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We Hire Truck Drivers for J&R Schugel Trucking




‪(931) 548-6610‬

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


Minimum Age

  • 21 years old

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)


  • Driver must have graduated within the past year, from a 160 hour school with at least 40 BTW hours

Experienced Drivers

  • 6 months OTR T/T (40ft trailer or more) in the last 3 years

  • 1 year OTR T/T (40ft trailer or more) in the last 3 years for Lease Purchase

* Training does not count

* Local experience will count for pay, but NOT for experience

* If Driver has less than 1 year of OTR experience, they MUST have attended an accredited trucking school

* They will not accept a Driver under contract if they owe the carrier still and it hasn’t been a year since they signed the contract with them

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 2 in the last 3 years

Policy on License suspensions

  • No suspension for more the 30 days in the last 3 years

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • None in the last 12 months

  • Rollovers have to be over 3 years old to consider

Incidents (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 3 preventable accidents/incidents in the last 3 years

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • No more than 3 in the last 3 years

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • Must be approved by safety

*** Nothing over 15 mph in the past 3 yrs

Major Moving Violations- that are automatic DQ's

  • Leaving the scene, racing, reckless or careless, fleeing or eluding, using cell phone while driving. 

* Will consider if outside of 3 years

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • 8 in the last 3 years 

  • 3 in the last 3 years for Lease Purchase

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • No more than 15 months total in the last 3 years 

Terminated Applicants

  • No safety related termination from last job

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

  • All charges are reviewable

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

  • All charges are reviewable

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

  • No DUI/DWI in the last 3 years

  • No DUI ever in a CMV

  • More than one DUI will have to be reviewed

  • No failed/refused drug tests in the past 3 years. Will only consider with completed SAP and 1 year of safe OTR driving

* Go by the conviction date

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

  • No 

Drug Screening

  • Urine

* If a Driver has failed a drug/alcohol test they will consider as long as it was over 36 months ago and the Driver has 1 yr otr after the sap and must provide sap paperwork



Sign-On Bonus

$2000 Transition Bonus

  • 1 ST empty load - $500

  • 45 days - $500

  • 90 days - $500

  • 6 months = $500

Driver Types

  • Company Solo 

  • Company Team - Pre-Made ONLY

  • Lease Purchase

  • Trainees

Types of Runs

  • Local

  • Regional

  • OTR

Type of Freight

  • Reefer

  • Dry Van

Type of Equipment

  • 2018-2020 Kenworth T680’s

  • International Prostar LT trucks  

* No refrigerators or microwaves

* Most of the trucks do have a TV bracket mounted at the foot of the lower bunk

* All trucks (company & lease) have inward and outward facing cameras and NO we will not take them out

* Qualcomm in all trucks w/scanner & navigation & blue tooth enabled

Transmission Type

  • 10 speeds

  • Automatics (heavier on the autos)

Average age of tractor

  • 3 years

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • Yes

Truck Speed

  • 65 mph

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • Yes

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • Yes

* All have APU’s on them

* Can install an inverter up to 1500 watts at no cost to the driver while they are in ORT (they can be purchased at the terminal and payroll deducted over 2 pay cycles if they don’t already own one)

% of Drop and Hook

  • Depends on account

% of No Touch  

  • 98%

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • Depends on account

Pay Scale (Solo)  

  • See info file

Pay Scale (Team) 

  • See info file

Type of Driver Pay  

  • Randmcnally

When are drivers paid?  

  • Weekly

How are drivers paid?  

  • Direct Deposit

Pay Increase

  • Yearly

Primary Running Areas

  • OTR, mainly east coast

Average Miles per wk. 

  • OTR 2500

  • Regional 2000-2500

Average Length of Haul  

  • 550

Home Time / Days Out 

  • Daily

  • Weekly

  • Bi Weekly

Average Weekly Pay  

  • See info file

Driver Vacation Info  

  • 1 week after first year

How is Driver Vacation Calculated?  

  • Yearly avg

EZ Pass provided  

  • Yes

Pre-Pass Provided

  • Yes

Toll Cards Provided (Which toll cards?)

  • Yes

Type of Fuel Card

  • EFS

Layover Pay

  • Yes

Dock Detention Pay

  • Yes

Multi-Stop Pay

  • Yes

New York City

  • Non Forced

Safety Bonus

  • See Info File up to .05 cpm

Rider Policy

  • Yes

  • Starts day one

Pet Policy

  • Yes - 1 dog only

  • Must weigh less than 50 lbs

  • No aggressive breeds

  • $500 non-refundable deposit

Is there 24 hour dispatch?

  • Yes

Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility?

  • Yes

Qualcomm Provided

  • Yes

Per Diem

Yes - Not Optional

  • Solo - $0.11 cpm

  • TEAM - $.07 cpm

Paid Orientation

  • Yes - $150.00 received in their first paycheck

How long is Orientation

  • 3 Days

Orientation is held where?

  • New Ulm, MN - Only option for Lease Orientation

  • Columbus, OH

  • Ellenwood, GA

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Starts on Monday's & Wednesday's

Lodging Provided (Where will the driver be staying?)

  • Hotel provided - Single occupancy

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Meals provided

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • Plane or Bus

  • If Driver drives themselves, they will be reimbursed from their home to the terminal city closest to them at .45/mile – max of $250

Benefits Information

  • United Healthcare