Coach and mentor truck driver candidates during the in-truck
phase of the Entry Level Driver Training Program as a Tanker Driver
Instructor. Enjoy weekly home time as you work out of the Houston
Houston Tanker Driver Instructor job overview
Demonstrate and teach driving skills and techniques that align
with Schneider Training Academy guidelines and training
Train driver candidates until they reach expected levels of ability
in all in-truck and at-truck activities found in the Entry Level
Driver Training Program curriculum.
Clearly explain expectations and provide driver candidates with
verbal and written performance feedback along with suggestions for
Provide Training Academy leaders with status updates on driver
candidates who are not progressing to expected levels of ability
within set timelines.
Use every available training resource (peer instructors, Driver
Training leaders, Safety Training Managers, etc.) to help driver
candidates improve their abilities as drivers.
Maintain a work area (truck, trailer, yard and office desk) that is
clean, serviceable and reflects the professional standards of the
Successfully complete the annual instructor recertification
Haul freight as needed.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance and timeliness,
including team meetings.
Demonstrate professional behavior that aligns with Schneider core
values, high standards and dress code.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, and the scope of
the job may change as needed by business demands.
*Based on CDL driver experience, performance and location Houston
Tanker Driver Instructor qualifications
Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and DOT physical
Minimum 12 months of Class A, Tanker Carrier driving experience and
six months of verifiable instructor/training experience or minimum
five years of recent Class A driving experience.
Meet minimum driving qualifications for Schneider’s CDL drivers and
follow and have a knowledge of policies.
Live within 100 miles of Houston, TX.
Tanker endorsement required at time of hire.
HazMat endorsement required after starting - Schneider's self-paced
online certification training will help you secure it.
Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements with minimal logging or
Hours of Service violations.
Ability to recognize, analyze and correct unsafe or aggressive
Demonstrate a positive, professional attitude and the ability and
willingness to accept change.
Strong leadership qualities.
Additional Tanker Driver Instructor job benefits
Annual profit-sharing bonuses available.
Medical, dental and vision insurance, plus flexible spending
options and company-paid life insurance.
401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid
Unlimited referral bonus potential.
Credit for Military Experience and Military Apprenticeship
programs, plus more military benefits.
Leading equipment and technology specs designed for driver
Many more — see full driver benefit package.
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