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We Hire Truck Drivers for Universal Logistics

 

REAL TRUCK DRIVING JOBS

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‪(931) 548-6610‬

 Accepted Experience Levels 
3 Months in the last year of recent T/T experience

Pre-Qualifications

Minimum Age

  • 21

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)

  • 3 Months in the last year of recent T/T experience

  • 6 months in the last year of recent T/T experience for the Non-Union Romulus - Chicago positions

* As long as the years worked is greater than the time off they will consider the Driver's application

* Training does not count

* Local experience will count

* Will accept military experience if they have a DD214 proving the experience

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 6 points on MVR (Michigan Points scale, see info file for breakdown)

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • No Rollovers in last 5 years (At Fault)

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • Will review

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • Will review

Terminated Applicants

  • No safety terms from last job

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

  • All reviewable (strong focus on theft, drugs and violent crimes)

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

  • All reviewable (strong focus on theft, drugs and violent crimes)

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

  • No DUI's in the last 5 years 

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

  • No

Reimbursed for Haz-Mat?

  • NA 

Haz-Mat Pay Info

  • NA

Other Endorsements Required

  • NA

Long Form Physical Required Up Front?

  • Yes

Drug Testing

  • Urine

Other Automatic DQ's.

  • No failed drug tests

 

Presentation

Sign-On Bonus

$5000 Sign On Bonus for the Following Locations;

Smyrna TN. Arlington TX, Fort Wayne IN, Romulus, MI and Detroit, MI

  • First installment of $1500 to be paid after 30 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

  • Second Installment of $1500 to be paid after 90 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

  • Third Installment of $2000 to be paid after 180 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

$10,000 Sign On Bonus for Universal Detroit ONLY

  • First installment of $1500 to be paid after 30 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

  • Second Installment of $1000 to be paid after 60 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

  • Third Installment of $2500 to be paid after 120 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

  • Fourth Installment of $2500 to be paid after 150 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

  • Last Installment of $2500 to be paid after 180 days of employment as an active Driver with Universal

Driver Types

  • Company Solo 

Hiring Area

  • 40 miles radius of Romulus, MI

Types of Runs

  • Local Shuttle Runs

  • Regional

Type of Freight

  • Dry van 48' and 53's

  • They are hauling for Ford and FCA plants in the area

Type of Equipment

  • Late model tractors (Autos)

* No cameras in trucks

Transmission Type

  • Manuals, some autos

  • Will take a Driver with an automatic restriction if there is an automatic available

Average age of tractor

  • 2 years

Governed Speed

  • 63 mph

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • Slip Seat

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • No

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • NA

% of Drop and Hook

  • 99%

% of No Touch  

  • 99%

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • 0%

Union Information

  • Name of Union - The Union is Teamsters 299

  • Probation period is 120 days

  • After 120 days, Drivers are in the union

  • Union dues are $40.00 per month

Pay Scale (Solo)  

  • See Info Sheet

Type of Driver Pay  

  • Local - Hourly or Daily

  • Regional - Per Mile

When are drivers paid?  

  • Weekly

Primary Running Areas

  • See Information Sheet

Average Miles per wk. 

  •  50-60 hours per week

Average Length of Haul  

  •  10 miles

Home Time / Days Out 

  • See Information Sheet

Average Weekly Pay  

  • 1000-1100 per week

Rider Policy

  • No 

Pet Policy

  • No

Paid Orientation

  •  Yes, depends on starting wage

How long is Orientation

  • 1 day

Orientation is held where?

  • At Detroit Terminal

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Any

Type of drug test?

  • Urine

Lodging Provided (Where will the driver be staying?)

  • No

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • No

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • No

Benefits Information

  • Full Union Benefits package

  • Cherokee

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