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Dedicated Yard Switcher

Company: Averitt
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Dedicated yard switchers enjoy the many privileges that come with having consistent customers. Unlike some driver 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.

Dedicated Yard Switcher Benefits:

  • Competitive pay:
    • Minimum weekly average is $800 per week/$40,000 per year
    • Start at $17.50/hour
    • Reaching top pay of $19.50/hour within 12 months
    • Average 40 hours a week
    • Home daily
    • All switcher positions operate on a 4- and 3-day schedule every other week. Meaning week 1, you are 4 on/3 off. The next week, 3 on/4 off.
      • Group A - MORNING SHIFT: 6 a.m. start time. Week 1: M-Th. Week 2: M-W
      • Group B - NIGHT SHIFT: 6 p.m. start time. Week 1: M - Th. Week 2: M - W
      • Group C - MORNING SHIFT: 6 a.m. start time. Week 1: F - Su. Week 2: Th - Su
      • Group D - NIGHT SHIFT: 6 p.m. start time. Week 1: F - Su. Week 2: Th - Su
        • CDL not required as the switcher will not leave the property
        • Ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location
        • All drop and hook
        • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays (after 90 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
        • Profit Sharing plan allowsyou 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
          Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt DedicatedYard 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.

Keywords: Averitt, Birmingham , Dedicated Yard Switcher, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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