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Certified Diesel Mechanic

We are looking for a well experience Diesel Truck and Trailer Mechanic. The successful candidate has to have diagnostic and rebuild experience on Detroit Diesel, Caterpiller, & Cummins Engines. Transmission and rear end experience and/or having a CDL license would be beneficial but is not required. Rate of pay will be based upon experience, certifications and ability to work without direct supervision in a fast-paced environment.

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Diesel Truck and Trailer Technician

Our Company has been a contributing member of the Toledo area for over 50 years.  We are looking for a certified Mechanic to join our staff. This successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience with all series of class 8 trucks and trailer equipment. They must possess basic knowledge of equipment’s mechanical and electrical systems in order to perform preventative and repair functions including but not limited to; tire replacement, torque specification on wheel end components, hydraulic work, basic electrical work, and suspension and steering system maintenance. Having a CDL license would be beneficial but is not required.  Wage and benefits are commensurable with experience.

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Dispatcher Wanted

Perform dispatch functions for local and over the road drivers ensuring that drivers are able to safely and efficiently pick up and drop loads obtained through our diverse client base.

Primary duties include: dispatching trucks, scheduling, routing drivers, covering back-hauls, and discussing delivery services with customers, and work efficiently with the Team. Responsible to ensure the most efficient freight movement and cost effective service as well as compliance with DOT and Safety regulations. Responsible to meet on-time performance requirements. Resolve transportation problems with urgency and professionalism. 

  • A proven track record in service, attendance and reliability
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills and telephone etiquette
  • Effective listening and strong communication skills for interaction with drivers, customers and company staff
  • Ability to coordinate drivers locally and across the country with accuracy, respect, and excellent service.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and problem solve
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, detail oriented environment
  • Must be proficient with Office programs and internet and ability to learn industry specific software.
  • Industry experience a plus
  • Must be a team player, and provide leadership.

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Employment Recruiter

Category: Human Resources

Job Purpose:
Manages the employment related functions of the Human Resources Department to include administration of internal and external recruitment/selection processes and departmental process management, as it relates to employment.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

Core Skills:

  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written correspondence with all levels of
    management, employees and outside contacts
  • Professional mannerism & ability to maintain constructive working relationships with managers, colleges and various external sources for public relations
  • Solid business acumen with exceptional interpersonal and consulting skills
  • Accurate typing and data entry skills
  • Ability to work multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Strong Customer Service skills, assertive decision making and leadership skills

Specialized Skills:

  • Excellent interviewing skills
  • Must have thorough knowledge of recruitment and selection techniques and working
    knowledge of EEO laws, ADA and government compliance regulations.
  • Good understanding of recruiting tools: computer systems, constructing advertisements,
    profiling, etc.
  • Analytical skills necessary to analyze jobs; accurately describe new, existing and modified
    jobs; assess job requirements and make necessary statistical calculations in the analysis of market data.

Minimum Qualifications:
Prefer minimum of three (3) years staffing experience. Prefer Bachelor's degree or equivalent in human resources management or related field.

Regulatory Coordinator

Performs technical and administrative tasks in various areas of Human Resources as it relates to Safety and Compliance with DOT Regulations.


I.  Maintains DOT Compliance for multi company:

  • Ensures each driver employee file is DOT compliant
  • Processes annual MVR and Violation Review Project for all employees
  • Maintains the drug testing process for randoms and pre-employment
  • Oversees process of updating Physicals and CDL's monthly
  • Ensures company and legal compliance concerning DOT Hours of Service Regulations
  • Maintains process of citation intake, issuing points on driver safety index, and ensures payment is made for fines.
  • Responsible for the employment verification process and maintenance of USIS/DAC site
  • Responsible for the scanning, indexing, and maintenance of all HR, DOT, and Medical files into RVI

II.  Manages Emergency Support:

  • Responsible for managing staffing to provide 24 hour support.

III.  Professional Development and Teamwork

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending and participate in appropriate training
  • Contributes to the team effort by recommending improved processes
  • Works well with others within the department and company
  • Contributes to department goals by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Ensures company confidentiality

IV.  Leadership and Management:

  • Maintains information to operate in manual operation in the event of a Crisis
  • Establishes, modifies, documents, and coordinates job documentation of areas managed
  • Manages, assigns, delegates and directs duties of staff
  • Appraises performance, coaches, counsels, rewards, and disciplines employees
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves conflicts
  • Interviews job candidates, hires new personnel and is responsible for termination of employees, as necessary.
  • Supports and enforces operational and personnel policies, company programs and procedures


  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written correspondence with all levels of management, employees and outside contacts
  • Accurate typing and data entry skills
  • Ability to work multiple tasks in a fast paced envi ronment
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Assertive decision making skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to lead implementation of new technology, upgrades and assess the value of product by recommending changes or enhancements, as necessary


  • Knowledge of DOT compliance and regulations
  • High level of Microsoft Word knowledge, especially related to mail merges
  • Knowledge of HR record keeping compliance


Prefer minimum of 5 years of experience in DOT or HR Compliance Management.
Prefer Bachelor's degree in a business related field.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, grasp or feel objects, sit, stand, walk, reach and raise with hands and arms, see, talk and hear. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, bend, squat, crouch, crawl, twist, climb, push, pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Flatbed Freight & Dry Van Freight Driver Opportunities

Freight is on the move and Northern Steel Transport is hiring experienced and reliable Owner-Operator, Lease-to-Own and Company Drivers

Northern Steel is an established and well-respected motor carrier with more than 50 years of experience weathering the worst of economic storms. At Northern Steel Transport we believe that our drivers are our most valuable asset and that the success of the company is determined by the quality of its drivers. Because of these beliefs, the selection of our drivers is extremely important. NST is committed to hiring only the best and most qualified available drivers.

We are sure to have freight and lanes that work with your preferences. Contact our Recruiting department to inquire about available equipment and available freight. Northern Steel Transport Co.'s driver applicant standard qualifications:

  • 23 years of age
  • 2 years CDL A verifiable experience
  • Clean MVR with no major violations
  • No previous refusal to test or positive tests for DOT required drug & alcohol testing
  • Steel Haulers – 1 of the 2 years’ experience must be in steel hauling
  • Has flatbed experience with multi axle

*If you do not fully meet these qualifications – check out our training programs available.

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Agent Opportunities:

Looking to Expand Our Geographic Footprint!

At Northern Steel Transport Inc. we are looking for quality, established independent agents to join our team and expand our national presence. Currently we are a fleet of nearly 300 units comprised of flatbeds and vans throughout the Midwest and Canadian regions. New agents will benefit from our well established and respected reputation in addition to our many paid benefits designed to maximize our drivers’ income and experience.

If you are a proven, productive agent with an existing customer base and truck following, please contact Brady Sheahan (419-729-3867 EX:230) to partner with our team and experience the benefits.




      We are proud of our philosophy of success through teamwork.
  Celebrating our drivers.
  NST creates economical efficiencies allowing you to dedicate more time to your customer’s needs.
  Drive with the "Best of the Best."
Apply online today.

Website last updated May 29, 2018