G.I. Jobs Virtual Job Fair   |   Apr 25

Virtual Job Fair   |   Apr 25

Tanker Driver

Kenneth L. Ryals, Tanker Driver, Schneider National

Military Service: Staff Sergeant, Marine Corps (1995-2010)

MOS: Motor Transportation Chief


What do you do?

Transport liquid bulk products to customers across the nation.

How’d you land that job?

I attended a veteran job fair where I was approached by the owner of Premier Driving Academy and was told I can use my GI Bill to pay my tuition for his school to gain my CDL with no expenses on me and have countless career offers. After graduating, I searched for the top five trucking companies and Schneider was among them. By doing my research on Schneider, I knew it was the company I wanted to contribute my skills to and help succeed.

What do you love about your job?

Being relied on to transport and deliver high-valued liquid products to customers safely.

How did your military training and experience prepare you for your civilian job?

Leadership and the will power to succeed and excel in everything I do.

What four military skills make you better at your civilian job?

• Honor

• Leadership

• Courage

• Commitment

What’s your best advice?

Use all military resources available for choosing your next career.