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Alta Equipment Company CDL A Driver in Bloomington, Illinois

Come work for the largest equipment dealer in the Midwest! Are you a CDL A Driver with experience hauling diesel, agricultural, or heavy equipment? If so, then we want you on our team!

  • BCBS Medical, Delta Dental,Eye Med Vision and Retirement benefits administered through Alta.

  • 401(k)

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Competitive wages

  • Company uniforms provided

  • Work schedule: M-F, day shift

Our construction equipment group is seeking a full-time CDL A Truck Driver for our Bloomington, IL branch for the day shift.

A CDL A Driver is qualified and licensed to successfully, efficiently, and accurately operate, deliver, load, unload, rigging, tie down, perform deliveries and perform revisits on all types of equipment rented and sold by the Company, as well as write all necessary reports required by their assigned sales, rental, and/or service departments. A CDL A Driver is required to maintain a CDL A endorsement on their driver license and a clean driving record in accordance with the Company’s insurance carrier’s requirements.

Additional responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Timely delivery of equipment and basic upkeep of the truck

  • Maintain daily trip logs

  • Accurately complete paperwork

  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

  • Must have at least one year of previous experience driving or military service with MOS Code 88M

  • Heavy equipment hauling and tie down experience is a plus

  • Good mechanical skills, previous wrenching experience is highly preferred

  • Must have clean driving record and valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a Class A certification

  • Knowledge of DOT laws

  • Good people skills

  • Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • Reasoning Ability - Basic: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will talk/hear; Frequently will stand, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Occasionally will reach with arms

  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly up to 50 pounds; Occasionally from 51 to 100+ pounds

  • Work Environment: Occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts, wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat or cold (non-weather related), risk of electrical shock

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.

If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.

At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place” by the Detroit Free Press, our 900 employees in Michigan, Illinois and Northern Indiana are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.

So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning

Please visit our careers page at to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

ID: 2021-2501

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Street: 1035 Wylie Drive