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Ilitch Holdings Class A Route Driver (Valmeyer, IL) in Valmeyer, Illinois



Class A Route Driver (Valmeyer, IL)

Job Description:


Blue Line Distribution has been family owned and operated for over 40 years; and is dedicated to leading customized and innovative food-service logistics with safety as a top priority.

We are in the business of making our customers’ lives easier every chance we get. Blue Line Distribution, the in-house distributor for Little Caesars Pizza, is now hiring Class A Route Drivers to join our team in Valmeyer, IL!

Job Details:

  • $5,000 Sign on Bonus

  • Hourly pay with overtime after 40 hours.

  • Average 40-50 hours/week with Potential for Overtime.

  • Starting pay is at $27.58 per hour.

  • Late model equipment leased through Penske.

  • Lift-gate, electric pallet jack, ramp and hand truck for easier use of unloading into stores.

  • Daily meal allowance.

  • Sleeper reimbursement for overnight routes

  • Routes dispatched between 6:00pm – midnight. Mostly overnight routes.

  • Coverage area is Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Memphis, TN. Overnight and local routes.

  • Center runs Sunday night through Saturday morning, would need to be flexible for different route schedules.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily pre and post trip inspections of tractor and trailer and have deficiencies corrected if vehicle is not safe to operate.

  • Operates on board recording system (OBR) PeopleNet and adheres to all Blue Line policies, D.O.T. regulations, and all federal, state and local traffic laws while driving.

  • Selects and repeatedly lifts products weighing up to sixty (60) pounds from temperature-controlled trailer.

  • Delivers products primarily at night/early morning through use of hand truck and/or pallet jack/lift-gate into designated customer locations including walk in cooler.

  • Provides courteous, prompt, and professional customer service at all times.

  • Drives a tractor-trailer combination vehicle during shift.

  • Position requires frequent standing, lifting, bending and moving of heavy product (60+ pounds).

  • May be exposed to varying temperatures and seasonal climate conditions due to exposure, external of tractor-trailer.

  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including but not limited to nights, weekends, layovers, holidays, as well as short notice.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Two (2) years of verified tractor-trailer experience with a class A CDL license.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • No more than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years.

  • No more than 1 DOT preventable accident in the past 3 years. All accidents will be reviewed.

  • Must be able to pass a DOT pre-employment drug screen, DOT physical, and road test.

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Functional Area:

Distribution Center



Posted Job Title:

Class A Route Driver (Valmeyer, IL)

Business Unit:

Blue Line Distribution