Now Hiring: Schneider National Is Hiring a Fleet of Truckers

Fleet of Truckers At least 300 truckers will be back on the road again. Schneider National, a $3.1 billion company that's one of the largest truckload carriers in North America, is hiring 300 professional truck drivers in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico for its growing Dedicated and Bulk (tanker) divisions.

There's a lot of energy behind this hiring burst: It's fueled by new business with leading energy companies in the oil industry. Specifically, drivers will use either dry hopper tankers to deliver products into, or liquid tankers hauling condensate from, the oil extraction areas. That means that most of these new drivers won't have to make those grueling, cross-country runs.

The salaries are not bad, either: Average earnings for these full-time, permanent positions will be $40,800 to $60,500 per year (depending on experience and the specific account). Among the other benefits are good work/life balance, with most positions allowing drivers to go home each day.

Schneider is also offering comprehensive benefits packages, and drivers will be hauling no-touch freight for just one customer, which yields predictability and familiarity with the business, the customer team, and the delivery locations and routes.

Specific areas in Texas that need drivers include Alice, Laredo, Victoria, Midland and San Antonio, as well as the Oklahoma regions of Elk City and El Reno. They're also looking for drivers in the Hobbs, N.M., area.

"It is a great time to be in trucking and the energy business," said Mike Hinz, Schneider's vice president. "We are excited about the excellent career opportunities we'll be providing local residents. Our company is built on the service and professionalism our drivers exhibit on every load, every day."

Truckers with a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License are eligible, both experienced drivers and recent truck driving school graduates (tuition reimbursement is available). Tanker and Hazardous Materials endorsements are required.

In addition to these positions, Schneider is hiring company drivers and leasing owner-operators in its Regional, Over the Road and Intermodal fleets. For more information or to apply, interested drivers can visit www.schneider.com


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