Schneider National, Inc. Driver - Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker Truck Driver - Class A CDL in Champaign, Illinois

Over-the-Road (OTR) Tanker truck drivers at Schneider travel the country and specialize in the safe transfer of bulk liquid chemicals - 2/3 of them non-hazardous. OTR Tanker truckers earn up to $0.52 per mile* with a weekly performance pay up to $0.04 per mile (up to $77,000 per year with accessorial pay) and get home every other week.

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Never pulled a tanker? No worries! Schneider provides industry-leading paid tanker training and ongoing advancement opportunities. Get started now and advance your career as part of Schneider's elite group of OTR Tanker drivers, enjoying a small-company feel with large-company benefits!

Eligible CDL Truck Driver Applicants: All Class A CDL holders

Illinois Tanker Truck Driver Pay

  • Up to $0.52 per mile*

  • Performance pay up to $0.04 per mile more, paid out weekly

  • Up to $77,000 per year* with average 15% of pay from accessorials

  • $10,000 or $25,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers*

  • $6,000 sign-on bonus for inexperienced drivers

  • Loading and unloading pay

  • 100% hazmat endorsement reimbursed upon receipt

*Based on CDL driver experience

Over-the-Road Tanker Truck Driver Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, plus flexible spending options

  • 401(k) savings plan with company match

  • Paid orientation and time off

  • Up to $7,000 tuition reimbursement (paid at $200/month) for qualified drivers

  • Paid 3-day refresher course option for drivers restarting a driving career

  • Credit for Military Experience and Military Apprenticeship programs, plus more military benefits

  • Many more - see full list of benefits

Illinois Tanker Truck Driver Qualifications

  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

  • Live within 75 miles of Chicago,IL, Kankakee, IL, Joliet, IL or Gary, IN, and live in Indiana or Illinois

  • Tanker endorsements required at time of hire

  • Hazmat endorsements required within 30 days of hire

  • TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Card) preferred before hire. Required to start process within 60 days of hire.

More Reasons to Select Schneider Tanker

  • Average fleet age less than 3 years, over 2/3 automated transmissions

  • Nationwide facility network, many locations offering free showers, laundry, WiFi, exercise equipment, TV lounges, cafeterias and more

  • Nationwide parking network with 24/7 access to free and safe parking

  • 24/7/365 operations and maintenance support to keep you moving

  • Industry-leading, personalized tanker training with paid orientation

  • Learn more about Schneider's Tanker division

Why Schneider?

Schneider has led the industry since 1935 because we understand one simple, profound truth: It's all about people. The best combination of freight, money, equipment and home time is a byproduct of respecting each and every individual. You'll be treated right from the moment you apply.

"I'm not a number at Schneider. I'm a person. When you have people that ask how you are or wish you a happy birthday or a happy anniversary, that means a lot." Bill, Schneider driver

Join one of the top trucking companies in Illinois and Indiana. Call 800-447-7433 for more information about becoming an Over-the-Road Tanker driver with Schneider!

Schneider uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired associates. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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