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CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher - Avg $1,092/week

Company: Averitt Express, Inc.
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

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Dedicated yard switchers play a critical role in our customer's transportation needs by ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location. Unlike some positions, this one gives you a better idea of the number of hours each week holds, which means you'll have a better idea of what to expect in every paycheck. And because you know your customers and their typical freight load, you'll never be surprised or slowed down by unusual shipments.

  • Competitive pay:
  • Average $1,092.50 a week; $52,440 a year (based on 48 hours)
  • Starting pay $23 per hour
  • The usual 5-day work week is 40-45 hours
  • Overtime applies after 40 hours per week
  • Home daily
  • 5 - 6 day work week depending on production
  • Sunday - Thursday; night shift starting between 9 p.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Friday night work as customer demands
  • Ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location
  • May help on other local dedicated accounts as needed CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher Benefits:
    • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
    • Most benefits are effective after 30 days
    • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $88.90/week for family plans and $34.15/week for individual plans
    • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
    • Profit Sharing plan allows you to share in the rewards of our efforts, with a portion of our profits given back to you as monthly direct deposits into your retirement account
    • Referral rewards - cash bonuses for referrals
    • Averitt's fleet includes local, dedicated, and regional truck driver jobs. Drivers can change their driving preferences as their careers progress, including opportunities in operations and leadership
    • PAID TRAINING! Recent trucking school grads OR 1+ month verifiable experience in the past 3 years OR 6 months' verifiable experience in the past 5 years.
    • We love our Veterans! See below for more information on our GI Bill Training Program. CDL-A Driver GI Bill Program: If you are eligible for GI Bill benefits, you can earn up to $1,140 per month tax free, using your available Post 9/11 GI Bill funds, PLUS your weekly Averitt paycheck, PLUS up to $4,800 tuition/transition bonus from Averitt (paid weekly)!We ARE NOT a truck driving school, you must have your CDL-A to join our team.
      • Must have previously served in the U.S. military or have a family member with Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits available. To check to see if you have available benefits, please call the V.A at 888-442-4551. It could take the V.A. approximately 90 days to determine eligibility.
      • If you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI benefits, you are eligible to get up to 12 monthly payments from the V.A. while you receive on-the-job training.
      • You will receive 5 weeks of behind-the-wheel training at $900/week. During the remaining 46 weeks you will work with a mentor and leadership for follow-up training and communication.
      • Eligible Veterans will complete all required paperwork during orientation. Benefit checks are paid directly from the Department of Veteran Affairs -not Averitt- usually 4-6 weeks after training begins. Military Student Training Program:
        • Must have a valid CDL-A with Post 9/11 GI benefits available
        • Must have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the past 180 days OR have any tractor trailer experience in the past 10 years (recruiter will review eligibility; military driving experience considered) Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher!Averitt Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
          • Must live within a 100-mile radius
          • Must have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the past 180 days OR have any tractor trailer experience in the past 5 years (recruiter will review eligibility)
          • Must have Post 9/11 GI benefits available for GI Bill Training Program
          • Must have Class A CDL
          • Must be 21 years of age or older
          • No convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 years
          • No convictions for DUI within the past 5 years
          • No suspensions or revocations within the last 5 years
          • No serious violations within previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offense committed in a CMV in connection with fatality)
          • No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years
          • No preventable DOT recordable accidents within the past 3 years Essential Functions:
            • Open/Close trailer door - force requirement: 46 lbs
            • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs
            • Perform pre-trip inspections
            • Drive
            • Regular predictable attendance
            • Frequent bending for placement of wheel chocks
            • Safely enter/exit yard tractor 100+ times per shift
            • Lifting/opening trailer doors
            • Sliding trailer tandems when necessary
            • Safely maneuvering equipment with good backing skills

              Call (877) 294-3233 or Apply Online Below

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