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Daniel B.'s Comment
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Hey there. I am a P/D driver at OD in Sacramento and one of three trainers in the Northern CA region. You will most likely be going to Rialto for training. Just like every other company, we are starting to be extremely understaffed for driving positions. Its near impossible to hire a good driver due to covid since no one wants to leave the security of their current job. So they opened the training program to anyone (usually they required a year or two of dock work). I highly encourage you to join asap as the next class is nearing capacity. They only do it once every few months. This one is aiming to be had for February but that's not verified neither is the location. If its in Northern CA you'll see me.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Rhino's Comment
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Yes sir I applied to the Rialto training one this morning. I have decent job but they won’t let us move up so I’d rather get into something that will help get me my cdl. And this company sounds great. Hopefully I will be hearing something back soon. Should I apply to the Sacramento one to? And apply to Vegas spot as well or would that happen after training?

Will let ya know maybe we’ll meet!

Hey there. I am a P/D driver at OD in Sacramento and one of three trainers in the Northern CA region. You will most likely be going to Rialto for training. Just like every other company, we are starting to be extremely understaffed for driving positions. Its near impossible to hire a good driver due to covid since no one wants to leave the security of their current job. So they opened the training program to anyone (usually they required a year or two of dock work). I highly encourage you to join asap as the next class is nearing capacity. They only do it once every few months. This one is aiming to be had for February but that's not verified neither is the location. If its in Northern CA you'll see me.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Rhino's Comment
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Ooops scratch that last part I just re read it. Not verified got it. My bad

Hey there. I am a P/D driver at OD in Sacramento and one of three trainers in the Northern CA region. You will most likely be going to Rialto for training. Just like every other company, we are starting to be extremely understaffed for driving positions. Its near impossible to hire a good driver due to covid since no one wants to leave the security of their current job. So they opened the training program to anyone (usually they required a year or two of dock work). I highly encourage you to join asap as the next class is nearing capacity. They only do it once every few months. This one is aiming to be had for February but that's not verified neither is the location. If its in Northern CA you'll see me.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Banks's Comment
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You do understand that you're going to have to move to the city you get hired in, right?

Rhino's Comment
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Welp looks like I’m out then.

You do understand that you're going to have to move to the city you get hired in, right?

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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You do understand that you're going to have to move to the city you get hired in, right?

Not necessarily anymore, we need drivers badly so they may bring you to the training location and once trained send you to your home terminal IF they have a opening. At least they are doing that out by me supposedly.

I'd wait to see what they have to say before jumping to any conclusions.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Banks's Comment
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You do understand that you're going to have to move to the city you get hired in, right?

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Not necessarily anymore, we need drivers badly so they may bring you to the training location and once trained send you to your home terminal IF they have a opening. At least they are doing that out by me supposedly.

I'd wait to see what they have to say before jumping to any conclusions.

I get that, but wouldn't applying to Sacramento mean you're applying to that building? That's my understanding of it. Could you apply to Sacramento to work in Las Vegas?

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Rhino's Comment
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What I applied to was just training least that’s what it says don’t if that means working from there. U may be right. But will have to wait n see if they call.

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You do understand that you're going to have to move to the city you get hired in, right?

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Not necessarily anymore, we need drivers badly so they may bring you to the training location and once trained send you to your home terminal IF they have a opening. At least they are doing that out by me supposedly.

I'd wait to see what they have to say before jumping to any conclusions.

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I get that, but wouldn't applying to Sacramento mean you're applying to that building? That's my understanding of it. Could you apply to Sacramento to work in Las Vegas?

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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What I applied to was just training least that’s what it says don’t if that means working from there. U may be right. But will have to wait n see if they call.

I read the ad and it seems to me it would be working in Sacramento, I would still wait and see if they call maybe you can work something out. They are pretty flexible right now.

There is always the option of doing it like I did and getting your CDL privately and applying to OD. Just make sure to check with the Vegas terminal and see what schools they approve of or recommend.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Rhino's Comment
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Ya hopefully they will call soon and I’ll ask. Ya that’s something else I thought of but hard to do a school right now cuz I don’t have the time. I would literally have to use all my vacay and sick time. Might have to I dk.

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What I applied to was just training least that’s what it says don’t if that means working from there. U may be right. But will have to wait n see if they call.

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I read the ad and it seems to me it would be working in Sacramento, I would still wait and see if they call maybe you can work something out. They are pretty flexible right now.

There is always the option of doing it like I did and getting your CDL privately and applying to OD. Just make sure to check with the Vegas terminal and see what schools they approve of or recommend.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

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