Hotshot Driver - Class A required - 141

  • Job Reference: 1355236156-2
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2024
  • Employer: Copart
  • Location: Sikeston, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, Intelligent Transportation, Public Transport, Rail Drivers, Rail Transport, Road Transport, Safety & Compliance, Taxi & Personal Travel, Training, Education & Instruction, Transport Planning, Modelling & Design, Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Copart is now seeking hotshot transport drivers, in select markets, for their FlexForce team. This team will drive hotshot-style trucks with 4/5 car trailers. These drivers will support the local Copart facility in moving vehicles to and from other Copart locations as needed. In addition, the candidate will operate one of our frontend loaders to load/unload and move cars about the facility when not driving. During a special project or catastrophe, the drivers will be deployed to various locations across the country to assist in Catastrophe Response (hurricane, hail, flooding). Overnight travel is expected to be 25-50+% of the time and catastrophe response travel will be mandatory. If you're seeking competitive pay in the auto transportation industry, look no further. At Copart, we believe in rewarding hard work, and with our piece rate-based pay system, the right person has the potential to earn $85,000/year, while traveling and assisting other facilities. Copart's top performers earn $100,000/year. When you are not driving you will earn an hourly rate of $21.88. Drivers will receive additional compensation as well as a $45/day in per diem when traveling. What qualities do we seek in our drivers? We value professionalism, hard work, focus, and teamwork. Class A driver's license is required, we will provide comprehensive training to equip you with everything you need to succeed. What will we bring to the table? We have everything you need to get started - Newly delivered trucks and 4 and 5-car transports, insurance, training, and advancement opportunities. Copart offers health insurance (vision, dental available), life insurance, 401k match, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, paid time off, and our employee stock purchase program! Responsibilities and Duties: Must be willing to travel nationally on short notice for extended periods of time Deploy to catastrophe events within 24 hours when directed to do so Pick-up and delivery of vehicles to designated Copart facility Load/unload vehicles safely and free of damage Operate company equipment in compliance with safety regulations Maintain and assure good operating condition of all equipment and facilities Other tasks as assigned by the manager in support of daily auctions Skills & Experience Must meet background screening criteria Must possess a Class A Driver's License issued by your state of residence Ability to travel by plane Military applicants are strongly encouraged to apply Completive piece-rate pay Must be able to work long hours 12+ hours per day Be able to travel with 24 hours or less notice Ability to work in extreme conditions, weather and terrain Occasional overtime as needed. Travel will be required Benefits include: Medical, Dental, & Vision 401 (K) Employee Stock Purchase Plan Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account Life & AD&D PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: STANDING: 20% SITTING: 50% WALKING: 20% BENDING: 5% STOOPING:5% CLIMBING: 10% TRAVEL: 50% + LIFTING: 35 Pounds