Job: Class A Driver 50K Annually

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Posted: 04/20/2017

Job Reference #: 1547529

Job Description

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




Matheson Inc. is looking for experienced Full Time Class A Drivers who are self-motivated and career-minded Des Moines, IA.

Matheson is a diversified national transportation carrier proudly serving the United States Postal Services since 1964. As a business partner of the United States Postal Service, Matheson is committed to the belief that “service must be reliable, convenient, and must improve continuously.” We take pride in the fact that our service is consistently at or above the 99% performance level.


  • This is a full time position, performing local shuttle work between two facilities
  • Dedicated runs (No Touch Bulk Mail) with scheduled pickup times.
  • Non-smoking environment.
  • This is a fast paced 24/7 operation providing service to the USPS
  • Typical schedule is five days or evenings per week, averaging 50 to 55 hours
  • Communicate effectively with USPS Officials and other drivers on the shift


  • Check the vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.

  • Electronically maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to the vehicles.

  • Operate equipment such as truck cab computers, CB radios and telephones to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors or other drivers.

  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks such as adding oil, fuel, radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.

  • Perform emergency roadside repairs such as installing light bulbs or tire chains.

  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS), or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
  • Pre loaded trailers/ No Touch Bulk Mail.


  • CDL Driver’s License

  • 1 years recent Class A driving experience (verifiable)

  • Clean MVR

  • Ability to pass the USPS security clearance

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and a DOT drug screen/physical including a functional capacity exam

Compensation: $20.98 per Hour plus Health benefits and 401K (Hourly rate is determined by the USPS Wage Determination)

Matheson Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Req Number

Des Moines  

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