Bird Island, MN Full Time Truck Drivers Wanted

MEI Trucking, LLC is looking for experienced CDL truck drivers to join our team to serve our supply chain logistics department in a safe and timely manner.

  • $2000 Yearly Performance Bonus

    After 90 days of employment.

  • Holiday Pay & Paid Time Off

    After 90 days of employment.

  • HSA / FSA / Daycare Reimbursement

    After 90 days of employment.

  • Health Insurance at 50% Cost to Employee

    After 90 days of employment.

  • Dental Insurance

    After 90 days of employment.

  • 401(k) with a 3% Match

    After 5% contribution, then it goes to a 4% match. After 90 days of employment.

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.

  • Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules.

  • Document and log work, rest periods, and miles spent driving including retaining fuel and toll receipts.

  • Input "macros" when requested and updates for each stage of the loading and unloading process.

  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as 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

CDL Truck Driver Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a 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.

  • No recent moving or driving violations and clean MVR.

  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions, etc.).

  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.

  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.

  • Trucking school diploma a plus.

  • Valid truck driving license and insurability.

Benefits for CDL Truck Drivers

  • Retirement Plan

    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. 

  • Health & Dental Insurance

    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 all required pesticide applicator licenses (if applicable), 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 / 2000-3000 miles a week.
  • Hourly wage of $21.50 (detention, pre-trip, post-trip)
  • During construction season we pay construction prevailing base rates of $25.75 to $34.85. Fringe being $11.00 to $21.75 an hour. Construction non-prevailing rate is $26.00
  • If the job is more than an hour away from home base, we will get you a room to stay overnight.
  • 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.
Jordan - Driver at MEI

MEI Trucking offers competitive pay based on experience.

If you are interested in learning more contact us,
call our office at 320-365-4498 between the hours of
8:00am - 4:30pm.

  • Haul Regionally

    Upper Midwest (MN, SD, ND, IA, and WI)

  • Trailer Options

    Live bottoms, grain trailers, belly dumps, hopper trailers, 53 ft. dry van trailers and beet trailers.

  • Haul For

    Road construction, agriculture, dry goods, amongst other things.

  • Over the Road Truck Driver

    Haul anything from rolled paper to batteries, to palletized seed, to aluminum cans and more. Drivers will leave on a Monday morning and return home Friday so they are 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.

What do you haul?

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.

What type of trucks do you run?

Mostly Mac Trucks.

Are your trucks automatic or manual?

Mostly manual but we are increasing the number of automatics to our fleet each year.

Will I be home on the weekends?

Most of the work week is done Monday to Friday. Occasionally, there will be weekend work.

What are the hours?

Hours vary based on hauling contract and the federal guidelines for hours on the road. Most drivers are on the road by 6 am on Monday and home by 6 pm on Friday.

What kind of benefits do you have?

Health and Dental insurance options, up to a 3% match in retirement, paid time off.

What Our CDL Truck Drivers Say?

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