CDL Class A Drivers

Gertsen Interstate Systems, Inc   Joliet, IL   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on June 5, 2021

Gertsen Interstate Systems, Inc. (Family Owned and Operated for over 125 Years)

Please visit our website to fill out the online Driver's application or click on the below link.  Any questions contact Loida or Steve at 708.483.8850


Class A CDL Driver (Home Daily, Full Benefits) (Joliet, IL)

Compensation: Starting Hourly Pay: $28.00 per hour, drivers can expect to work an average of 50-60 hours per week (M-F).


(1) All drivers are paid hourly, home daily, and the work hours are Monday thru Friday, weekend work is available upon request.

(2) Holidays: Seven paid holidays (hourly wage x 8 hours per day)

 New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Day after Thanksgiving, July 4th and Christmas Day

(3) Vacations: (Paid vacations @ the driver's current hourly rate x 9 hours per day) 1 through 2 Years = One Week, 3 through 6 Years = Two Weeks, 7 Years and up = Three Weeks

(4) Health, Dental and Vision Insurance: (Optional) 90 day waiting period.

(5) 401K Plan: (Optional)

Six months minimum full time employment required to qualify, Jan and July 1st are the two sign up dates. Employees can contribute up to 15% and the company will match .50 cents on the dollar through 5%.

(6) Performance Bonus: $250.00 quarterly performance bonus, based on Safety, Attendance and Maintenance.

(7) Tractors: Driver's will have permanent tractor assignment. If the tractor assigned is unavailable the driver will have another tractor assigned by the dispatcher or supervisor on duty. All trucks are late model Volvo Day cabs with air ride, AM/FM radio, Bluetooth, a/c, etc.

(8) D.O.T. Physicals: (Required prior to employment) Gertsen will pay for the initial D.O.T. physical and each physical renewal thereafter.

(9) Pre-Employment Drug Screen: (Required prior to employment)

Gertsen will pay for the Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Screening and all random screenings thereafter.

(10) All Drivers will have Electronic Logs/tablets.

(11) Tolls: I-Pass, Indiana Toll Cards and Pre-Pass (Scale By-Pass) will be Furnished.

(12) Communication: Tractors are equipped with a tablet for electronic logs.

(13) CDL Class "A" license is required.

(14) All drivers must obtain a Class A CDL Driver’s License for the state they reside in within 30 days of hire.

(15) A one day paid orientation is required upon job acceptance.

(16) One day paid driver ride-a-long training program required upon job acceptance.

(17) Driver's do not load or unload any freight. (100% No Touch)

(18) Drivers pay period is weekly, paid on Friday, we do not hold any weeks pay. (Direct Deposit is required)

(19) Benefits are for full time drivers only.

(20) Misc. Information: DOT Rating = Satisfactory, Very low Driver Turnover, 100% DOT Compliant, 100% company drivers, hourly pay, average work shift is 10-14 hours per shift or 50-70 hours per week.

(21) Two year minimum Class A CDL experience required, minimum driver age to qualify is 25 years old, any felony convictions will be reviewed, no past positive drug screens, all MVR, DAC, PSP, and CSA scores will be reviewed.



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Family owned and operated since 1892, over 125 years in business.


Please call Loida or Steve in the Safety Department at 708.483.8850 with any questions.


Please visit our website to fill out the online application or click on the link below.