Ryder System Truck Driver, Class A - NEW PAY INCREASE - $70k Annually Plus $6K SIGN ON BONUS! in GRIDLEY, Illinois

Position Description

CLASS A Regional Flatbed Truck Driver- HOME WEEKLY

$6000 Sign-On Bonus

$70,000 Annual Earning Potential

Assigned Trucks - No Slip Seating

Recruiter Contact: Lisa Kompf 315-729-5798

To apply, please complete online application:


About the position:

  • Estimated Average Annual Salary : Potential to earn $70,000 annually plus a $6,000 Sign-On Bonus

  • Work Week : Depending on the first delivery: you could leave Sunday afternoon and return home late Thursday or early Friday. Or you would leave Monday afternoon and return home Fri evening.

  • Product: Steel Walls & Roofs

  • Delivery Area(s): IL, IN, OH, MI, NE, MN, TN, KY, KS, MO, IA

  • Comprehensive benefit package : Health, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation/ holidays and much more!

  • Paid Every Friday ! Direct Deposit Available!

  • Safe & reliable Equipment

Why Ryder?

  • Great Earning Potential : Potential to earn $70,000 annually

  • Strong Safety Culture!

  • Safe & Reliable Equipment!

  • Stability :Ryder has been in business since 1933 & employs over 8,000 drivers nation-wide!

  • Benefits :Full, Comprehensive Benefit Package. Health, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Program & much more!

  • Ryder Maintenance :Fuel/Maintenance Facilities across the country. 24 hour, 7 day Road Side Assistance Program

Please note: In order to be considered for employment with Ryder as a Class A Driver - you must meet one of the experience levels listed below:

  • 12 months experience within the past 3 years, OR

  • 2 years' experience within the last 5 years, OR

  • 5 years' experience within the last 10 years




  • Minimum 22 years of age

  • Pass a Ryder Drug Test

  • Pass a Ryder Background and Motor vehicle check including Drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years

  • Pass a DOT physical

  • Pass a Ryder road test

  • Provide appropriate CDL and endorsements for the position

  • Must have Class A verifiable experience in a tractor trailer or comparable vehicle:

  • 12 months experience within the past 3 years, OR

  • 2 years’ experience within the last 5 years, OR

  • 5 years’ experience within the last 10 years

  • Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations policies and/or procedures

Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


This position is primarily responsible for safely driving a commercial vehicle and requires compliance with safety & DOT Regulations, continuous training and customer service.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines

  • Detecting and eliminating or minimizing safety hazards Maintaining accurate records and logs

  • Loading/Unloading freight or assisting in the loading/unloading of freight if required by customer

  • Other tasks as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-56869

Primary State/Province IL

Primary City GRIDLEY

Category Drivers

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601