YRC Freight Driver Training Instructor in Kansas City, Missouri

JOB SUMMARY

The Driving Training Instructor will teach and evaluate students enrolled in the company directed curriculum to obtain a Class A CDL. Instructor will observe, monitor and record student progress. Responsible for performing and maintaining daily evaluations and all other necessary documentation. Responsible for supervising all students in a professional and safe manner consistent with YRC Freight policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Instruct students on how to inspect, back and drive tractor trailers safely, proper vehicle inspection, proper backing skills, proper shifting techniques and proper street driving skills necessary to pass state directed testing.

  2. Perform daily evaluations through checklists and observation and document progress.

  3. Monitor student progress, identify any gaps and provide additional assistance as necessary.

  4. Maintain proper documentation, including daily attendance, tracking, evaluations, etc.

  5. Model safe behaviors and train students on corporate safety principles and procedures. Ensure students understand safety requirements when in and around tractor trailers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Valid Class A with XT endorsement

  2. Pass DOT drug test

  3. Pass DOT physical

  4. Driving record must reflect professional driving history

  5. Minimum five (5) years tractor trailer driving work history

  6. Minimum one(1) year entry level driver training experience

  7. Minimum one (1) year instructor experience, preferably in the truck driver school environment

  8. Knowledgeable of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR)

  9. Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  10. Effective coaching and training skills

YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Title: Driver Training Instructor

Location: MO-Kansas City

Requisition ID: 1802K4