Regional Truck Driver

at Western Transport Inc. in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Regional Truck Driver

Western Transport, Inc. is a locally owned and operated, Idaho Falls refrigerated, trucking company. We have been in business since 1963 and are looking for regional drivers. We believe that our greatest asset is our people. We offer competitive pay, 401(k), medical and dental benefits, and paid vacation.

Our Regional drivers safely pick up and deliver refrigerated freight in the Western 11.  Regional drivers will be home the majority of weekends. 

We offer personalized, friendly dispatch who are available 24/7. Our in-house shop maintains your late model equipment and our safety department prides itself in having the safest drivers on the road. We ask for a minimum of 2 years driving experience for this position. Must have a valid CDL A and DOT Med Card. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing following DOT guidelines. Must be able to lift, push, and pull at least 50+ lbs.

Fill out an application on our website: or give us a call at 208.529.9327 ext. 3, option 1. Become a Regional truck driver! We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Duties

  • Drivers and dispatch plan what day and time that the driver is to report to the terminal.
  • Dispatch determines the trip, load, and customer(s) to be serviced.
  • Driver determines the number of hours and distance he/she will cover for the day based on many variables: hours of service available, miles to cover, dispatch plans, weather, road conditions, and delivery schedules.
  • Perform thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspection of tractor and trailer.
  • Driver makes a daily call to dispatch to report location, hours worked the previous day, and load temps.
  • Driver follows predetermined route provided by dispatch.
  • Driver monitors truck, trailer, and cargo conditions throughout trip. He/she determines when to fuel and when and where to shut down for the day based on the trip plan. Breaks, meals, and fueling stops are planned and log entries are updated throughout the day. Any irregularities are reported to dispatch.
  • Upon returning to the terminal, the driver refuels his/her tractor and trailer and parks in the appropriate location. Driver completes the Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR).
  • Driver reports to dispatch, returns trip envelope to accounting, and informs the shop of any equipment concerns.



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Passenger ride along program
  • Pet rider program

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Detention pay
  • Extra stop pay
  • Layover pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Passed DOT Inspection pay
  • Chain-up pay

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 - $105,000.00 per year


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Job Posting: 1954908

Posted On: Jan 26, 2023

Updated On: Mar 14, 2023

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