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Alta Transportation is NOW HIRING
Experienced Tanker Drivers!


Alta Transportation, a subsidiary of Alta Fuels and division of Pester Marketing Company has always considered its drivers members of the Pester family of friends. Pester Marketing with its four Alta divisions (Alta Convenience, Alta Fuels, Alta Lubricants and Alta Transportation) has experienced continual growth and expansion within the petroleum industry, and today employs over 550 team members. They are our transport drivers, warehouse staff, store sales associates, accountants, IT professionals, dispatchers, billing representatives and more! They are the Pester family of friends.

Pester Marketing: Proud to be an Employee Owned Company

Demonstrating the Company’s commitment to its dedicated team, Pester Marketing recently unveiled its most exciting employee benefit, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Now with the creation of the Pester ESOP all qualified Alta employees are eligible for shares of Pester stock.

Who We Are!

Alta Transportation is unmatched in the fuel distribution business; our skilled drivers utilize the latest in technical innovation with the best equipment on 18 wheels, state of the art software, strategic training and most important, extensive safety training. Our goal is not only to hire the finest, but to retain the most knowledgeable and efficient drivers through developing and maintaining our drivers skills and strategies.

Alta Transportation is a subsidiary of Alta Fuels, a division of Pester Marketing Company and a sister company to Alta Convenience, a chain of 57 convenience stores. The delivery demand of the 57 stores plus deliveries to Alta Fuels’ wholesale customers necessitates a full complement of well trained, qualified drivers for our 30+ tractor trailers.

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What We Do!

We go above and beyond compliance standards set by the DOT and FMCSA by maintaining strict standards for safety and training in the following areas:
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Driver Strategy
  • Regulations and Policy
Alta Transportation is committed to maintaining and continually building a safe, healthy and hazard-free environment for our drivers, our customers, the communities in which we operate and the citizens with whom we share the roads. Exhibiting a strong safety culture, Alta Transportation will continue to evaluate, assess and evolve as necessary, allowing for safe and effective growth for our drivers and the entire Alta team!

These goals are accomplished with the following benefits to driver employment:
  • Monthly and Quarterly Safety Bonuses
  • Online Training Courses
  • Driver safety meetings X9 per year held in Denver, Pueblo and Alamosa
  • Read at-a-glance Safety Reminders in each paycheck, every two weeks
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How We Do It!

Driver Orientation and Training

Drivers new to Alta Transportation are required to participate in a comprehensive and extensive training program. Topics covered include:
  • Safety Policies and Procedures
  • HazMat Requirements
  • Systems Training
  • Pre and Post Trip Inspections
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Geographical Locations Covered
  • Emergency Response
  • Alta Facility Tour
  • Alta Transportation Compensation/Benefits Program

On-Site Fleet Maintenance Facilities

Alta Transportation owned maintenance facilities, one in Alamosa and one in Pueblo West, CO reduce down time for drivers and equipment. Both sites are manned by full-time mechanics that are expert in maintenance and fleet repair.

Pueblo West Facility

24 Hour Dispatch

Alta Transportation dispatch department is operated 24 hours a day and 7 days a week with a staff of five dispatchers. The most current dispatching systems available to trucking, TMW, PeopleNet BLU units and the most up to date version of PeopleNet with E-Logs, give Alta the ability to stay in constant contact with all drivers, in all situations. We are here for our drivers.

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Alta Benefits Program

Competitive Pay and Impressive Benefits at Alta Transportation

At Alta Transportation, compensation and bonus pay is competitive with industry standards. In addition to bi-weekly pay, Alta drivers, after meeting specific requirements can earn a monthly safety, road-side inspection and quarterly bonus. Full-time drivers also have the option of participating in our attractive benefits package including the Pester Employment Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k) plan, health and life insurance, plus vision and dental plans. And of course, there’s paid vacation!

Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits

Full-time employees of Alta Transportation – after a 90 day waiting period – have the option of enrolling in the Company’s competitive health and life benefits package. We are proud to offer our full-time staff the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Retirement Savings

Qualified employees of Alta Transportation have the opportunity to participate in the following:

Pester Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Alta Transportation, as a division of Pester Marketing, is proud to be an Employee Stock Ownership Company (ESOP) – a unique retirement benefit that awards qualified employees with Pester Marketing stock at – 0 – cost to them. Recently, over 200 Alta division employees were awarded shares of stock.

Pester 401(k) Retirement Plan (Stock retirement plan/financial images)

The Company offers eligible employees the opportunity to participate in the Pester Marketing 401(k) plan, which is a Company sponsored non-matching retirement savings vehicle.

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Apply at Alta Transportation Here!

Interested in opportunities with one of the other Pester Marketing (Alta) Divisions? Simply select the divisions at the top of the page and select Careers.

Thank you for your interest in Alta Transportation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status or any other protected status.

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Available Positions at Alta Transportation:
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posted: 02/19/2014

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