Ryder System Truck Driver, Class A - FT $1000 Sign-On Bonus and Quality Home Time! in LAFAYETTE, Louisiana

Position Description

RYDER is Hiring for Class A CDL Drivers in Lafayette, LA

Interested? Apply online to job #57501 then call 817-961-8012

About The position:

  • SIgn-On Bonus: $1000!

  • Monday-Friday & rotating weekends. Shifts Vary, Average 3-4 paid layovers a week.

  • Average weekly pay of $1200

  • Previous 1+yrs flatbed driving experience required

  • A minimum of 1 year of Oil & Gas experience-O&G is defined as hauling pipe and other oilfield equipment either to Ports or onshore well sites

  • Need Tanker Endorsement, HazMat endorsement or willing to obtain within 60 days of hire, TWIC must apply upon hire

  • NO TOUCH, load securement

  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, 401k and much more!

Why Ryder?

  • 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

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: This experience must be verifiable & the driving experience must be in a Flatbed Tractor Trailer, Combination Unit:

  • 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

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  • 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 2018-57501

Primary State/Province LA

Primary City LAFAYETTE

Category Drivers

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601