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Dock-To-Driver GI Bill OJT Program

Company: Averitt
Location: High Point
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:


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Are you a Veteran looking to transition to a rewarding civilian career? Our Dock-To-Driver GI Bill Training program offers an exceptional opportunity to leverage your military experience and gain specialized skills in the transportation industry. This comprehensive program, designed exclusively for veterans, combines hands-on training with one-on-one instruction to prepare you for a dynamic and fulfilling career. Join us to embark on a new professional journey, supported by the robust benefits of the GI Bill and a team dedicated to your success. How the On-The-Job (OJT) program works:

  • Must have previously served in the U.S. military, or be in the National Guard or Reserve, with Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits available.
  • If you qualify for the Post 9/11 GI benefits, you are eligible to get up to 12 monthly payments from the V.A. while you receive on-the-job training.
  • Eligible associates will complete all required paperwork during orientation. Benefit checks are paid directly from the Department of Veteran Affairs, not Averitt, usually 4-6 weeks after training begins.
  • Eligible to earn up to $1,341 per month tax free using your available Post 9/11 GI Bill funds PLUS your weekly Averitt paycheck. How The Dock-To-Driver Program Works:
    • This is an entry level Dock position leading to a CDL-A qualified position through our Dock-to-Driver Training Program. This exciting on-the-job training program pays you to work on the dock while growing your knowledge of the transportation industry and learning the skills to earn your CDL.
    • During your first 60-90 days of employment, you will receive dock operations training as well as a minimum of 240 hours of hands-on training with a local driver trainer.
    • You will receive top dock wages during training, $25.70/hour.
    • Upon successful completion of training, passing of the CDL road test and receipt of required endorsements, you will become a CDL-A Qualified Dock Associate and your pay will increase to $29.15/hour.
    • You must be willing to drive when needed and will be considered for open driving positions as they become available.
    • You will be reimbursed for your CDL-A, hazmat, tanker, and TWIC fees where applicable. Benefits Of Joining The Team:
      • Annual paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
      • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $97.55/week for family plans and $37.35/week for individual plans effective after 30 days
      • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
      • Profit Sharing plan allows you to share in the rewards of our efforts, with a portion of our profits given back to you as monthly direct deposits into your retirement account
      • Referral rewards - cash bonuses for referrals From working with top-notch equipment and learning new skills, to teaming up with people who take pride in their jobs (and yours) - once you get a taste of the Averitt culture, you'll want in for the long haul. In fact, nearly 17% of our associates have been with us for more than 20 years. Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to go through ourDock-To-Driver OJT Training Program! 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.
        • 21 years of age
        • No convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 years
        • No convictions for DUI within the past 5 years
        • No suspensions or revocations within the past 5 years
        • No convictions for serious moving violations within the previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offenses committed in a CMV in connection with a fatality)
        • No more than 3 moving violation convictions within the past 3 years
        • No Preventable DOT Recordable accidents within the past 3 years
        • No more than 3 Preventable Non-DOT Recordable accidents within the past 3 years.
        • Must apply for a Class A CDL permit with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment
        • Successfully completing driver training and obtaining driver approval from Averitt Safety department including passing road test within 120 days of employment
        • Pass a DOT physical exam by licensed FMCSA medical examiner within 30 days of employment
        • Obtain a Class A CDL license with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement within 120 days of employment Essential functions
          • Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
          • Unload freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
          • Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs
          • Open/close trailer door - force requirement: 46 lbs
          • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
          • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level
          • Count freight
          • Complete bill of lading
          • Complete fuel tickets
          • Obtain sales leads
          • Secure extra shipments
          • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs
          • Complete delivery receipt
          • Perform pre-trip inspections
          • Drive
          • Regular predictable attendance
          • Operate forklift
          • Fuel trucks


            Call us at (877) 838-0380 or Apply Online Below!

Keywords: Averitt, High Point , Dock-To-Driver GI Bill OJT Program, Professions , High Point, North Carolina

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