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Allied Building Stores

Trucking Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Are you looking for a place to put your experience to work? ABS has Driver Opportunities for Experienced Class "A" CDL Over-the-Road Drivers (Home Every Weekend)

As needed, Allied Building Stores, Inc. (ABS) recruits experienced Class "A" CDL Drivers to haul lumber and building materials in our 13 southern state service area. (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee)

Allied Building Stores, Inc. (ABS), located in Monroe, Louisiana is a wholesaler of lumber and building materials. ABS is 100% owned by its Dealer members, each of who operates an independent retail lumber business or home center in our twelve state service area. ABS neither owns Dealers nor sells lumber or building materials directly to the public. The basic purpose of the company is to serve as a central purchasing agent for its Dealers. Our mission since 1965 at ABS is to enhance its members' abilities to compete favorably in the marketplace by reducing the costs of goods and services that each dealer must purchase in order to operate.

Job Seeker Contact Information

Thank you for your interest in Allied Building Stores, Inc. To apply for a driver position, please click here or use the link “ABS Job Application” to access our online ABS Truck Driver employment application . The link is computer, smartphone and tablet user friendly. You may also request a paper application. Incomplete information will delay the processing of your application or prevent it from being submitted or accepted.

In compliance with the Federal and State equal employment laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job related disability, or any other protected group status.

To fill out your online or paper application, you will need to know the following:
  • Social Security Number
  • Home address history for the past 3 years
  • Current driver license and driver license history for the past 3 years
  • Employment history up to 10 years
  • History of traffic accidents, violations and/or convictions from the last 3 years (including DUI or reckless driving conviction and license suspension)
  • Criminal history
  • Military history (if applicable)
If you do not have access to a computer or other device, you may obtain a paper application at Allied Building Stores, Inc., 850 Kansas Lane, Monroe, LA. (318) 699-9100. For paper applications, a resume may be attached to your application, but may not be substituted for the completed application or any portion thereof.

Requirements

  • Must have at least (12) twelve months of verifiable tractor trailer experience, three plus years preferred. Previous experience with flatbed trailers and/or curtain side trailers a plus!
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment DOT drug screen, background investigation, and post-offer physical examination.
  • State and Federal regulations govern the qualifications and standards for truck drivers. All drivers must comply with Federal regulations and any State regulations exceeding Federal requirements.
  • Truck drivers must have a current valid class "A" CDL issued by the State in which they live, and a MVR that meets or exceeds company insurability standards
  • Ongoing maintenance of an acceptable driving record, CDL license, and CDL medical certification is a condition of employment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English well enough to converse, understand traffic signs, respond to official inquiries and fill out required forms and reports.

Benefits

Home every weekend

Updataed pay categories and benefits

  • ABS offers competitive compensation package that includes:
    • Pay Per Practical Route Mile - Many companies in the trucking industry use what is referred to as "Short Route Miles". Our Practical Route Miles reflect about two (2) to four (4) percent more miles - for which you are paid - and more accurately represent your actual route.
    • Load Pay
    • Stop Pay
    • Cell Phone Allowance
    • Paid Orientation and Training
    • Years of Service Award Program
    • Safety Incentive Program
    • Discounts on Company Products and Services
    • Performance / Pay Evaluations Annually
    • Company Paid TWIC Card
    • Company Paid DOT Physicals and Renewals
  • ABS Paid Leave Benefits
    • Holiday
    • Sick
    • Vacation - based on years of service
    • Jury Duty
    • Bereavement
  • An excellent benefits package that includes:
    • Health - Two options are provided with the company paying 95% of the cost of coverage for the High Deductible Plan and 91% of employee coverage for a traditional co-pay plan. Tax deferred payroll deduction options are also available. Dependent coverage is also available with a portion of the coverage paid by the company depending on the plan selection and the coverage elected.
    • Dental Insurance - 100% paid for employee with tax deferred payroll deduction options for dependent coverage
    • Vision Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability Insurance - 100% paid by ABS for employee
    • No Cost Life Insurance - Employee, Spouse and Dependent Child(ren) up to qualifying age.
    • 401K Plan including Employee Matching and Employer Contributions - Rollover Options Available
    • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts & Dependent Care Accounts
    • Health Savings Plan (HSA)
    • Payroll Deducted Optional Insurance Plans Available - short term disability, accident, cancer, intensive care, life, and much more.
  • Quality of Life Programs include:
    • Passenger / Rider Program
    • Pet Policy
    • Payroll Direct Deposit
    • Wellness initiatives, company sponsored birthday & anniversary recognition, holiday celebrations and much more.
  • Driver Extras:
    • Drivers are assigned a primary vehicle with no slip-seating
    • Pike Pass, E-Z Toll and Pre-Pass
    • 2015 or newer trucks
    • Stay in a Southern 13 States Area
    • Dispatchers who know you by name
    • Open door policy with ALL members of management!
ADDRESS
850 Kansas Lane
Monroe, LA 71203


CONTACTS
Email: info@@abs-link.com
Phone:(318-699-9100)

OFFICE HOURS
M-F 7:00am -5:00pm
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