Witte Bros Offers Excellent Opportunities - No Experience Needed!

Witte Truck Driving School has opportunities available for individuals interested in obtaining their Class A CDL license to work as a company driver for Witte Bros Exchange upon completion of training.

Witte Bros is home to the industry's best over-the-road job opportunities. We are proud to be a leader in the frozen and refrigerated LTL business. With sixty-plus years in transportation, we have been able to create many opportunities for individuals interested in obtaining their Class A CDL license to start a career in trucking.

Those considering a career as an OTR driver can take advantage of our train-to-hire program. This is a low cost program that is coupled with the Witte Bros trainee program to get you on the road to earning an outstanding income. You will enjoy weekly home time and first year earning potential between $35,000 and $45,000 per year.

Training Schedule

Phase One of your Class A CDL training will last approximately 5 weeks. Sessions run Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. During this phase you will be taught in a classroom environment, learn and hone skills on a driving range, and receive local driving experience. At the completion of this phase is the successful passage of the Class A Commercial Driver's License, otherwise known as a CDL.

Phase Two of your program will be up to 6 weeks of actual driving over-the-road with qualified trainers from Witte Bros Exchange, Inc. You will receive $55.00 per day while driving during phase two of the program. The total training period is a minimum of 10 weeks, which includes 6 weeks of paid on-the-job training.

Pay After Training

After completion of phase one and two, you will be dispatched as a solo company driver. The progressive mileage pay is as follows:

  • 60 days of employment - $250 bonus
  • 120 days of employment - $250 bonus
  • 0 - 5 months: 26 cents per mile
  • 6 months: 28 cents per mile
  • 12 months: 32 cents per mile

Tuition

Our tuition fee to cover the costs of training is a modest $500 which will be returned after 120 of continuous employment with Witte Bros. One $250 bonus after 60 days of employment with the company and another $250 at 120 days of employment. Truck Driving School on average across the nation ranges from $4k to $6k. We are proud to be able to offer this program at a low cost along with job placement in our company. To cover the initial low fee, there is a condition of employment for one year of service after successful completion of training.

Home Time

Drivers that live within 100-150 miles of our corporate office in Troy, Missouri will enjoy weekly home time. Drivers will average 1 1/2 - 2 days home per week. We do employ a time-off request policy so drivers can plan certain events and be assured they will be home for them.

Retirement Plan

401k Retirement Plan (after one year of service)

  • Employees can save up to 15% of earnings tax deferred via 401k
  • Witte will match 20 cents on the dollar up to the first ten percent invested by the driver
  • Several investment options

Other Benefits

  • Low cost rider policy (minimum 5 years old)
  • Assigned Fleet Managers
  • 24-hour access to Fleet Managers
  • Weekly cash advances
  • Assigned conventional tractors - no slip seating

Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • No DWI or DUI in last 5 years
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the last 3 years, with no more than 2 in the last 12 months
  • No more than 1 serious violation in the last 5 years
  • Stable work history and good references from former employers
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Must have/obtain Class A CDL permit
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must pass a pre-employment Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and DOT drug screen

Witte Bros Exchange, Inc. - Train To Hire Application

Questions
Are you 21 years of age or older?
Yes
No
Do you have a valid driver's license?
Yes
No
Do you already have a Class A CDL license?
Yes
No
Have you had any drug or alcohol related driving offenses in the last 5 years?
Yes
No
Have you had more than 3 moving violations in the past three (3) years?
Yes
No
Have you had more than 2 moving violations in the last 12 months?
Yes
No
Have you had a license suspension or revocation in the last 5 years?
Yes
No
Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor in the last 5 years?
Yes
No
Have you been convicted of a felony in the last 10 years?
Yes
No
Are you currently on probation or parole?
Yes
No
Are you epileptic or insulin dependent?
Yes
No