Averitt Express, Inc.
1415 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38502
Yard Switcher in Canton, MississippiApply Now
Attention Drivers! Averitt is offering a $1,500- sign-on bonus to qualified candidates ($500 at 90 days and $1,000 at 180 days).
Averitt currently has openings for full-time Yard Switchers to help serve our dedicated automotive customer in Canton, Mississippi!
Yard Switchers play a critical role in the timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks at our dedicated customer's location. This position is for night shift, Sunday through Thursday. Starting pay is $14.50/hour with top out pay of $15.00/hour reached within 6 months
Some of the responsibilities of this position include:
- Perform pre/post shift safety inspections on equipment
- Hook/unhook trailers
- Frequent bending for placement of wheel chocks
- Lift/open trailer doors
- Slide trailer tandems when necessary
- Safely enter/exit yard tractor numerous times per shift
- Safely maneuver equipment with good backing skills
Check out these excellent benefits of being a full-time Averitt associate:
- Family BCBS medical, dental, vision, prescription card, and hearing benefits package for as low as $44 per week ($18 per week for unmarried individuals)
- Competitive Industry Pay with overtime possibilities!
- Profit Sharing and 401(k) plans
- Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
- Uniform Program- Averitt will provide
- Credit Union
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Wellness Programs available
- Paid holidays (after 6 months of service)
- Paid vacation
- Referral Rewards Program
- Weekly direct payroll deposits
- Associate Discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.)
- A professional atmosphere with quality associates since 1971!
Averitt associates have numerous opportunities to change their career preferences as they grow with our team, including positions in operations, sales, and leadership.
Averitt is an Equal Opportunity Employer; females and minorities are encouraged to apply!
Since 1971, we've been the home for the most professional and most satisfied drivers in the industry. Great pay, top-notch benefits at a fraction of the normal price to drivers, and our unique support structure allows us to treat drivers like family, even when they're miles from home. Join Averitt today and you’ll feel the difference in working with a stable company that knows what it's doing. We have multiple driving opportunities for all types of drivers.