Now Hiring Local Chicago Drivers

Nexus is hiring!  We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Chicago Drivers:

Nexus has over 30 years of experience in 3PL distribution and is seeking experienced local drivers to join our fleet. We have steady freight originating from and delivering to our facilities so drivers spend more time driving and less time sitting. 

Benefits:

  •  Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive benefit package: Health & Dental Insurance
  • Home every night
  • 90% of work is into or out of Nexus facilities. 
  • 30% of the work includes container
  • Paid Weekly
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • SIGN ON BONUS

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate.
  • 25 years or older. 
  • Valid Class A CDL (Must Maintain). Endorsements are a plus.
  • Minimum of two years of all weather, tractor trailer experience with demonstrated success in safe operations and handling of equipment and product.
  • Customer service orientated.
  • Must meet and maintain Department of Transportation physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety sensitive employee subject to random
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Self-starter, reliable, and can work independently.
  • Ability to work irregular hours, overtime and weekends when necessary.
  • No accidents in the last 2 years

If you are interested in applying for this position, please see our Career Center to fill out the Driver Application as well as Background Check Approval.  You may also call 847-590-6211 for more information.

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Second Shift Spotter

Purpose of the Position:

Coordinate warehouse yard operations in accordance with company and DOT procedures and policies. Operate tractor-trailer in a safe manner as dictated by state and federal law. Transport and deliver product or material to meet our customer’s expectations.

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Marshall drivers and coordinate trailers to ensure efficient dock operations and a safe yard environment. Switch empty/full trailers in shipping yard for optimum loading patterns.
  • Transport loads and/or trailers over required local routes to proper destination, observing all traffic laws and safety regulations. Chock rear wheels of truck or trailer before any unloading takes place. Remove chocks before driving away from shipping dock.
  • Obtain bills of lading, packing list, necessary signatures, and return completed paper work to corresponding office.
  • Scan and handle product as required.
  • Check receipts and orders as required.
  • Attend daily shift meetings with supervisor.
  • Maintain driver log and any related records required.
  • Remove empty skids from trailer and deliver to designated piling area.
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance service duties such as checking oil, water, gasoline, and tire pressure. Report any maintenance malfunctions to the Fleet Supervisor.
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of trailers manually and by using forklift, clamp truck, or electric pallet jack. Sweep out truck body as required.  
  • Act as an ambassador for Team Nexus while on the road, visiting customer sites, and liaising with drivers in the yard.
  • Work irregular hours, overtime and weekends when necessary.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • High School Graduate.
  • 21 years or older.  
  • Valid Class A CDL (Must Maintain). Endorsements a plus.
  • Minimum of two years all weather, tractor trailer experience with demonstrated success in safe operations and handling of equipment and product.
  • Demonstrated skills with spotting trailers and marshalling drivers in a warehouse facility.
  • Forklift/Clamp Certified – must be maintained.
  • General knowledge of warehousing operations to include but not limited to – material handling,  

product scanning, and checking of receipts and orders.

  • Customer service orientated.
  • Must meet and maintain Department of Transportation physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety sensitive employee subject to random substance abuse screening under company policy.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Demonstrated skills with reading and comprehending product labels.
  • Self-starter, reliable, and can work independently.
  • Ability to work irregular hours, overtime and weekends when necessary.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please see our Career Center to fill out the Driver Application as well as Background Check Approval.  You may also call 847-590-6211 for more information.