Class A CDL Truck Driver (Night Shift) - Cahokia Sauget, IL


Cahokia Sauget, IL, US, 62201

Category:  Transload Operations

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  • Paid on-the-job training with peer trainers 
  • Operations training at the Safe Performance Center in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Leadership and development programs offered through Watco University 
  • Career advancement opportunities

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Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.


Hourly pay rate: $22.00 to $24.00

Schedule: Nights 6:00PM - 6:00AM

This position requires a Class A CDL



Location Information

Located on the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri, the Sauget Cahokia Marine Terminal features 35,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space and liquid storage. On-site switching is available for unit and manifest trains.


Position Description


The CDL Truck Driver is responsible for safely transporting products to customer locations. Team member will drive a 10 speed manual, 2020 Peterbilt with end dump trailers. They will haul coal from terminal to Granite City which is about 8.5 miles one way. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Drive truck to established destination to load/ unload per customer requirements.
  • Inspect truck for defects before and after trips and submit reports indicating truck condition.
  • Maintain driver logs.
  • Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs.
  • Remove snow or other foreign materials from vehicle.
  • Operate and maintain trucks.
  • Help, mentor, and train personnel.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.




  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Class A CDL License -No manual restriction
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • 1 or more year(s) related experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to pass and or obtain all reporting, testing, and certifications as required for this position.


Skills and Abilities


  • Learns from directions, observations, and mistakes and applies procedures using good judgment.
  • Provides outstanding customer service during delivery and pickup operations.
  • Works well with a team, takes direction and follows work rules, as well as take on additional job responsibilities as needed or assigned.
  • Read and accurately interpret company documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and federal and state regulations.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance.
  • Flexibility required; ability to work days, nights, weekends, holidays. Must be able to work 12-hour shifts.




Nearest Major Market: St Louis