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CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher - Avg. $1,140/week

Company: Averitt
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 $1,140 a week; $59,280 per yearStarting pay is $24 per hourThe usual 5-day work week is 40-48 hoursOvertime applies after 40 hours per week, paid at time and a halfHome daily5-day work weekSunday - Thursday, night shift starting between 8:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. ending around 7 a.m.Friday night work as customer demandsEnsuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's locationCDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher Benefits:Paid time off including 8 paid holidaysExcellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $94.55/week for family plans and $36.45/week for individual plans effective after 30 daysProfit 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 accountReferral rewards - cash bonuses for referralsAveritt'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 leadershipPAID TRAINING! Recent trucking school grads OR 1+ month verifiable experience in the past 3 years OR 6 months' verifiable experience in the past 5 yearsWe 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 availableMust 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 radiusMust have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the past 180 days OR have any tractor trailer and/or yard switching experience in the past 5 years (recruiter will review eligibility)Must have Post 9/11 GI benefits available for GI Bill Training ProgramMust have Class A CDLMust be 21 years of age or olderNo convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 yearsNo convictions for DUI within the past 5 yearsNo suspensions or revocations within the last 5 yearsNo serious violations within the 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 yearsNo preventable DOT recordable accidents within the past 3 yearsEssential Functions:Open/Close trailer door - force requirement: 46 lbsHook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbsPerform pre-trip inspectionsDriveRegular predictable attendanceFrequent bending for placement of wheel chocksSafely enter/exit yard tractor 100+ times per shiftLifting/opening trailer doorsSliding trailer tandems when necessarySafely maneuvering equipment with good backing skills

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