Local, CDL A Driver - Yard Switcher

Company Name:
Averitt Express
Position Type:
Full-time
Truck Driver - Starting at $16.39/hour
Averitt currently has an immediate opening for full-time Yard Switcher to help serve our dedicated automotive customer.
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.
Job Responsibilities
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
This rewarding career opportunity is for a Sunday through Thursday night shift starting between 8:00pm-9:00pm
Overtime applies after 40 hours per week
The usual work week is 40-45 hours
Truck Driver Pay & Benefits:
Start pay of $16.39/hour, up to $16.89/hour
Family BCBS medical, dental, vision, prescription card, and hearing benefits package for as low as $49 weekly. ($20 per week for unmarried individuals)
Profit Sharing and 401(k) plans
Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
Uniform Program - Averitt will provide
Credit Union
Flexible Spending Accounts
Wellness Programs available
Paid holidays (after 90 days of service)
Paid vacation
Referral Rewards Program
Weekly direct payroll deposits
Associate discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.)
A professional atmosphere with quality associates since 1971!
Great opportunities in other Averitt fleets to grow your career, including local, dedicated, and regional positions
Averitt Requirements:
6 months verifiable tractor/trailer experience and/or switching experience within past 3 years
Must have Class-A Commercial Drivers License (CDL-A)
Clean driving record
Must meet all qualifications outlined in our truck driver application
Equal Opportunity Employer - Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Company Description:
Working at Averitt isn't about punching the clock. It's about working with people who trust you, serving people who depend on you, and getting home to people who love you. It's about investing in something big - for you, your family, and Averitt. That's been our attitude since we started in 1971, and it's why our culture feels truly different than anywhere else in the industry. You can ask any one of our many associates in 21 states all about it. Because at the end of the day, we know our driving force is people.

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