Safety Director

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Job description

Join Prima Express as a Full-Time Safety Director!

Are you passionate about ensuring safety in the transportation industry? Do you thrive on building strong relationships with drivers and promoting a culture of compliance? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

At our company, we believe that safety is paramount. That’s why we’re seeking a dedicated Safety Director to join our team. And here’s the best part – you won’t be alone! Our team of safety assistants will be right there with you, providing valuable support every step of the way.

  • Prima Express Inc.
  • Joliet, IL
  • Full-time

What we offer:

Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life Insurance, Health and Dependent FSA
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Ready to take the next step in your safety compliance career? Join our dynamic team and make a meaningful impact in ensuring the safety of our drivers and maintaining compliance with regulations. Apply today and let’s create a safer transportation industry together!


  • Verifying previous employment and driver applications
  • Conducting inspections to ensure driver qualifications, company equipment, and contractor’s vehicles meet safety standards
  • Monitoring logbooks, promptly addressing issues, and providing retraining when necessary
  • Distributing important documents to our dedicated drivers
  • Managing initial emergency response for minor claims and accidents
  • Processing crucial information including driver details, units, trailers, and accounts
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with all drivers
  • Monitoring fleet speed and responding accordingly to ensure a safe network
  • Keeping a close eye on weather conditions and providing alerts when needed
  • Handling DOT inspections with utmost professionalism
  • Following accident procedures in the event of serious or recordable accidents
  • Managing permits, registrations, and insurance
  • Processing IFTA (International Fuel Tax Agreement) efficiently
  • Adjusting claims
  • And of course, tackling other duties as assigned by our management team


  • 2+ years of working experience in the trucking industry, with a preference for previous safety experience
  • Either a college education or high school diploma combined with applicable experience
  • Exceptional decision-making abilities and judgment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – we want someone who truly cares about our drivers, not just a robotic approach
  • Experience collaborating with outside agencies such as State DOT agencies, local government, and law enforcement
  • In-depth knowledge of DOT and other related agency regulations
  • A strong understanding of key safety principles within the transportation industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) as well as internet usage