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Working As A Driving Instructor

  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • $36,680

    Average Salary

What Does A Driving Instructor Do At J.B. Hunt Transport

* Assist with new hire orientation classroom training, as well as continued training for current drivers.
* Conduct new driver road tests to ensure DOT compliance and safe vehicle operation.
* Evaluate the driver's skill level and make recommendations to achieve desired skills.
* Extensive knowledge of commercial vehicle operations in NYC and surrounding areas.
* Perform skill assessments and diagnose safety opportunities with current drivers.
* Assist in the design and update of orientation and training materials.
* Provide training in the Smith System® of defensive driving.
* Be proficient in recording and analyzing data using Microsoft office programs

What Does A Driving Instructor Do At City Colleges of Chicago

* Conducts theoretical and initial and technical training classes for commercial vehicles, providing theory, simulation and practical applications for classes in Class A, Class B, and Class C Commercial motor Vehicles.
* Uses established training materials to present formal class training exercises and lab work to students.
* Provides training in policy, procedures in compliance with all local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws.
* Uses established training materials to present training exercises and practice in preparing students to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle.
* Provides hands-on training in advanced applications, training and testing preparations in Vehicle Inspection, Skills/ Maneuvers, Range and Road Driving Skills required to meet and or exceed requirements needed to successfully pass the Illinois Secretary of State Commercial Driver’s Test.
* Must hold a valid Class A Illinois Commercial Driver's License and have a good driving record.
* State of Illinois Licensed Instructor Certification required.
* A minimum of 3 years of Class A CDL driving experience.
* Preferred Endorsements: Hazardous Materials, Tanker, Passenger, Double and Triple Trailer.
* High School Diploma or equivalent required, an Associate's Degree preferred.
* Able to comply with Department of Transportation Medical Requirements and Illinois Secretary of State CDL Instructor Requirements.
* Forklift certification preferred.
* Willing to work evenings and weekends preferred

What Does A Driving Instructor Do At Troy University

* Driving is a primary responsibility
* Work Hours:
* Varies/To be determine Birmingham office
* List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position:
* Physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing approximately 50 pounds.
* Does this position have supervisory responsibility?:
* No
* Posting Date:
* Open Until Filled:
* Yes
* Special Instructions to Applicants:
* Position is funded by external sponsor.
* Troy University is under no obligation to maintain this position if funding from external source is reduced or ceased.
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What Does A Driving Instructor Do At St. Louis Community College

* Performs all duties necessary to provide quality delivery of instruction for CDL A or B Truck Driving Training Program curriculum, as assigned.
* Prepare students for CDL examination and for an entry level driving position in the trucking industry.
* Hands-on portion of the Truck Driver Training Program includes: operation of driving simulator; demonstration and instruction of pre-trip inspection and all maneuvers on the driving range (backing, shifting, etc.); demonstration and instruction of forward driving in city, highway and other driving situations; job responsibilities may also include classroom presentations on CSA, trip planning or other relevant topics.
* Ability to objectively evaluate and grade students; Responsible use, care and monitoring of all equipment

What Does A Driving Instructor Do At Omniplex a Constellis Company

* Demonstrates, explains, and instructs tactical driving and operations.
* Serves as subject matter expert and resource for all aspects of tactical driver's training and operations.
* Provides instructional and conduct guidance to students.
* Manages course flow to meet training curriculum guidelines and timelines.
* Ensures proper setup of the driving track.
* Explains and demonstrates the use of equipment.
* Conducts in car driver training in the following areas: Advanced Highway Safety, Beyond Normal Limits Driving, and Tactical Driver Training (HMMWV driver training, off-road driver training and recovery techniques, high center of gravity vehicle driver training, and evasive actions).
* Observes and evaluates the individual participants' driving habits and reactions under various driving conditions to determine suitable remedial instruction and practice.
* Communicates and enforces safety procedures.
* Ensures safety of all students.
* Identifies in a timely manner training requirements needed to maintain required certifications and company standards, and completes all required continuing education and refresher training programs.
* Completes any additional training and/or certifications required by the government or the contract.
* Completes and files all required reports and documentation in a timely manner.
* Other duties as assigned

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Driving Instructor Demographic

Gender

  • Male

    68.9%
  • Female

    29.5%
  • Unknown

    1.7%

Ethnicity

  • White

    79.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    11.1%
  • Asian

    7.2%
  • Unknown

    1.8%
  • Black or African American

    0.5%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    66.7%
  • German

    8.3%
  • Arabic

    4.2%
  • Italian

    4.2%
  • Portuguese

    2.1%
  • Hungarian

    2.1%
  • Chinese

    2.1%
  • Dutch

    2.1%
  • Russian

    2.1%
  • Carrier

    2.1%
  • Mandarin

    2.1%
  • Korean

    2.1%
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Top Skills for A Driving Instructor

VehicleMaintenanceClassroomInstructionDefensiveDrivingTechniquesRoadSafetyTrafficLawsProperDrivingTechniquesMotorVehicleLawsCDLProperProceduresDMVRoadTestSafeDrivingSkillsCustomerServiceNewDriversEmergencySituationsBehind-The-WheelLessonsStudentDriversWheelInstructionDriversLicenseDriverEducation

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Top Driving Instructor Skills

  1. Vehicle Maintenance
  2. Classroom Instruction
  3. Defensive Driving Techniques
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Organized vehicle maintenance schedules and operations of various training areas.
  • Prepared students for permit tests through classroom instruction and taught new behind the wheel driving.
  • Train, direct and instill offensive and defensive driving techniques within 48 states accumulating 10,000 miles per student.
  • Trained adult and students road safety and driving skills.
  • Provide instruction to students on proper motor vehicle operation and traffic laws.

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