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We Hire Truck Drivers for Loudon County (LCT) 

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 23 Years of age

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)

  • 1 year OTR experience in the past 3 years required

  • 6 months FB experience in the past 3 years required

*** Definition of OTR is running multiple states (5+), being out sleeping in the truck during the week and home on the weekend. 

*** Will consider Military Experience with proper documentation on DD214 stating position in Military and equipment used. 

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 3  in the past 3 years

  • All serious violations will be reviewed

Policy on License suspensions

  • Will review

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • None in the past 3 years

Incidents (max in 3 year period)

  • Will review

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • Will review

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • Case by Case

  • If exception is made the driver will do Smith System training in orientation 

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • No more than 8 in the past 3 years

  • All applications with 8 or more jobs within the past 3 years will be reviewed by their operations department before hiring

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • Must provide documentation

Terminated Applicants

  • Yes, but not if it's for safety or drug related issues

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

  • None within the past 10 years

  • No drug, 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 10 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?

  • Will allow 2 in a lifetime and they have to be more than 10 years old

* Go by conviction date

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

  • No

DOT Physical Requirements

  • All drivers will take a new DOT physical regardless of most recent

  • All drivers will take and must pass agility test

Drug Screening

  • Urine

Other Automatic DQ's.

  • Recent at fault rollover

  • Careless/Reckless violation

  • Erratic lane change violation

  • 15 + Speeding ticket

  • No truck abandonment in the past 3 years

  • No ticket for use of cellphone while driving in the past 3 years

  • No failed alcohol or drug tests in a lifetime

 

Presentation

Sign-On Bonus

Sign on bonus - $5000

  • $750 after delivers 1st load

  • $250 in 30 days

  • $250 in 60 days

  • $500 in 90 days

  • $750 in 120 days

  • $1000 in 180 days

  • $1500 in 1 year 

 

Driver Types

  • Company Solo

Types of Runs

  • OTR

Type of Freight

  • Flatbed Trailers - Driver must secure every load. 

  • Conestoga Trailers (Rolling Tarp) - No tarping if issued a Conestoga trailer. 

  • Drivers haul aluminum coils (majority), ingots, extruded aluminum, pipe, steel, and building materials

Type of Equipment

  • New & late model Freightliner Cascadias

  • Daycab - Corporate lodging card issued to Driver for hotels

* Cameras - Front & Driver Facing Cameras - Event Only

Transmission Type

  • Automatics & 10 speeds

Average age of tractor

  • 2017 - 2020

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • Yes

Truck Speed

  • Governed at 65 mph

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • Yes

  • Majority of Drivers will take the truck home

  • If Driver lives a short distance away (within 50 miles or less) they can park on the yard and go home

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • Provided by Driver

  • Cannot be hardwired to battery

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • 0%

Pay Scale (Solo)  

  • 27% of line haul

Average Weekly Pay

  • Fall/Winter - $1100 to $1300 wk gross avg.  

  • Spring/Summer - $1300 to 1500 wk gross avg. 

Type of Driver Pay  

  • Percentage

When are drivers paid?  

  • Weekly

  • Every Friday

How are drivers paid?  

  • Direct Deposit

Primary Running Areas

  • Mainly the same as the hiring area.

  • Drivers may run into upstate NY and as far north as MA.

  • Drivers with a passport can run to Canada on occasion.

  • No deliveries in the 5 Boroughs.

Average Miles per wk. 

  • 2500 per week

Average Length of Haul  

  • Varies

Home Time / Days Out 

  • Drivers are out 7-10 days (unless outside the prim hiring area listed above)

  • Every 7 days, Drivers get 2 days (full 48 hours) home

  • Every 10 days, Drivers get 3 days home

*** Time off does not necessarily weekends!

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

Pre-Pass Provided

  • Yes

Layover Pay

  • Yes

Dock Detention Pay

  • $16.50 after 2 hours

*** Driver must be on time

Multi-Stop Pay

  • Yes

New York City

  • No

Safety Bonus

  • Paid monthly

Rider Policy

  • Yes

  • Riders are free

  • Start day one

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Pet Policy

  • Yes

  • No cost to the Driver

Is there 24 hour dispatch?

  • Yes

Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility?

  • Yes

Qualcomm Provided

  • Yes

Is per diem optional?

  • $300 weekly non taxed

Paid Orientation

  • No

How long is Orientation

  • 4 Days

Orientation is held where?

  • Loudon, TN

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Begins Monday, dispatched on Thursday

Lodging Provided (Where will the driver be staying?)

  • Yes

  • Private Rooms

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch 

  • Dinner

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • Bus

  • Rental Car

  • Plane

Insurance Starts When?

Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Starts 1st of Month after 30 days of employment.  EX: Drivers hired 4/10/20.  30th day 5/10/20.  Benefits in effect 6/1/2020

Employee:  Ball Park $45 per week

Family:  Ball Park $150 per week

*** Could vary depending on tobacco use and plan chosen

Vision Insurance

  • Employee Only - $1.50/week

  • Family - $3.22/week    

Life Insurance

  • $10,000 provided at no cost to the Driver

401 (k) Retirement Plan

  • Yes

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