Driver Safety Instructor

Indiana/Illinois,

Posted: 5/24/2021
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Summary Information: Category: Operations - Location: Indiana/Illinois
Driver Safety Instructor - Indiana/Illinois
The Driver Safety Instructor will be responsible for on-boarding training and orientation, remedial training, accident root cause training, quarterly training, and problem resolution while creating a positive safety attitude and environment.  This position will work mainly in the Indiana/Illinois area and travel to operation(s) at various locations. The position will work remote and live in the Indiana/Illinois area and more than 50% travel is required. Business will require periodic weekend work for training, meetings and support during high volume times.  
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct on-boarding training and orientation, remedial training, accident root cause training, quarterly training and problem resolution for drivers through hands-on and classroom training. 
  • Perform skill assessments as well as train, coach, and mentor drivers to develop the skills necessary to become safe and successful Ruan drivers. 
  • Teach operating team regarding safety regulations and matters. 
  • Interpret company policy and accurately communicate to team members and drivers. 
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with operating team members and drivers. 
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED required.  Associate's or bachelor’s degree in Business preferred.  
  • Hazmat experience to include cryogenic work is highly preferred for this role.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a driver classroom instruction environment strongly preferred. 
  • Experience as an active truck driver for 3 years
  • Ability to understand, demonstrate and explain safe vehicle operations to others.  Prior driver training experience strongly preferred. 
  • Must hold a valid CDL and be medically certified to drive. 
  • Strong knowledge of DOT rules and regulations required. 
  • Must have the ability to travel on a frequent or weekly basis. 
 
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