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FLASH has been a family-owned business since it started in 1984. The same values of a typical family are practiced in our organization. A family is built on trust, respect, communication, and loyalty. It is those same values with which FLASH does business; treating our employees and customers with such, and expecting the same in return from our employees. FLASH has worked hard to become what it is today, and is looking for individuals that are willing and wanting to contribute to our growth. If you are hard-working, believe in safety, are passionate, and understand the importance of delivering excellent customer service, FLASH will be a great fit for you.

Why work for FLASH? We feel our benefit package is among the best in the industry and our local communities!

  • Available to all full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • Local drivers – Home daily (occasional overnight stays may be required)
  • OTR driver - Home weekends, and often 1 or 2 nights during the week
  • Late-model equipment
  • Competitive wages
  • Driver Safe-driving mileage bonus
  • Attendance bonus
  • Health, Dental, Life, Prescription, and Vision Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Matching 401(k) program (25% match, up to 6% of salary)
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Overtime pay

DRIVER POSITIONS AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!!!
(in alphabetical order by state)

Local Driver - La Salle, IL

  • Position: Local Driver
  • Terminal: La Salle, IL
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday (1:00am start; 4:00pm/5:00pm/10:00pm night shifts also available)
  • Equipment: pneumatic/sand

Local Driver - Troy, IN

  • Position: Local Driver
  • Terminal: Troy, IN
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday (1:00am and 1:00pm starts)
  • Equipment: pneumatic/sand

Local Driver - Port Inland, MI

  • Position: Local Driver
  • Terminal: Troy, IN
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday
  • Equipment: pneumatic/lime

Local Driver - Green Bay, WI - Sign on Bonus! up to $3,000!

  • Position: Local Driver
  • Terminal: Green Bay, WI
  • Shifts Available: Monday -Friday (5pm start);Tuesday - Saturday OR Sunday - Thursday (5:00pm start)
  • Equipment: pneumatic/lime

Local Driver - Green Bay, WI - Weekends Only!!! Sign on Bonus! up to $2,500!

  • Position: Local Driver - 3 Day Shift - Full Benefits - Weekend Premium Pay!!!
  • Terminal: Green Bay, WI
  • Shifts Available: Friday/Saturday/Sunday OR Saturday/Sunday/Monday (5:00pm start time)
  • Equipment: pneumatic - lime and sand

OTR Driver - Green Lake, WI

  • Position: OTR Driver
  • Terminal: Green Lake, WI
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday; home weekends!
  • Equipment: pneumatic/sand/lime/foodgrade

Local Driver - Green Lake, WI

  • Position: Local Driver
  • Terminal: Green Lake, WI
  • Shifts Available Immediately: Monday - Friday (4:00am, 5:00pm); Sunday - Thursday (2:00pm); Tuesday - Saturday (3:00pm, 4:00pm start)
  • Positions Opening Soon: Monday - Friday 2:00am (available Jan. 1, 2015)
  • Equipment: pneumatic/sand/lime

Utility Driver - Green Lake, WI

  • Position: Utility Driver (heavy equipment hauler; will haul dry bulk when no equipment to move)
  • Terminal: Green Lake, WI
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday (days)
  • Equipment: lowboy, flatbed, pneumatic, end dump

Local Driver - Taylor, WI

  • Position: Local Driver
  • Terminal: Taylor, WI
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday (5:00am & 9:00am start times)
  • Equipment: end dump and/or pneumatic

Driver Requirements

  • Valid Class A CDL
  • One year of current tractor/trailer driving experience
  • Good driving and work record
  • Pass a DOT physical and DOT drug screen
  • Local drivers may be required to handle overnight loads on occasion
  • US Passport or Passport Card (required for OTR, Utility, UP of MI, and Green Bay positions
  • Green Bay and UP of Michigan drivers will deliver to Canadian customers on occasion.

Essential Functions of all Driver Positions: Drivers must be able to perform the following functions and expect to do so on a consistent basis throughout the course of his/her shift. This list is not comprehensive and may include other functions.

