Driver Safety Instructor

Cleveland, OH

Posted: 5/31/2019
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Summary Information: Category: Operations - Location: Cleveland OH
Driver Safety Instructor

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 based in the Cleveland, Ohio, Northern Cleveland area and work remotely to travel to various operations in Western New York, Western PA, Ohio and Indiana.  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 terminal office staff regarding safety regulations and matters. 
  • Interpret company policy and accurately communicate to staff and drivers. 
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with supervisors and drivers. 
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED required.  Associate's or Bachelors Degree in Business preferred.  
  • 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 class A 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. 
  • Prefer candidate to have Flatbed experience!/plus!

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