Us Xpress Recruiting – Skills Instructor

Website U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Job Description:

Relentlessly Delivering Big Ideas. U.S. Xpress is one of the nation’s largest asset-based trucking companies. But the most valuable asset we offer isn’t tractors, trailers, or even our exclusive, cutting-edge technology. It’s the collective brainpower of thousands of visionaries and problem-solvers. Together, we are revolutionizing the transportation industry by providing innovative, custom solutions. And, here, we believe in the sanctity of a promise—both to our customers, and our people. When we focus our varied talents on reshaping the future of transportation, that’s what we call the POWER OF U.S.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for delivering driver training and development in compliance with Company, Federal, and State regulations, assessing and coaching drivers of articulated vehicles, both in the truck and in a simulator environment, maintaining accurate records of all training, and fostering an encouraging learning environment.

  • Maintain U.S. Xpress-required certifications and professional licensure
  • Conduct on-road tests and other evaluations with drivers to determine if drivers meet U.S. Xpress skills standards and are in compliance with safety, DOT, FMCSR, and company regulations and policies
  • Coach/Counsel drivers in collaboration with Operations and Safety for violations of DOT Regulations, FMCSR, safety standards, and company policies
  • Offers specific training and development programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills, i.e., close quarter training, simulator training, e-learning, or other proprietary or non-proprietary training and development.
  • Perform safety-related functions including, but not limited to, accident reviews and skills and behavior assessments
  • Conduct driver facing development in classroom, one-on-one, and hands-on settings
  • Obtain and organize procedure manuals, guides, or course materials such as handouts or visual materials
  • Model safe behaviors and professional interactions
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, i.e., role-playing, simulations, team exercise, group discussions, and videos
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, class completions, evaluations, and coaching sessions in the appropriate systems
  • Facilitate and implement simulator training and development programs and maintain knowledge of simulator technology to develop and implement curriculum

Job Requirements:

  • Skilled in operating an articulated vehicle and trailer up to 53’ preferred
  • Training/Development Delivery – prepares for training execution, manages the learning environment, delivers various learning methodologies, ensures learning outcomes; strong presentation, classroom instruction and facilitation skills
  • Maintains an appropriate professional presence
  • Coaching – ability to train, coach and evaluate knowledge and skills; displays coaching presence and creates awareness
  • Knowledge of federal and state traffic laws preferred
  • Ability to implement new driver facing training and development programs as required
  • Organization and Planning – determines specific work tasks and available resources to ensure timely completion of important work assignments
  • Personal Development – models personal development and maintains own professional knowledge
  • Class-A CDL (Interstate) and active Medical Certification required, or the ability to acquire within 90 days of hire.
  • Ethics/Ethical Practice – meets ethical guidelines and professional standards; leads by example and maintains credibility
  • Ability to learn and use technology as needed; Examples include, but are not limited to, ELDs, simulators, learning management tools, standard office software (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Skype, etc.), telephones, and classroom equipment

Qualification & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred. Equivalent years of experience are defined as one year of professional experience for each year of college requested.

Job Details:

Company:  U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Shippensburg, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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