Drive for Mapletree Transportation

Mapletree is looking to Add Drivers

Driver Qualifications

  • 2 years verifiable transportation experience in previous 5 years (Semi)
  • 6 months Commercial Driving experience in the previous 2 years (all other divisions)
  • 23 years of age or older
  • Valid DOT physical
  • Able to pass Pre-Contract Drug Screen
  • 5 points or fewer on an MVR
  • No moving violation suspensions in the last 5 years
  • Able to Log according to D.O.T. regulations
  • No more than 25 points in any Field on a P.S.P.
  • D.O.T. Truck inspection within 60 days
  • Ability to travel to all 48 states
  • 2005 or newer 1 ton pick-up With TT and FW hitches (for Pick-up Division)
  • No history of drug or alcohol related offenses
  • Smart phone with Camera and ability to send photos
  • Recommended: US passport, passport card, or any US state dept. approved document

Pick up Truck requirements

  • Trucks over 10 years old must be approved by recruiting
  • Truck License plate must be sufficient to legalize a combination of truck and trailer up to 26,000lbs. Mapletree recommends the equivalent of an Indiana 26,000lbs truck plate.
  • Truck must be a full size ¾ or 1 ton truck
  • Must submit a completed DOT inspection-preformed within last 60 days.

Truck must be equipped with the following:

  1. Class III receiver rated at least 10,000 lbs.
  2. 5th wheel (5th wheel is optional, not mandatory to start) Rating should be at least 20,000lbs.
  3. Gooseneck hitch is optional
  4. Full width mud flaps located at rear bumper, as well as mud flaps directly behind tire 6” from ground
  5. RV mirrors
  6. Weight distribution hitch rates 1,000lbs positioned 20”- 22” from ground
  7. Two balls sized 2” and 2 5/16”
  8. Bargman 7-way electric trailer plugs at rear bumper and in truck bed
  9. 12-Volt automotive, or deep cycle marine top post battery with case
  10. Fire extinguisher (mounted), set of 3 safety triangles or flares and assorted fuses for truck and trailer
  11. Torque wrench with 3 deep well with socket size ¾”, 13/16” and 7/8”
  12. Bottle jack or another jack suitable to change trailer tire
  13. Electric brake control
  14. Place to hook a breakaway cable to truck
  15. Toll Transponder

Optional:

  1. Ratchet straps, chains or cables
  2. Hitch padlock
  3. Fuel tank (direct feed) & tool box no more than 2” above top the top of the bed rails. Fuel tanks must have a DOT certified sticker and capacity clearly labeled.
  4. Tool kit
  5. Weight Distribution bars

Motorized Tow Vehicle Requirements

  1. Vehicles must weigh less than 4,000 lbs. with all hitch equipment
  2. Must be insured and registered
  3. A set of DOT approved triangles
  4. Tow lights
  5. A properly installed base plate

Lowboy requirements

  1. A Semi-tractor which is 15 years or newer
  2. A lowboy trailer with 48-53 feet of deck space. Trailer must be able to take a full 53 foot load.
  3. Lowboy trailer must be capable of carrying a 102 inch wide and up to 10’ 5” high unit.
  4. Trailer must have a center rail. Punch metal decker preferred.
  5. 5 or 6 ball stands for both 2 inch and 2 5/16 inch hitch ball.
  6. 10-12 tie down straps. ( Wheel bonnets or wheel straps preferred)
  7. Safety chains
  8. Fire extinguisher and Safety triangles

Haul & Tow H&T Truck

  1. Mirror’s that enable a driver to see when pulling a 102 inch wide unit. Mirrors that extend or have mirror extensions
  2. Equipped with Center rail, and ramps. Deck height must not exceed 36”, and cannot be any shorter than 25 ft.
  3. Winch- Minimum 9,000lb mounted to the trailer
  4. Brake Controller – Brake control device must be mounted in the cab and fully functional
  5. Fire Extinguisher – The fire extinguisher must be mounted and readily accessible. Most DOT interpret this to mean that you have to be able to reach it while in the driver’s seat.
  6. Triangles – 3 Warning triangles or Flares
  7. D.O.T. Inspection – Each driver is required to have a current DOT inspection completed on the truck. They must also carry a copy of the current inspection inside the truck.
  8. Fuses-assortment of Fuses for truck/trailer
  9. Toll Transponder
  10. Plugs-– Truck must have Seven-Prong electric plug receiver
  11. Class III hitch or bigger – This hitch must be mounted to the frame of the truck, 10K or better with the 2 5/16thball installed. NO bumper hitches
  12. Ball Stands – Must have 2” 5/16 and 2” balls and pin into the center rail
  13. Straps and Ratchets – Minimum of 4 DOT compliant sets ( to secure 1 four-wheeled vehicle)
  14. Mudflaps– Trailer must have full set mudflaps behind rear tires
  15. Breakaway Battery 12-Volt automotive, or deep cycle marine top post battery with case
    (***1” Rachet – To secure Breakaway battery to the trailer)
  16. 2–Six Ft. Safety Chains. Chains should have hooks on both ends (5/16” or thicker)
  17. Torque Wrench– 150lb or greater

Flatbed Requirements

  1. CDL A required
  2. ton dually, or larger
  3. RV Mirror’s that enable a driver to see when pulling a 102-inch wide unit. Mirrors that extend or have mirror extensions
  4. Bake Controller- Brake control device must be mounted in the cab and fully functional
  5. Fire Extinguisher – The fire extinguisher must be mounted and readily accessible.
  6. 3-Warning triangles or Flares
  7. Fifth Wheel Hitch – The 5thwheel hitch must be at least a 24k rated hitch and must be mounted to the frame with the proper mounting kit. When your truck is not loaded the 5thwheel height should be 44-46” high.
  8. Fuses – An assortment of spare fuses for truck.
  9. Toll Transponder
  10. Truck Bed- Any pick-up truck MUST have the bed REMOVED and replaced with wheel fenders and full mud-flaps per D.O.T. regulations
  11. Plugs – Truck must have Seven-Prong electric plug receiver and a Forklift Plug.

Flatbed Trailer Requirements

  1. D.O.T. Inspection – Each driver is required to have a current DOT inspection completed on the trailer. They must also carry a copy of the current inspection inside the truck.
  2. Deck – Equipped with Center rail, and ramps. Deck height must not exceed 36”.
  3. Plugs – Trailer must have a Seven-Prong electric plug and a Forklift Plug receiver.
  4. Winch – Minimum 9,000lb mounted to the trailer.
  5. 3-Ball Stands – Must have 2” 5/16 and 2” balls and pin into the center rail.
  6. Straps and Rachets – Minimum of 12 DOT compliant sets (to secure 3 four wheeled vehicles)
  7. Mudflaps – Trailer must have full set mud-flaps behind rear tires.
  8. Fuses – Backup fuses for any fuses needed to operate equipment (i.e. Brakes) on the trailer

Flatbed Trailer Optional Equipment

  1. Portable Jump Box
  2. Extra Cotter and Locking Pins
  3. Smaller Ratchet straps and or Bungie Cords
  4. Ramp extenders – 2”X10” Lumber, 2 each that are 2’, 3’, and 4’ long