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We Hire Truck Drivers for P&S Transportation

 

REAL TRUCK DRIVING JOBS

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‪(931) 548-6610‬

 Accepted Experience Levels 
1 Year In the Past 3 Years W/ 6 Months Flatbed Experience In the Past 3 Years

All information is subject to change without notice but is valid to our knowledge at this time.

Pre-Qualifications

Minimum Age

  • At least 22 Years of age

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)

  • P&S, NST & RMT - At least 1 year OTR experience w/ 5 months of it flatbed within the past 3 years

  • MTB - At least 2 years OTR flatbed experience w/ 6 months of it flatbed within the past 5 years 

  • Driver MUST be a Company Driver for 90 days before moving into a LP driving position

* P&S can count a month of driver training school as a month of OTR. So if a driver has 11 months OTR and one month of schooling it would count as a year and they would qualify time wise. 

* P&S will require pipe or steel flatbed experience. They do not need coil experience.

* P&S will not train on OTR or Flatbed and will not give credit for Drivers that do not have the above experience. 

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 2  in the past 3 years

  • All serious violations will be reviewed

Policy on License suspensions

  • Will review

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • No DOT Preventable at fault accidents in the last year

Incidents (max in 3 year period)

  • Will review

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • No more than 1 at fault accidents in the last 3 years

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • No more than 1 major moving violation in the last 3 years (MVR and PSP combined)

  • If they have a major moving violation and another moving violation like a speeding it will be a DQ

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • No more than 6 in the past 3 years of any kind

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • Must provide documentation

Terminated Applicants

  • if terminated form last job they will likely not hire them

Felony Convictions - How old must they be?
Based off the conviction date? What are the "silver bullets"?

  • None within the past 10 years

  • No violent or sexual convictions ever

* All other charges will be reviewed

* Go by conviction date

Misdemeanors- How old must they be?
Automatic DQ's?

  • No sexual, or violent related convictions ever

  • No drug charges in the past 5 years

* All other charges will be reviewed

* Go by conviction date

DUI/DWI- What is the max number and what
time frames do they need to fall outside of?

  • None in the past 7 years

* Go by conviction date

Is Haz-Mat Required? Is there a grace period for
driver to obtain it?

  • No

DOT Physical Requirements

  • Not required if they still have at least 6 months left on the current physical

Drug Screening

  • Urine

  • MTB, NST & RMT - Hair

Other Automatic DQ's.

  • Recent at fault rollover

  • No failed DOT alcohol/drug tests lifetime

 

Presentation

Sign-On Bonus

P&S - Sign On Bonus - $5000

  • $1500 after delivers 1st load

  • $500 in 30 days

  • $500 in 60 days

  • $500 in 90 days

  • $500 in 120 days

  • $500 in 180 days

  • $1000 in 1 year

 

MTB, NST & RMT - Sign on bonus - $5000

  • $1000 after delivers 1st load

  • $250 in 30 days

  • $250 in 60 days

  • $500 in 90 days

  • $750 in 120 days

  • $1000 in 180 days

  • $1250 in 1 year

Driver Types

  • Company Solo's

Types of Runs

  • OTR

  • Regional - Occasionally

  • Local - Occasionally 

Type of Freight

  • Flatbed

Type of Equipment

  • Freightliners

  • Drivecams installed - Front & rear facing/Event only

Transmission Type

  • Mostly Automatic - cannot promise anything else

  • Drivers with an auto restriction on their license is not a problem

Average age of tractor

  • No more than 3 years old

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • Yes

Truck Speed

  • 65 mph

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • Yes, but has to stay attached to trailer

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • No inverters or APU's

  • They will allow plug in inverters

  • 1500 Wattage Restriction

% of Drop and Hook

  • Varies by location

% of No Touch  

  • 40%-50% of loads need to be tarped

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • 0%

How are drivers paid?

  • Average is $.70 loaded or empty - 27% of load

  • Drivers in most areas are averaging $1,500+ gross per week if they are working as suggested

When are drivers paid?  

  • Every Friday

How are drivers paid?  

  • Direct Deposit

Primary Running Areas

  • All 48 states

  • Non forced and Flexible dispatch

* While we have drivers running 48 states, most run regional within 5 states and get home on the weekend. It is determined by home state and use the maps to determine home time or ask the P&S recruiter to be sure

Average Miles per wk. 

  • 2300-3000 miles per week

Average Length of Haul  

  • Varies

Home Time / Days Out 

  • Monday - Friday/Saturday with at least a 34 hour restart - refer to hiring maps

* CA Drivers could be out up to 4 weeks

Average Weekly Pay  

  • Average in most areas is $1,200-$1,600 and northeast would be $1,400-1,800 if driver is performing correctly.

*** When a driver comes to Orientation, the Friday of Orientation they will not get paid. The following Friday they get paid the $1500 of the sign on bonus plus whatever they turned in by Monday night as P&S does not hold pay back, ever.

Driver Vacation Info  

  • 1 week after 1st year

  • 2 weeks after 3 years

How is Driver Vacation Calculated?  

  • 52 week average

EZ Pass provided  

  • Yes - Where needed

Pre-Pass Provided

  • Yes - Where needed

Toll Cards Provided (Which toll cards?)

  • No

Type of Fuel Card

  • Comdata

Layover Pay

  • $50 a day, but kicks in at 24 hours empty without turning down any freight

Dock Detention Pay

  • $16 per hour after 2 hours

Tarping Pay

  • $30 per load tarped

Breakdown Pay

  • $50 per day

Multi-Stop Pay

  • Depends on load

New York City

  • No

Safety Bonus

  • Drive for Gold Program

  • Points that go towards picking stuff out of catalogs, etc.

Rider Policy

  • Yes

  • Riders are free

  • Start day one

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Pet Policy

  • Yes, no cost and no restrictions

  • If animal creates damage, the cost of repair is passed onto the Driver.

Is there 24 hour dispatch?

  • Yes

Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility?

  • Yes

  • Don't fuel in GA or IN

Qualcomm Provided

  • Yes

Idle Air Policy

  • Drivers are allowed to idle the tractor and they also come equipped with bunk heaters

Max. Idle Air %

  • Award program but no policy to hold the drivers to

Is per diem optional?

  • No

  • $300 weekly non taxed

* Example, if the pay is scheduled to be $1000, this is set up so they are only taxed on $700.  This equals more take home

Paid Orientation

  • Friday they get the $1,500 of the sign on bonus plus whatever they turned in by Monday night as P&S does not hold back pay ever

How long is Orientation

  • 3 Days

Orientation is held where?

  • Birmingham, AL

  • Emporia, VA

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Starts Monday's

  • Typically ends Thursday morning unless they need extra training in which case it usually ends Friday morning

Lodging Provided (Where will the driver be staying?)

  • Yes

  • Comfort Inn & Suites in Birmingham (Solo)

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • Dinner

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • Plane

  • Rental Car

  • Will reimburse driver if they want to just drive there

Insurance Starts When?

  • First day of the next full month

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield 

Single Cost per month

Gold Standard medical, dental and vision costs for 2020:

  • Driver $55

  • Driver + Spouse $130

  • Family  $150

Life Insurance

  • $10,000 policy

  • At no cost to the employee

  • Up to $150K

401 (k) Retirement Plan

  • Yes

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