Shift your career up a gear

Drive for Halvor, then become a trainer and earn 27 cents more per mile

Are you looking for an experienced truck driving job that pays well and advances your driving career? Do you want to earn an additional 27 cents per dispatched mile for sharing your OTR experience?

Become a Halvor Gold driver trainer!

Our Halvor Gold CDL Training program is recruiting experienced drivers to provide on-the-job truck driver training to Halvor Gold students who have earned their CDL and are ready to hit the road with an experienced truck driver.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • A valid CDL
  • 90 days employment with Halvor Lines as a professional driver
  • A solid safety record
  • Demonstrated compliance with federal Hours of Service (HOS) regulations
  • Reliable, on-time deliveries
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Meeting Halvor’s fuel compliance standards

Job Description:
As a Halvor Gold driver trainer, you will help Halvor Gold students put into practice the skills they learned during their classroom and instructor-led driving instruction. Here is a partial list of the types of things you will be asked to work on with your trainees:

  • Reinforcing safe driving techniques demonstrated during initial Halvor Gold training, including observing speed limits, traffic signs, etc.
  • Coaching and helping drivers enhance their backing skills in real-word settings
  • Conducting thorough pre-trip inspections, including tire pressure and tire wear, air hose wear and rubbing, etc.
  • Trip and route planning, with a focus on the importance of on-time deliveries and staying within federal HOS regulations
  • Tips for maximizing use of Halvor’s electronic logging devices (ELDs)
  • Enhancing skills related to the division you are running, e.g. load securement for flatbed, monitoring and adjusting refrigerated trailer temps for reefer, etc.
  • Reinforcing the importance of regular communication with dispatch and safety
  • Customer service skills and communication with shippers

As a CDL trainer, you will also be responsible for conducting weekly evaluations of your trainees and have the opportunity to build your skills and connect with other trainers at annual trainer meetings. You will have the support of our Halvor Gold Finishing Program team, who will work with you on issues that may arise during training sessions.

If you are looking for a truck driver training job, we would love to connect. Apply now or contact one of our recruiters to learn more.

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