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We Hire Truck Drivers for Pam Transport

 

REAL TRUCK DRIVING JOBS

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‪(931) 548-6610‬

 Accepted Experience Levels 
0 Months 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 21 years old

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)

TRAINEES

  • Has a CDL and a school certification (from a 120 + hour school) in the last 2 years but no experience

*** DEDICATED POSITIONS AVAILABLE AFTER THEY COMPLETE 14 DAYS WITH A TRAINER!! Please see the "Trainee" tab in the Information sheet below FMI! 

EXPERIENCED

  • At least 1 year of verifiable driving experience (can be a combination of OTR/Regional/Local) in the past 3 years 

  • At least 3 months of verifiable OTR experience in the past year AND at any time completed an accredited school or carrier approved training program

  • At least 6 months of verifiable Local experience or a combination of OTR/Regional/Local in the past year, AND at any time completed an accredited school or carrier approved training program

  • Lease Purchase is open to any Driver with 90 days or more  verifiable OTR experience and meet all other standard PCC hiring guidelines

 

* Experience MUST have been in a Class A tractor, towing a 40' trailer(s) or longer.

* Jobs must have also required a Class A CDL

* Will consider Military Experience: If Army They need DD214, if National Guard NGB288, everyone needs a DA348

 

CITY DRIVER EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

A city driver is defined as a driver who operates within a 100 air mile radius of his normal work reporting location.  This type of driver is exempt from logs/EOBRs and uses a time card to record his hours.

CITY DRIVER EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS (must meet one of the following):

  • 1 year of verifiable local driving in the past 3 years.

  • 1 year of verifiable driving (Combination of OTR/Regional/Local) in the past three (3) years.

  • 3 months experience (Combination of OTR/Regional/Local) in the past year and at any time completed an accredited school or carrier approved training program.

NO CREDIT FOR LOCAL EXPERIENCE IF:

  • Construction (i.e. Dump Truck/backhoe)

  • Mobile Homes

  • Oil Field - Unless it needs the OTR criteria

  • Hot Shot

  • Yard Driver

PLEASE NOTE

  • An applicant with more than 5 points total, within the last 3 years, is not eligible for hire.

  • The conviction date, not the violation date, is used when determining the points within the 3 year period.

* Please see the MVR Point System in the Information sheet below as a guide

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 4 in the past 3 years

Policy on License suspensions

  • No more than 90 days in past 15 months

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • Will Review all DOT Recordable Accidents

  • Any moving violation resulting in or associated with an accident is an automatic DQ

Incidents (max in 3 year period)

  • Will review

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • No accidents with a citation for a moving violation in the past 3 years

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • Will Review

* Please see the MVR Point System in the Information sheet below as a guide

Major Moving Violations- that are automatic DQ's

  • Passing a school bus

  • Reckless

  • Coasting out of gear

  • Leaving the scene of an accident

  • Speeding - 20+

  • Violate out of service order

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • Will review

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • No more than 18 months UE in past 3 years

Terminated Applicants

  • Will review

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

  • No drug/possession charges in the last 5 years and no more than 2 in a lifetime

  • All other charges reviewed on a case by case basis

* Go by the conviction date

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

  • No drug/possession charges in the last 5 years and no more than 2 in a lifetime

  • All other charges reviewed on a case by case basis

* Go by the conviction date

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

  • None in the past 5 years

  • Only 2 in a lifetime

* Go by the conviction date

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

  • Not required

Reimbursed for Haz-Mat?

  • Yes

Haz-Mat Pay Info

  • $0.02 cpm extra

Other Endorsements Required

  • No

DOT Physical Requirements

  • Driver MUST have a Medical Card that is more than 60 days of expiring 

  • A Driver that has a medical card that expires within 60 days I would highly suggest that driver go get a Physical on his own and not use one of PAM's clinics.

  • If a driver decides to use one of their clinics his medical card will need to be approved by medical before moving forward.

Drug Screening

  • Urine

Other Automatic DQ's.

