Yes, a non-smoking trainer may be requested.
Qualifications are all performance based and the best of the best are able to move into Driver Mentor positions within the 1st year.
While the initial training pay is a bit lower than the industry average, this should not be a deciding factor. The difference in pay over the duration of your training is insignificant when you consider you’ll be averaging a minimum of $30k to $40k within your first 1 to 2 years as a truck driver. Think of this portion of your your career as “Truck Driving University” and don’t worry about the initial salary. What’s important now is getting you trained and employed so you can make the real money as a solo driver.
All PAM Transport drivers are required to fulfill a team driving obligation during a portion of their 1st year. After that time, they will have the option to go solo. Pay will depend upon performance and mileage:
Pay will depend upon performance and mileage during this time and can be reviewed on our website here:
This depends upon driver performance. 1st year drivers can earn up to $50,000 by taking advantage of Team HazMat driving opportunities.
Yes. A fuel bonus is offered as part of PAM’s Mission MPG program. Read more about it here: PAM’s Mission MPG program
PAM offers health insurance with all major standard benefits and options including life insurance and 401k retirement plans, vacation time, and optional per diem plan.
After 60 days of employment.
This depends and rates vary, but average cost of medical for an individual is around $25/weekly and family is around $65/weekly.
Based on years of service.
Initially, the starting pay is a bit low.
We always stress that you should under no circumstances leave your first company before at least 1 year and especially not before your contractual tuition payment obligations are completed.
All PAM drivers start out as over-the-road. That being said, much of PAM’s business is running Dedicated freight and Dedicated lanes may be available after just 3 months.
Yes, there could be NYC driving. All loads are forced dispatch, but driver experience will be taken into account.
Yes, PAM’s loads are primarily forced dispatch.
OTR PAM Transport drivers typically start out being on the road for 2-3 weeks at a time and back home again for 2-3 days.
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