  • Ability to drive for as many as 11 hours in one shift (12 hours with certain state exceptions)
  • Ability to perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of tractor and trailer
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time in the tractor
  • Report to Dispatch at a specified time
  • Maintain communication with Dispatch via on-board computers throughout shift
  • Lift and carry hoses up to 50 lbs.
  • Climbing in and out of tractor, on top of trailer, and on top of railcars.
  • Bending repeatedly.
  • Crouching, walking, standing, and sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to understand and do simple math.
  • Able to read, write, and understand the English language.
  • Comply with all other company policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and New Hire Guide.

Diesel Technician -Troy, IN

  • Position: Diesel Technician
  • Terminal: Troy, IN
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday (AM & PM shifts)

Diesel Technician -Taylor, WI

  • Position: Diesel Technician
  • Terminal: Taylor, WI
  • Shifts Available: Monday - Friday (12:00pm - 8:30pm)

Required Technician Qualifications

  • Prefer at least 3 years of hands-on diesel and/or trailer technician experience, including, but not limited to:
    • Fleet Maintenance
    • Computer diagnostics
    • Electronic engines
    • Preventative maintenance experience (tractors and trailers)
    • Welding and fabricating
    • Electrical troubleshooting
  • Good work record, with references
  • Must provide own hand tools

Entry level technician positions also available! All interested technicians encouraged to apply!

OTHER POSITIONS

Dispatcher - Green Lake, WI

  • Position: Dispatcher or Dispatch Assistant (based on experience)
  • Compensation: Dispatcher (salary, starting at $40k); Assistant (hourly, starting at $14/hour)
  • Terminal: Green Lake, WI
  • Shifts Available: 3rd Shift; Monday - Friday
  • Responsibilities: Qualified candidate will have at least five years of dispatching and logistics experience. Ideally, candidate will be an expert in using a satellite-based communication system. Candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. This position has a close working relationship with all other dispatchers. FLASH Dispatch operates via a satellite tracking and communication system, making computer skills a vital part of the job. Each shift a dispatcher is required to monitor customer inventory levels and incoming email and phone orders. It is imperative each dispatcher become extremely familiar with all areas of the business. This allows for flow between shifts and on weekends and the ability to make adjustments to the schedule as needed. This position requires a mandatory rotation of weekend on-call.

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Highly motivated individual, with strong logistical and geographical knowledge, with an ability to look beyond day-to-day operations, and has a positive attitude. Ideal candidate will be proficient with a fully-integrated dispatch system. FLASH strives to offer superior customer service, and requires all employees to carry out that mission. Dispatchers are expected to communicate with shippers and consignees in a manner that satisfies their needs and keeps them informed. Internally, dispatchers are the acting supervisors of drivers. Essential job functions include but are not limited to:
    * Enter orders into system accurately and timely as a part of the Dispatch process.
    * Provide exceptional customer service.
    * Knowledge of DOT / FMCSA / CSA regulations
    * Rotating weekend on-call

Tank Wash Tech - Green Lake, WI - accepting applications only

  • Position: Tank Wash Tech
  • Terminal: Green Lake, WI
  • Shifts Available: 2nd Shift; Full Time
  • Responsibilities: Performing tractor/trailer exterior washes and interior tank cleaning. Successful candidate must be able to follow all tank wash policies and procedures, including documentation and accurate reporting measures. Position is required to move equipment in and out of the wash bay and within our yard. Must follow all safety measures and policies. Successful candidate will have mechanical ability, a good work record, and references.

How do I Apply for Employment at FLASH? (choose any ONE of the following options)

Mail Completed Applications and Resumes to: PO Box 574 - Green Lake, WI 54941

Please submit only one form of the application. Upon receipt of your application, our Human Resource Department will contact you if there are any questions or to set up an interview. In the event you are not contacted (and/or not hired immediately), FLASH will keep your application active for six months. Furthermore, your application will be kept on file for one year to be considered for future opportunities.