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Progress Rail Services Corp. CDL Class "A" Regional Driver in East Chicago, Indiana

Auto req ID: 4486BR
Posting Title: CDL Class "A" Regional Driver
Job Category: Transportation & Logistics
City: East Chicago
State: Indiana

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

• Driving truck mainly pulling flatbed;

• Securing freight to flatbed trailer with chains, binders, and straps;

• Reading maps and planning trips;

• Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections on equipment;

• Completing driver's paperwork (logs, trip reports, DVIR's etc.);

• Scheduling maintenance of equipment with the shop.

Key Job Elements

• Inspect motor vehicles;

• Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation;

• Inspect cargo to ensure it is properly loaded or secured;

• Record operational or production data;

• Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions;

• Secure cargo.

Education / Training

• Class A CDL;

• 2 years of verifiable driving experience.

Qualifications and Experience

• Must be at least 25 years of age;

• Must have a valid Class A CDL License with a good driving record;

• Must have at least 2 years of recent OTR verifiable tractor trailer experience (Roll-Off or Flatbed preferred);

• Compliance with state and federal DOT rules and regulations;

• Engaging personality with a stable work history;

• Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and customers;

• Attention to detail with driver's paperwork;

• Prefer a current TWIC;

• Be able to climb onto and down from the trailer;

• Possess sufficient strength to tie down a load properly.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities