Info for Drivers

Urgent Heavy Highway Construction Drivers Needed

Teamsters Local 690 is in need of qualified drivers to join our Construction Hire Hall. Our employers have several construction projects currently in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho:

  • Newport, WA
  • Deer Park, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • Sagle, ID
  • Rosalia, WA
  • Colfax, WA

This is an opportunity to join Teamsters Local 690 and enjoy a highly competitive union wage and benefit package.

Qualified applicants must possess a Current and valid Class A CDL and medical card, be willing and able to travel for work and have two or more years’ experience operating the following heavy highway equipment:

  1. Side-dumps
  2. Belly-dumps
  3. Water trucks

Please contact Teamsters Local 690 and request a Hire Hall packet at 509-455-9410 or 800-841-0630, or email mlindstrom@nullteamsterslocal690.org .  You may also fill out the paperwork in person at 1912 N. Division St, Suite 200, Spokane, WA 99207. Registration on the hire hall does not guarantee dispatch, as that is dependent upon qualifications and employer demand. The Hire Hall fee is $20 per month. If you are dispatched to an employer you will be required to join the Union.

 

CSA 2012

Download this flyerCompliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program designed to provide motor carriers and drivers with attention from FMCSA and State Partners about their potential safety problems with an ultimate goal of achieving a greater reduction in large truck and bus crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

How does CSA affect drivers?

  • Unsafe carrier and driver behaviors that lead to crashes are identified and addressed
  • All safety-based roadside ins  pection violations count, not just out-of-service (ODS) violations
  • Drivers are more accountable for safe on-road performance – good news for drivers with strong safety performance records

What can drivers do to comply with CSA?

  1. Know and follow safety rules and regulations
    — Check out web-based CMV safe driving tips at http://www.fmcsa. dot.gov/ about/outreach/ education/driverTips/lndex.htm
  2. Become knowledgeable about the Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs) and how FMCSA assesses safety under CSA
    — Review the Safety Measurement System (SMS) methodology document at http://csa.fmcsa.dot.gov/resources.aspx
  3. Keep copies of inspection reports
  4. Learn about employers’ safety records •
    — Check carrier safety records online at http://aLfmcsa.dot.gov
  5. Visit the CSA Website: http://csa.fmcsa.dot.gov
    — Subscribe to the RSS feed or email list to stay up-to-date on CSA news and information

*** VISIT THE CSA 2010 PAGE HERE.