CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher

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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 $1,275 per week / $66,000 per year
    • Starting pay is $22/hour
    • Average 45-60 hours per week; overtime paid at time anda halfafter 40 hours
  • Home daily
  • Monday-Saturday with some Sunday work during peak season
  • Peak season is 8 months out of the year, February-October
  • Working 3 p.m. - 3 a.m. during peak season and 1:30 p.m. - 12 a.m. during off-peak season
  • Switchers will operate yard tractors at the customers' location, positioning trailers in and out of the docks
  • All drop & hook - no touch freight

CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher Benefits:
  • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
  • Excellent 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 days
  • Profit Sharing plan allows you to share in the rewards of our efforts, with a portion of our profitsgiven 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 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 100-mile radius
  • 6 months of full-time verifiable tractor-trailer and/or switching experience within the past 3 years
  • Must have Class A CDL
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • No convictions for Reckless Driving within the past 5 years
  • No convictions for DI 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 Doors - force requirement: 46 lbs
  • Count freight
  • Complete fuel tickets
  • Obtain sales leads
  • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs (Class A Only)
  • Perform pre-trip inspections
  • Drive
  • Regular predictable attendance
  • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
  • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level

LeadFlex Job ID: 296703

External ID: 219682

Worklist ID: Supply Chain Driver

Post Date: 09/15/2023

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