercial vehicle operations in NYC and surrounding areas.

* Perform skill assessments and diagnose safety opportunities with current drivers.

* Assist in the design and update of orientation and training materials.

* Provide training in the Smith System® of defensive driving.

* Be proficient in recording and analyzing data using Microsoft office programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

* 5 + years related experience as a CDL Driving Instructor.

* Experience with NYC driving and/or instruction.

* Preferred qualifications include a valid Class A CDL and DOT Medical Certificate.

Qualifications:

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.