CHANGE YOUR LIFE

WITH CRST

Start your career today

We want your new life with CRST, The Transportation Solution, Inc. to have the best possible beginning, which is why we have provided this step-by-step guide. Many of your questions will be answered on this page. For all other questions, your recruiter will be happy to help.

Expectations for a Fresh Start

Onboarding Schedule

Day
ONE

  • Final Application and Qualification
  • Completing Pre-hire Paperwork
  • Drug Testing/Physicals
  • Road Testing
  • DOT Required Courses

Day
TWO

  • Training
  • Focus on CRST Expedited Culture
  • Paid Day of Training
  • Must sign off on Statement of Hours

What You’ll Need to Bring
Be prepared to bring the following items on your first day of training.

You must have the following important documents with you:
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We suggest you bring the following personal items with you:
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What to expect and how to prepare:
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A Life-Changing Decision

The decision to join CRST was one of the best I've ever made. My first year really catapulted my driving career and now I mentor the next generation of drivers.

FAQs

  • WHERE IS THE CRST TERMINAL LOCATED IN CEDAR RAPIDS?
    The main building is at 3930 16th Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids, IA. The training building is located at 3750 16th Avenue, SW.
  • WHAT IF I ARRIVE IN CEDAR RAPIDS BY BUS?
    Call 1-800-366-8460 upon arriving at the bus station for a direct CRST shuttle.
  • WHAT IF I ARRIVE IN CEDAR RAPIDS BY RENTAL CAR?
    Return the car to the Cedar Rapids – Eastern Iowa Regional Airport 2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 and then call the CRST shuttle at 1-800-366-8460.
  • WHAT DO I DO IF MY LUGGAGE WAS LOST?
    If your luggage was lost on the bus, please follow the steps on the Lost Luggage Procedure document.
  • WHAT TIME DOES ONBOARDING START?
    Onboarding starts at 6:30 a.m. on Mondays and 6:45 a.m. on Wednesdays in the training center in Classroom 1.
  • HOW MUCH MONEY DO I NEED TO BRING TO ONBOARDING?
    Bring enough money to cover your evening meals and personal expenses for the length of your stay.
  • WHERE DO I EAT DURING ONBOARDING?
    We offer breakfast and lunch, but you are responsible for providing yourself with dinner. There are many restaurants within walking distance of your room.
  • DO I GO HOME AFTER ONBOARDING?
    No. You’ll be on the road for approximately 28 days after onboarding.
  • WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE A QUESTION?
    Please contact your recruiter with additional questions. If your recruiter is unavailable, contact your onboarding site.
  • WHEN CAN I EXPECT TO BE HIRED?
    At the end of onboarding – 2 days.

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Location and Contact Information

CRST Cedar Rapids Terminal
3930 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

800-553-2778