After CDL training is complete, drivers are hired on as actual employees of Midwest Coast Transport and must drive 10,000 miles with a certified company trainer. This generally takes about 4 weeks.
Trainees earn a flat salary of $350 per week during training.
Initially, trucks are operated as a solo unit. Once the trainee and trainer feel ready, the truck is operated as a team dispatched truck.
No, training trucks are always one student per one trainer on one truck.
Yes, MCT has a very strict policy against anyone sleeping the top bunk while the truck is in motion.
Yes, you may choose either smoking or non-smoking trainers.
Trainees may contact dispatch 24/7/365 if any problems are encountered and a new trainer will be issued if What are the company's minimum qualifications to be a trainer?
While the minimum is 6-months experience, most trainers have a minimum of 1 year of safe driving experience and a proven customer service track record.
The training program at MCT is about average in duration and should be a great foundation. While the training pay is a bit under the industry average, we feel this shouldn’t matter much as training generally only lasts about a month.
Once going solo you will make 30cpm.
All drivers receive a 1cpm increase in pay for each year they stay at MCT up to a maximum of 41cpm.
Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance is available along with basic life insurance.
Insurance costs vary depending on the type of coverage.
90 days after hire.
Drivers will receive one week of vacation after 1 year, two weeks of vacation after 5 years, and four weeks of vacation after 10 years of continuous employment.
Compared to other companies we've researched, the starting pay at MCT is about average. The benefits also appear to be about average and competitive when compared to the industry standard.