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CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher/Local Driver

Company: Averitt Express, Inc.
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Call (877) 294-3233 or Apply Online Below

Dedicated/supply chain drivers 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 miles and 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.CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver/ Switcher Benefits:

  • Competitive pay:
  • Starting pay $18 per hour
  • Top pay $21 per hour reached within 12 months
  • Average up to 40-45 hours a week
  • Overtime applies after 40 hours per week
  • 95%-yard switching, 5% DOT regulated driving
  • Home daily
  • All switcher positions operate on a 4 and 3 day schedule every other week
  • Meaning week 1, you will work 4 days and off 3. Next week will work 3 days and off 4
  • These are further broken down into shift groups, let your recruiter know which one you are interested in:
  • 1 opening for shift B:
  • Night shift: 6 p.m. start time, week 1: Mon, Tue, Wed, and Thu. Week 2: Mon, Tue, and Wed
  • Shift differential pay of $1, start at $19 / hour, reach top pay of $22 / hour in 12 months
  • 1 opening for shift C:
  • Morning shift: 6 a.m. start time, week 1: Fri, Sat, and Sun. Week 2: Thu, Fri, Sat, and Sun
  • 2 openings for shift D:
  • Night shift: 6 p.m. start time, week 1: Fri, Sat, and Sun. Week 2: Thu, Fri, Sat, and Sun
  • Shift differential pay of $1, start at $19 / hour, reach top pay of $22 / hour in 12 months
  • Ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location
  • May be required to perform local/ hourly runs depending on the customer's need. Mostly to Montgomery, Tuscaloosa or southern Tennessee along I-65 route
  • Moves are issued through onboard tablet
  • 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
  • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
  • 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
  • PAID TRAINING! Must have 1+ months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years to go through our 1 - 3 week training program Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver/ 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.

    Call (877) 294-3233 or Apply Online Below

Keywords: Averitt Express, Inc., Birmingham , CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher/Local Driver, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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