  • No registered sex offenders 

  • Failing a drug/alcohol test 

 

Presentation

Sign-On Bonus

$10,000 TEAM OTR Sign On Bonus (SPLIT)

  • $1000 on first dispatch

  • $400 every month for the next 10 months

Driver Types

  • Company Solo

  • Owner Operator

  • Leads Purchase

  • Company Team - Pre-Made

Types of Runs

  • OTR

  • Dedicated 

Type of Freight

  • Dry Van

Type of Equipment

  • Peterbilt

  • Freightliner

* Double Bunks & Fridges in trucks

* Cameras: None

Transmission Type

  • Autos - They will consider a Driver with an automatic restriction (DOES NOT INCLUDE CITY DRIVERS)

  • 10 Speed

* Auto Restriction only applies to Experienced Drivers & Outside Students (Trainees)! Does not include City Drivers (city driver trucks are not automatics)

* Day cab positions are still using standards!

* TRR positions require the Driver be able to drive a manual

Average age of tractor

  • 1.5 years

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • No

Truck Speed

  • Cruise - 68 mph

  • Pedal - 65 mph

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • Yes

  • Driver MUST live within 50 miles of terminal

* Cannot take the truck home for an extended period of time

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • APU's

  • They allow Invertors (must be installed by Pam) Max watts - 1800

% of Drop and Hook

  • 70%

% of No Touch  

  • 100%

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • Varies

Pay Scale (Solo)  

  • All OTR Drivers start at $0.35 cpm

* Drivers will be guaranteed at least 2 reviews with at least a $0.01 cpm raise within their first 9 months

Pay Scale (Team) 

  • All Experienced Teams start at $0.50 cpm split (OTR)

  • Student Teams start at $0.48 cpm split and will move to $0.50 cpm split after 90 days (OTR)

Type of Driver Pay  

  • Household Mover Guide

When are drivers paid?  

  • Every Friday

How are drivers paid?  

  • Direct Deposit

Pay Increase

  • Annually 

Primary Running Areas

  • Laredo - Detroit and East

  • Some West Coast

Average Miles per wk. 

Regional 

  • 2500 miles per week 

Average Length of Haul  

Regional

  • 500 miles

Home Time / Days Out 

Regional

  •  2-3 weeks out and 2-3 days home

Trainees 

  • During training they will be out the full 2 weeks with mentor. After training (if running OTR) they are out 2-3 weeks and home 2-3 days. OTR home time is always a day home for every 7 days out

Average Weekly Pay  

  • Company: $1000

  • Lease: $1400

Training

  • Training will likely be with an OTR trainer

  • Pay is $350 per week while with mentor

Driver Vacation Info  

  • 1 week after 1 year

  • 2 weeks after 2 years

  • 3 weeks after 5 years

How is Driver Vacation Calculated?  

  • 52 week average

  • They also pay 6 holidays at $100 per - New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

EZ Pass provided  

  • Yes

Pre-Pass Provided

  • Yes

Toll Cards Provided (Which toll cards?)

  • Yes

  • Prepass

Type of Fuel Card

  • Comdata

Breakdown Pay

  • $100

Layover Pay

  • $40 after 24 hours

Tarp Pay

  • $40

Dock Detention Pay

  • $15/hour after 2 hours

Multi-Stop Pay

  • $15 per stop excluding the 1st & last stop

New York City

  • Yes

  • $100

Safety Bonus

  • N/A

Rider Policy

  • Yes

  • Starts day 1

  • $17.50/month

  • Must be family age 13 or older or otherwise over 18 years old

Pet Policy

  • Will allow dogs if a Team or LP Driver Only

  • $500 Deposit

Is there 24 hour dispatch?

  • Yes

Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility?

  • Yes

Is per diem optional?

  • Yes

ELogs

  • Yes

  • Qualcomm

Paid Orientation

  • No, since it's done online for the most part

How long is Orientation

  • Done online, so as fast as the driver can get it done. 

Orientation is held where?

  • Virtual Orientation

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Can complete it any day of the week. 

Lodging Provided (Where will the driver be staying?)

  • N/A 

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • N/A

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • Bus - rather than charging for the bus ticket up front, PAM covers the cost and deducts $25 out of each pay check until it is paid back

  • If Driver drives themselves, they can get reimbursed up to $100, with valid receipts 

Insurance Starts When?

  • After 60 days of employment

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas

Vision Insurance

  • Yes

  • $15 per month

Life Insurance

  • $15 per month

  • Covers Driver for up to $100,000 payout

401 (k) Retirement Plan

  • Driver can contribute up to 10% per month

  • Company matches up to 3%

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