CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher-DNN Smyrna TN

Overview

Attention CDL-A Drivers! We're offering a $2,000 sign-on BONUS for qualified drivers through December 31, 2018! ($1,000 at 90 days and $1,000 at 180 days!).- excluding students.

Now hiring CDL-A Drivers with 4+ months of tractor trailer experience & recent trucking school graduates!
If less than 1 year of solo driving experience, we have a training program tailored just for you. (see below)

We have an immediate opening for full-time Yard Switcher to help serve our dedicated automotive customer in Smyrna, Tennessee.

As a Yard Switcher, you'll 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.

Some of the responsibilities of an Averitt Yard Switcher include:
- Sunday through Thursday night shift starting between 9:00pm-10:00pm or Monday through Friday starting between 2:00p - 3:00p
- Friday and/or Saturday work as customer demands
- 5-6 day work week depending on production
- Overtime applies after 40 hours per week
- The usual 5 day work week is 40-45 hours
- Performing pre- and post-shift equipment safety inspections
- Hooking/unhooking trailers
- Frequent bending for placement of wheel chocks
- Lifting/opening trailer doors
- Sliding trailer tandems when necessary
- Safely entering/exiting yard tractor numerous times per shift
- Safely maneuvering equipment with good backing skills

Experienced CDL-A Drivers (with 6 months of solo driving experience):
- Start pay of $18.50/ hour (top out of $19/ hour)

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Paid Training Programs:

Driving School Grads:
Must have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the previous 180 days.

Students will also earn a $4,800 tuition assistance bonus! Payable after completing orientation at a rate of $150 per month for the first 12 months and $250 for months 13 - 24.

Trainee:
If you have less than 12 months solo driving experience OR have been outside of the truck for a while, we have a paid training program tailored for each level of experience. Your recruiter will be able to tell you the best training program for you.

Regardless of the amount of training needed you will be paid eight hundred dollars per week while training; training time can range from 1-5 weeks. After training you will start at 18.50/ hour.
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Check out the many benefits of being a full-time Averitt CDL-A Driver:
- Family & individual BlueCross BlueShield medical coverage with 2 choices (PPO or high deductible health plan), dental, vision, prescription and hearing benefits package ALL starting as low as:
$81.70 per week for family coverage
$32.05 per week for single coverage

With the option of reduced medical premiums if you participate in the upcoming year's wellness initiatives.

- 8 paid holidays (after 90 days)
- Paid Time Off (PTO/ vacation)
- Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
- Wellness programs available
- Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits.
- Company provided professional uniforms
- Wells Fargo banking products.
- Flexible spending accounts.
- Wellness programs available.
- Other career advancement opportunities within Averitt.
- Paid orientation in Cookeville, TN with free lodging, transportation and meals.
- Red Thinkin' Rewards- points program that encourages you to meet specific fuel & service goals and in return earn points towards a selection of over 12,000 gift items.
- Referral rewards- cash bonuses for referrals
- Weekly direct payroll deposits.
- Associate discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.).
- A professional atmosphere with quality people since 1971!

Averitt's fleet includes local, dedicated, and regional positions. Drivers have the opportunity to change their driving preferences as their careers progress, including opportunities in operations and leadership.

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.

Job Type

  • Company Driver

Date Posted:

12/04/2018

Averitt Express

Averitt Express

855-882-3884

About Averitt:

At Averitt, we promote from within, offering opportunities to our own first. So, once you’re on the team, there’s no limit to how far you can go. Better pay, better benefits, etc. will be right there with you…Turn Here

Why are more CDL-A truck drivers turning to Averitt?

  • Uniformed company with quality people and a culture built on structured organization
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion from within after completion of 6 months in current position
  • 1,000+ (10%) associates who have been with the Averitt team for 20 or more years!
  • Leading transportation provider since 1971
  • Truckload accounts – 100% no-touch freight!
  • Dedicated accounts – CDL-A truck driver students welcome!
  • Local accounts – get home daily!
  • We love our vets! Make your transition to a civilian life a smooth one with GI Bill benefits!

 

Family & individual BlueCross BlueShield medical coverage with 2 choices (PPO or high deductible health plan), dental, vision, prescription and hearing benefits package ALL starting as low as:

  • $32.05 per week for single coverage
  • $81.70 per week for family coverage
  • With the option of even lower medical premiums if you participate in the upcoming year's wellness initiatives. 

 

Training Program

Must have a minimum of 4 - 11 months verifiable experience in the past 3 years or 1 year of verifiable experience in the past 5 years.

You will be paid $800.00 per week while training – training time can range from 1-3 weeks

 

Turn Here for equipment that works as hard as you do:

  • Assigned, safe, well-maintained Volvos & Freightliners.
  • All with APUs and 100% automatic transmissions.
  • Our equipment has several intelligent safety features to include: collision- avoidance system, lane-departure system, anti-jackknife/ rollover stability system and much more.
  • Safely park at more than 100 Averitt facilities, many with on-duty security, fuel pumps, showers, exercise rooms

 

Ready to change? Turn here and apply today!

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.

Averitt Express's Hiring Area

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Requirements

Minimum Age

21 Years Old

Minimum Experience

4 Months

Trailer/Freight Type

  • -

Base Salary

Incentives

Call for more info about our Incentives: 855-882-3884

Benefits

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