CDL A OTR Pneumatic Tank Drivers in AL, GA & TN
Company: Schwend, Inc.
Phone number: 800-411-5840
Driver type: Company Driver
Equipment type: Tanker
Job type: Over the Road

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Schwend, Inc. is hiring CDL A OTR Pneumatic Tank Drivers around select AL, GA & TN Cities: Chattanooga, TN; Atlanta, GA; Waco, GA; Guntersville, AL; Tuscumbia, AL; Sherwood, TN. The driver will be hauling feed ingredients - Feed loads are hauled out of AL, GA & TN then the driver delivers the product wherever the customer needs within the continental US; we have dedicated customers that we haul for year-round! Schwend takes pride in being a family owned and operated company that was founded in 1976. Over the last 46 years we have built a strong customer base in the Southeast, hauling many types of agricultural products and now have a total of 4 terminals. Due to our continued growth, we are actively searching for professional, reliable, drivers to join our family!


  • Average gross weekly pay: $1,300 - $1,800
    • Varies based on number of loads per week
    • Drivers are paid a gross % of each load
      • Starts at 20% of the gross, moves to 21% at the end of your first year and moves to 22% at the end of your second year
      • While we do not pay CPM, we do guarantee that your rate per mile will not drop below 60 CPM on all dispatched miles (loaded and empty)
      • Pneumatic Drivers are paid $1.50 per ton for every ton of product blown off
  • Bonuses:
    • Sign-on Bonus: $5,000 paid in $100 increments per week over the course of a year
    • Driver Referral Program: Up to $2,500
    • Quarterly Fuel Bonus & Safety Bonus
  • Additional Pay:
    • Nightly Per Diem: $20/per night spent in truck
      • Goes directly to your paycheck and is not taxed
    • Additional Weekend Per Diem: $75 flat
    • Detention & Layover Pay (differs per custom)
  • Paid via direct deposit weekly

Benefits & Perks:

  • Great company benefits starting after 60 days of employment:
    • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental & Vision
    • Short-term & Life Insurance
    • Sick Pay: 6 days per year
    • Holiday Pay: 6 days per year
  • Available after 1-year probationary period:
    • Simple IRA retirement plan with company match up to 3% of your salary
    • Vacation:
      • 1 year employed = 1 week
      • 2 years employed = 2 weeks
      • 4 years employed = 2 weeks + 1 week longevity pay
      • 5 years worked = 2 weeks + 2 weeks longevity pay
  • Paid orientation & training
  • Perks: free uniforms after first 60 days
  • Rider program: Dogs (20lbs or less) (defer to recruiter if pets’ weight does not compile)
  • Take your truck home program
    • Must have a safe, off-road location to store truck & trailer to qualify

Home Time, Route & Schedule:

  • Home Time: Home weekends & home occasionally during the week depending on location!
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday.
    • Some weeks you may not get home at all during the week, other weeks you may get home 3 nights during the week
  • Route: Feed loads are hauled out of AL, GA & TN then delivered to wherever the customer needs
    • Runs will primarily be throughout
    • We have dedicated customers that we haul for year-round!
  • Level of Touch: this position is unique in that drivers will be hands on but will never directly touch the freight; no bumping docks. Drivers will open and close the top lids. They will also hook up hose to the silo, drop in the pit of water, or into a pit in the ground; you would then use air pressure to blow the product off the trailer. You will need to be able to lift up to 75lbs.


  • New & Late Model Volvo's & Kenworth's
  • Trailers: Stephens & Heil - 1,000 cube and up
    • Unsurpassed by any other company in quality and dependability
    • All Automatic: Mattresses, APUs and Inverters
    • Governed speed: 69 on cruise
      • Safe Driving Program: After 1-year of no moving violations we bump cruise up to 70mph and after 2-years of no moving violations we bump up to 72mph
    • Slip Seating: No
    • No driver facing cameras

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Driver Types Hired

  • Company Driver

Equipment Types Hired

  • Tanker

CDL Classes Accepted

  • Class A

Expediting Experience Required?

No, we do not require that applicants have expediting experience.

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DMV Record

Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked: No
Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI: No
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