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Class A Driver Training Program

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Position Summary:

The Class A Driver Training Program is designed to develop an individual’s knowledge, skills, attributes, and certifications/licenses necessary to become a Batesville Class A OTR or Regional Driver. We are seeking a candidate to train out of our Indianapolis, IN terminal.

Batesville is committed to the safety of our employees and given the current COVID-19 pandemic, requires social distancing in the workplace where duties permit.  During on the job training for this position, social distancing is not always possible.   Batesville follows CDC safety guidelines including requiring employees to conduct pre-screen temperature checks and regularly monitor health symptoms, requiring masks (N95 masks are required and provided by Batesville), and disinfecting all surfaces within the truck and cleaning on a regular basis.      


Who we are:

A cornerstone in the death care industry, Batesville has distinguished itself from all others through our commitment to quality, service and innovation. For more than 100 years, Batesville has been dedicated to serving the needs of licensed funeral professionals and helping families honor the lives of those they love.® With annual revenues of approximately $600 million, Batesville is a leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems and leading-edge technology solutions.


At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset, and we strive to attract, hire and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:

  • Individual worth and integrity
  • Excellence in execution
  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
  • Courage
  • Customer focus and partnership

Batesville is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Executes extensive development assignments/curriculum as part of an intentional developmental Class A driver program

  • Attends a formal Class A CDL training class, through a company selected, accredited institution with the purpose of obtaining a Class A CDL (if candidate is not already a CDL A license holder)

  • Performs extensive hands on training on the road with a designated trainer, and progresses to solo driving after meeting identified evaluation criteria

  • Other duties may be assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

No direct supervisory responsibilities

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have clean MVR
  • Must be able to obtain a DOT medical card and pass a DOT drug screen

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including any days, shift, and weekends to ensure customer demand is met

  • Ability to lift 150 pounds from floor to waist and 20 pounds above the shoulders

  • Ability to push caskets up to 300 lbs. on a shelf (approximately 90 lbs of force required) onto and off of a lift gate
  • Ability to lift, one end at a time, a 300 lb. casket onto or off of a platform or church truck at the funeral home
  • Ability to lower a casket from the standing (upright) position onto a bed of a roll loader.  This could be up to 70 lbs of weight.
  • Ability to lift miscellaneous equipment and product weighing up to 60 lbs
  • Experience operating DOT regulated vehicles or heavy equipment
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and rules
  • Class A CDL License
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience with computers

Travel is generally not required but may include some overnight travel depending on the location and route.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.


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