Job Requirements

If you are looking for a career with Trade Star Energy. please note that you must meet all of our requirements to be considered for employment. Below you can review the requirements and checklist for Trade Star. These requirements are THE “MINIMUM” requirements to become a new hire for Trade Star.

  • Drivers must hold only 1, valid CDL and drivers that don’t drive safely are disqualified
  • Requirement to check state class requirements and exemptions
  • Must hold CDL if operating interstate, intrastate or foreign commerce and drive CMV
  • Be 23 years of age or older
  • Speak English well enough to converse, read traffic signs, respond to official questions and make understandable entries on reports and logs
  • Able to drive vehicle safely
  • Be in good health and able to perform driver duties
  • Possess valid medical certificate
  • Provide potential employer with list of all violations in past 12 months or statement if none
  • Qualified to drive CMV
  • Pass driver’s road test
  • Know how to safely load and properly block, brace and secure the cargo
  • CDL holders are considered to have automatically consented to alcohol testing by any state/jurisdiction
  • Driver cannot drive if fatigued or ill to the point of being unsafe while operating CMV
  • Cannot drive under influence of Schedule I substance, amphetamine, narcotics (derivatives), any other substance inhibiting driving
  • Cannot consume alcohol 4 hours prior to going on duty, while on duty or driving
  • Cannot possess alcohol while on duty or driving unless shipping (manifested)
  • Cannot drive unless shipment is secured properly and safe

Candidates who answer yes to any of the following, will not be considered for employment:

  • I have more than 2 moving violations/Accidents of any sort in the last 3 years
  • I have been convicted for driving on a suspended/revoked driver’s license
  • I have drug or alcohol related violations on my driving record within the last 3 years
  • I have been convicted for  reckless driving in the last 3 years
  • I have been convicted for speeding at more than 25 miles per hour over the speed limit in the last 3 year
  • I have been convicted for leaving the scene of an accident
  • I have been convicted for negligent, homicide, manslaughter, or assault arising out of the operation of a motor vehicle
  • I have been convicted for speed contest
  • I have been convicted for felony conviction aggravated assault involving  a motor vehicle