Yard Instructor in Ankeny, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 5/11/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

 TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!


TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time and part-time opening for a Yard Instructor working out of our training yard in Ankeny, Iowa.



The primary function of a Yard Instructor is to assist in instruction, evaluation, and preparations of new trainees for the over-the-road truck driver positions.



  • Conduct instruction and hands-on training related to all aspects of commercial over-the-road truck driving that trainees are required to master before being released into their own tractor-trailer unit
  • Constructively evaluate trainees and give feedback
  • Maintain and uphold the TMC Transportation values

Job Requirements


  • Ability to communicate and interact with trainees in a learning environment.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Class “A” Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
  • Excellent driving record.
  • Prior driving experience.
  • Experience backing and operating a tractor-trailer unit in town and confined spaces.