Lake Land College

The Lead Commercial Driver Trainer’s primary responsibility is to provide classroom and on-the-road training to individuals who are seeking to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License. The Lead Commercial Driver Trainer must be well organized and have good communication and interpersonal skills, must maintain a current CDL License and a clear driving record.

  • The Commercial Driver Trainer will provide classroom and on-the-road training to individuals seeking to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). The Trainer will assume all duties required for preparing students to pass the Secretary of State license exam. Typical responsibilities will include classroom review of the Secretary of State CDL test manual, vehicle maneuvering techniques, over-the-road in-vehicle training, vehicle inspection, and routine vehicle maintenance.

  • Assist the Transportation Training Coordinator with new curriculum development or existing curriculum revisions based upon industry trends and standards.

  • Assist the Transportation Training Coordinator with records compliance and employer request for records.

  • Assist industry clients with scheduling of and logistics surrounding recruitment visits.

  • Process mid-term and final grade reports.

  • Assist with the recruitment of potential students, attend job fairs, follow up on inquiries and meet with prospective students.

  • Assist the Transportation Training Coordinator in his/her absence.

  • Serve as a liaison between CDL program students and the Transportation Coordinator.

  • Provide new-hire training to other, part-time Commercial Driver Trainers.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Specific Functional Job Requirements

High School Degree/GED

3 or more years of professional over-the-road driving experience. MS Office Suite experience preferred.

Demonstrated ability to safely operate commercial tractor-trailer combination vehicles and knowledge of all requirements for commercial driver license holders prescribed by state traffic laws, state and federal laws and regulations, and Lake Land College policies and procedures. Good communication skills with strong working knowledge of commercial truck operation, safety, and maintenance.




Machines and equipment used:
Commercial tractor-trailer combination vehicles, Simulator, computer, copy machine, fax and phone systems.

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period:
90 Days

B. Hours of Work Day:

C. Group Affiliation:
Support Grade Level: 11

D. Condition of Employment:

E. Position:

Job Demands

Some = 1-3 hours/day Frequently = 4-6 hours/day Very Frequently = 7+ hours/day

Job Demand
Very Freq

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements

Hazards/Exposure to:


Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning

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