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Pro Tote Wrecker Operator

Regional
Knoxville, Tennessee
Job Type
Regional
License Type
Class A CDL
Pay
$200/Daily

Job Description

We are looking for a heavy duty Wrecker Operator. We will train you to operate a Pro Tote attached to our equipment for the use in recovery of our equipment that has broken down, been involved in a collision, or otherwise not able to be driven.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consists of communicating with a Dispatcher/Breakdown Coordinator.
  • Driving to the scene of an accident/breakdown.
  • Connecting the vehicle to the tow truck, and transporting it back to the service station.
  • Driver will be responsible for attaching the disabled vehicle to the tow truck and this may include using a chain, winch, steering locks, and other devices as well as affixing lights onto the towed vehicle.
  • Driver must be flexible and willing to stay out overnight (2-3 nights/week).
  • Must possess a class A CDL and have 6 months verifiable driving experience.
  • Driver must be flexible to deliver freight and or be available for work if there is no immediate need to operate Pro Tote.

Physical Requirements: Ability to climb on, into and out of equipment, work outside to include sitting/standing/walking for an extended period of time, ability to lift heavy objects, ability to work flexible hours, basic knowledge of industrial equipment, basic mechanical skills.

 

This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental working conditions, including temperature changes, outside weather conditions, slightly elevated ambient noise levels, minor potential physical hazards, such as electrical current , moving mechanical parts, exposure to hot equipment and cleaning and pesticide chemicals; and minor atmospheric conditions affecting skin or respiratory systems, such as fumes, odors and dusts associated with internal and external service shop operations.

 

We offer a strong benefits package including:

  • Health care: Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Insurances: Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation/PTO
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Access to company resorts in Fort Myers Beach, FL and Gatlinburg, TN

Locations

Drive For Frontier Transport

Frequently Asked Questions

Company Policies, Requirements & Benefits

Yes, we do. We allow dogs that are 30 pounds or less.

Yes, we do. Passengers must be 18 years or older to ride with our drivers (we accept riders 10 years or older in the months of April-September).

Drivers must be at least 21 years of age or older.

We prefer 6 months of verifiable experience in the last 3 years. However, if you have less we offer CDL-A training.

Yes. All drivers must complete a drug screening prior to orientation. While at our orientation, drivers must also complete physical abilities testing as well as receive a physical from our on-site doctor.

Yes, we do have some home daily opportunities depending on the division. However, we primarily hire regional drivers, whom we get home on the weekends.

Our drivers are paid weekly.

Yes, we do. The specific bonus amount is dependent on a driver’s experience, location and position held.

90 Days after the start date.

Trucks

Yes, but we are primarily a ten-speed manual fleet.

We have International's, Freightliner's and Volvo's.

Yes, they are governed at 70 MPH.

We mostly haul general commodities, but we do have a temperature control division. Our drivers do not touch the freight and are not required to have a hazmat endorsement.

Orientation

Typically, orientation lasts 2 days.

Yes, drivers are paid for both days of orientation.

Orientation for all of our divisions is in Indianapolis, IN at our training facility.

We will set up and pay for your transportation (rental car) during our onboarding process before you come to our orientation.

Training Center

Yes, we have a paid 7 Week CDL-A Program.

No, we pay you to train with us. Upon completing our 7-week program, we ask that you drive for one of our divisions for 1 year.

Yes. During your time as a student at our training facility, we will house you for free.

Yes. We just require that you complete 4 weeks of driver training with us. In order to meet our 6 months of required experience, we ask that you complete 4 full weeks of on-the-road training with one of our certified driver trainers.