We provide one-way of your transportation either from home or to home. You will provide the other. We can still get your transportation set up for you at our savings, but you will pay for one direction of your travel.
Company will pay travel home, both ways, for any driver who stays out a minimum of 30 days.
If you do not need us to provide your transportation to the load, we can provide your transportation home. We will only provide transportation one way. Either to the load or home, not both.
That is a case-by-case basis depending reason hotel is needed. Company will pay for all hotels while under load, provided that original ET A is met. Extensions will be granted for verified breakdown/weather/other extenuating circumstances. (ETA standard is 500mi/day + 1 day) .
This is a company driving position and the company pays for the fuel.
Yes, the Machinist Union will represent you. $100 initiation fee and $50.75 a month Union dues.
You do not have to join the Union, but you are still paying fees to not join.
We fly you to Joplin, MO for orientation. We provide your hotel (complimentary breakfast at the hotel), shuttle to the terminal and you will be paid $600 (taxes deducted) for your deck training pay.
Yes, they are available for purchase directly from the company or you can provide your own. You can request a current price list from your recruiter of the tools needed.
Yes, due to the length of the trucks once they are decked together you need to have experience pulling a trailer.
The only time you have a choice of loads is when you are at a terminal. You will be able to choose your loads based on seniority.
You will be sent to pick up your 1st load. You will meet up with a trainer that will mirror the same load as you to instruct and help you through the load. You will typically move three to five loads with a trainer.
Pay scale during training is the same as all drivers.
No, Unimark does not own these trucks and riders are not allowed.
Single drivers are forced dispatched. We send you to where the trucks need to be picked up.
Yes, we use the Motive App (formerly KeepTruckin) for Electronic Logs.
The hotel has complimentary breakfast each morning. Lunch will be provided via local restaurants. If you have special dietary restrictions, please alert us upon arrival.
Drivers earn 2 days home time for every 5 days worked. The company will pay both ways, home and to the next load, for drivers staying out 30 days or more at a time. Typical expectation is 3 weeks out.
You can stay home for a maximum of 14 days. Anything longer must be approved by Operations Director.
*For complete details and requirements, please call recruiting at 1-866-254-2884
**Information subject to change without notice.