Bird Island, MN Full Time CDL Truck Drivers Wanted
1. $2,000 Annual Performance Bonus
2. $10,000 Sign-on Bonus
Paid over 4 years.
3. $1,000 Per Referral Bonus
No limit on number of referrals.
Full-Time CDL Drivers
Bonuses For Full-Time CDL Employee Drivers
4. Health Insurance at 50% Cost to Employee
5. Holiday Pay and Paid Time Off
6. 401(k) with a 3% Match
After 5% contribution, then it goes to a 4% match.
7. Dental Insurance Employee Paid
8. HSA / FSA / Daycare Reimbursement
Full time Employees
Qualify for all benefits after 90 days.
CDL Truck Driver Responsibilities
Transporting finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers.
Inspecting vehicles for mechanical, and safety issues, and perform preventative maintenance.
Meet delivery schedules.
Document and log work, rest periods, and miles spent driving including retaining fuel and toll receipts.
Provide updates for each stage of the loading and unloading process.
Comply with FMCSA truck driving rules and regulations. Along with company policies and procedures.
Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions.
Collect and verify delivery instructions.
Report defects, accidents and violations.
CDL Truck Driver Requirements
Proven work experience as a CDL Truck Driver.
Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software like GPS, AVL, Units, CB, ELOGS, etc. but not limited too.
Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly.
Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving.
Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions, etc.).
Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment verifications.
Trucking school diploma a plus.
Valid CDL license and insurability. No CDL? MEI has a program to help get your CDL. Call 320-365-4498.
Benefits for CDL Truck Drivers
MEI Trucking participates in a 401k plan so that employees may save a portion of their earnings for retirement. Employees may elect to make regular contributions to the 401k plan up to the maximum amount allowed by Federal Law.
MEI Trucking provides the option for Group Health Insurance for full time employees. MEI will pay the Group Health Plan Premium directly to the provider. MEI will apply payment at 50% of the individual employee's monthly premium.
License, Training, & Education
MEI will pay for DOT inspection license fees and DOT health card at renewal. MEI may assist the employee in training and education costs associated with other job requirements.
Additional Benefits for CDL Truck Drivers
- MEI pays .54 cents a running mile for OTR / 2500-3000 miles a week.
- Hourly wage of $21.50 for detention, pre-trip, and post-trip.
- MEI may assist the employee in training and education costs associated with other job requirements.
- Per Diem at $59.00.
- MEI has a full-time maintenance team to keep trucks up to DOT inspection standards and to do maintenance and repairs in a timely fashion.
- Company-provided sleeper trucks.
Upper Midwest (MN, SD, ND, IA, and WI)
Live bottoms, grain trailers, belly dumps, hopper trailers, 53 ft. dry van trailers and beet trailers.
Road construction, agriculture, dry goods, amongst other things.
Over the Road Truck Driver
53 foot van hauling anything from rolled paper to batteries, to palletized seed, to aluminum cans. Drivers generally leave on a Monday morning and return on Friday so they're home for the weekend.
Road Construction Truck Driver
Haul millings from the road construction project to the pit and haul hot mix to the construction project as well. We can haul gravel and plant product as well as make deliveries to pits or road construction projects.
Harvest Truck Driver
Haul corn, beans, grain, and sugar beets to the piling sites or haul lime from Southern MN Sugar Cooperative to various farms using hoppers and live bottoms.
We have three types of haul we participate in each year. We have 53 foot van hauling. This would include hauling goods like groceries to ag seed.
Mostly Mac Trucks.
Mostly automatic and some manual make up our fleet.
Most of the work week is done Monday to Friday. Occasionally, there will be weekend work. Every effort will be made to be home on weekends.
We specialize in 53 foot dry van services. We also run belly dumps (April-Nov.) during construction season and hopper and live bottoms (Sept.-Nov.) during harvest season.
We have Macks Trucks in both manual and automatic.
Hours vary based on hauling contracts and the federal guidelines for hours of service.
What Our CDL Truck Drivers Say?
I like working for MEI because I like the atmosphere, the people I work with, and I like what I do.
The owner's real good about listening to what you need and the other coworkers are good to work with and we have a little fun on the job once and a while.
They're a wonderful company that treats you right! They truly care for the individuals.
Scheduling has been great. The drivers that I have been working with so far they have all been good. Everybody has got a different experience doing different things. It is very interesting for me.
We have a flexible schedule. We want time off we get it. Get good pay, good benefits. It's a pretty good deal.
I like it very much! Best company I have ever worked for.
Start Your CDL Truck Driver Career
After completing your application we will contact you to schedule a phone interview.
Meet with our team to learn about the opportunities with MEI Trucking.
Join the team and start living your dream.