Home Daily Yard Switcher Truck Driver Job in Decherd, TN


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Decherd, TN


Decherd, TN

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Home Daily Yard Switcher Truck Driver Job – Decherd, Tennessee

Decherd, TN

CDL-A Dedicated 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 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.

  • Competitive pay:
    • Average $1,092 a week/$52,416 a year (based on 48 weeks)
    • Starting pay is $23 per hour
    • Average 40-45 hours per week
    • Overtime applies after 40 hours per week, paid at time and a half
  • Home daily
  • Monday night – Thursday night; 5:30 p.m. – 5:30 a.m.
  • Ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer’s location

CDL-A 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 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 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 a 100-mile radius
  • 6 months verifiable tractor-trailer experience and/or switching experience within 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 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

Decherd, Tennessee Home Daily Yard Switcher Truck Driving Job

Averitt Home Daily Yard Switcher Truck Driver Job in Decherd, TN

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