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3600 Port of Tacoma Rd, Tacoma, WA 98424, USA Req #762
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Alaska West Express provides truckload transportation throughout the United States and Canada, specializing in shipments to and from Alaska where we are a leader in transporting liquid- and dry-bulk products, hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals, and petroleum products. With our fleet of flatbeds, stretch, lowboy, single- and double-drop trailers, we are recognized for dependable service to the oilfield, mining, construction, and manufacturing industries.

Alaska West Express, Inc. in Tacoma, WA is looking for a reliable, energetic commercial driver with heavy-haul and hazmat experience to join our team. The successful candidate must have a clean driving record and will ensure loads are delivered safely, efficiently, and timely while following company procedures and government regulations. Additional duties include inspecting trucks and trailers for defects to ensure safe operating conditions, loading and unloading cargo, conducting chemical transfer operations, and operating all equipment in a safe professional manner.

What makes you successful in this position:

  • Must possess a valid class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with HazMat, Tanker and Doubles/Triples endorsements
  • 2 – 5 years of tractor-trailer driving experience, with experience transporting and securing shipments including oversize loads and heavy machinery
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 
  • Must have the ability to obtain a DOT medical certificate
  • Good judgment and a commitment to safe driving

Why should you work here?

  • Competitive wages with safety and performance bonuses
  • 401k plan with up to 6% employer match 
  • Excellent benefit options including medical, dental, and vision with low costs for full family coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Ability to move and grow with an expanding organization

* This is a Safety Sensitive position

Alaska West Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Must pass a pre-employment drug test, background check and physical.

Other details

  • Job Family 0700-Driver
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $35.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $37.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd, Tacoma, WA 98424, USA