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We Hire Truck Drivers for Sharkey Transportation

 

REAL TRUCK DRIVING JOBS

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‪(931) 548-6610‬

 Accepted Experience Levels 
6 Months In the Past Year OR 1 Year In the Past 3 Years

Pre-Qualifications

Minimum Age

  • At least 23 years of age

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)

  • 1 year in the last 3 years OR

  • 6 months in the last 1 year

  • If they want to run reefer/flatbed, they need previous experience

* Local experience does not count

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 2 in the past 3 years

Policy on License suspensions

  • Will review

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • No more than 2 in the past 3 years

Incidents (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 3 in the past 3 years

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • No Policy

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • Only one 15 over ticket in the last 3 years

  • Can't have any other tickets

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • Only 5 jobs total in the past 3 years

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • No Policy

Terminated Applicants

  • No safety related terminations

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

  • All probation/jail time has to be outside of 5 years

  • No violent felonies ever

* All other charges will be reviewed

* Go by the conviction date

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

  • All probation/jail time has to be outside of 3 years

  • No Drug or sexual related misdemeanors

* 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?

  • Allowed one in a lifetime and has to be outside of 5 years

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

  • No

DOT Physical Requirements

  • Driver MUST have a recent DOT Physical

  • Drivers MUST receive a new DOT Physical at Orientation

Drug Screening

  • Urine & Hair

Other Automatic DQ's.

  • No rollovers or rear end accidents in the last 5 years

  • Failed Drug Test must be outside of 5 years

 

Presentation

Sign-On Bonus

$1500 Sign On Bonus

  • $750 on week 2

  • $750 on week 3

Driver Types

  • Company Solo

  • Owner Operator

Types of Runs

  • OTR

  • Regional

  • Dedicated

Type of Freight

  • Van

  • Reefer

  • Flatbed

* They haul General Commodities, lots of General MIlls, Proctor and Gamble,  ADM Excell/ JBS

Type of Equipment

  • Mack Pinnacles

  • Anthems

* Cameras: Front Facing - Event Only

Transmission Type

  • 80% Automatic

  • Some Eaton Fuller 10 speeds

Average age of tractor

  • 5 years old to New 

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • Yes

Truck Speed

  • 65 mph

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • Yes

  • Drivers may park at truck stops if not in a major metropolitan area

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • Trucks have either APU or Bunk Heater and Inverters

% of Drop and Hook

  • 65%

% of No Touch  

  • 99%

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • 10%

Pay Scale (Solo)  

  • See attachments

Type of Driver Pay  

  • Household

When are drivers paid?  

  • Every Friday

How are drivers paid?  

  • Direct Deposit

Pay Increase

  • N/A

Primary Running Areas

  • Midwest

Average Miles per wk. 

  • 2000 - 2300 miles/week

Average Length of Haul  

  • 450-500 miles

Home Time / Days Out 

  • 5-21 days out and 34 hours to 5 days home 

  • On runs that are "Home Weekends" - Drivers are home 34-48 (mostly around the 48 hr mark). In Friday afternoon & out Sunday evening. They pick up loads Friday and deliver it Monday.  

Average Weekly Pay  

  • OTR: $1200-1300

  • Regional: $1000-1200

Driver Vacation Info  

  • N/A

EZ Pass provided  

  • Yes

Pre-Pass Provided

  • Yes

Toll Cards Provided (Which toll cards?)

  • No

Type of Fuel Card

  • EFS

Layover Pay

  • $80

Dock Detention Pay

  • 25% of what is paid after 2 hours

New York City

  • No

Rider Policy

  • Yes - No charge

  • Must be employed for 90 days

  • Must be immediate family

  • Must be over 10 years old

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility?

  • Yes

Qualcomm Provided

  • Yes

Idle Air Policy

  • No

Paid Orientation

  • Driver will leave Orientation on Wednesday with $300.00 cash in their pocket!

How long is Orientation

  • 2.5 days

Orientation is held where?

  • Quincy, IL

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Monday - Wednesday

Lodging Provided (Where will the driver be staying?)

  • Yes, Microtel Inn & Suites

  • Single Occupancy

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Yes, Breakfast & Lunch

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • Yes, bus

  • If Driver decides to travel any other way, Sharkey will reimburse up to the cost of a bus ticket, w/ valid receipts.

Insurance Starts When?

  • 90 days

  • North American

Insurance Specifics

North American 

   Deductible 

  • Single: $1500

  • Family: $4500

   Co-Pay

  • $50.00

  • 80-20 Major Medical

Includes Medical, Dental & Life Insurance after 90 days

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