CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher ::
Waller, TX

CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher

Company Driver • Dry Van
Solo Drive
Lease Purchase: No
Posted today

About the Job

Dedicated yard switchers play a critical role in our customer's transportation needs by ensuring the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location. Unlike some positions, this one gives you a better idea of the number of hours each week holds, which means you'll have a better idea of what to expect in every paycheck. And because you know your customers and their typical freight load, you'll never be surprised or slowed down by unusual shipments.

CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher Benefits:
  • Competitive pay:
    • Average $1,240 per week/ average $64,480 per year
    • Starting pay is $20.50 / hour
    • Reaching top out pay of $21.50/ hour at 6 months with a .50 increase at 90 and 180 days
    • Average 45-60 hours per week; overtime paid at time anda halfafter 40 hours
  • Home daily
  • Monday - Saturday with some Sunday work during peak season
  • Peak season is 8 months out of the year, February - October
  • Working 3 p.m. - 3 a.m. during peak season and 5 p.m. - 3 a.m. during off-peak season
  • Switchers will operate yard tractors at the customers' location, positioning trailers in and out of the docks
  • All drop & hook - no touch freight
  • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays (after 90 days)
  • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $88.90/week for family plans and $34.15/week for individual plans
  • Profit Sharing plan allows you to share in the rewards of our efforts, with a portion of our profitsgiven back to you as monthly direct deposits into your retirement account
  • Referral rewards - cash bonuses for referrals
  • Averitt's fleet includes local, dedicated, and regional truck driver jobs. Drivers can change their driving preferences as their careers progress, including opportunities in operations and leadership

Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher!

Averitt Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Averitt Express's Benefits

General Perks

Paid Orientation
Training Available
Types of Runs
Dedicated, Regional, Local
Time Away from Home
Home Daily, Weekly, Varies


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Medical Details
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Profit Sharing


Lay Over Pay
Breakdown Pay
Tarp Pay Details
Extra Pickup
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Recent Graduates
1-6 Months Experience
7-12 Months Experience
1-5 Years Experience
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Averitt Express
(888) 719-4450