CDL-A Dedicated Driver / Yard Switcher

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.

  • Competitive pay:
    • Minimum weekly average is $1,060 per week / $55,120 per year
    • Start at $26.50 / hour
    • Average 40 hours a week
    • Overtime after 40 hours paid at time and a half
  • Home daily; Tuesday-Saturday, 5 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location
  • Temperature/reefer unit monitoring
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
  • 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

Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt Dedicated Driver/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 60-mile radius
  • Must have 3 months of driving or yard switching experience in the past 3 years
  • Class A CDL preferred
  • 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 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 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

LeadFlex Job ID: 26364

External ID: 150501

Worklist ID: Supply Chain Driver

Post Date: 09/15/2022

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