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Anyone here have their CDL?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by ne0tas, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Feb 10, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    ne0tas

    ne0tas [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering who here has a CDL and who is maybe employed with a truck? I currently jsut got mine about a few weeks ago and i'm currently looking for places to get employed. I heard of swift but apparently from people who used to work there, they are really shitty. What should I expect when I find a decent place to work? What will training be like and just stuff like that?
     
  2. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    I think everybody and employer is different, as in any new job you will be treated a certain way until you have proven yourself. I don't have a CDL but I did go through the course and passed it for the fire department(volunteer) but fire departments are exempt from getting a CDL, at least in Hawaii.

    The only way you will know how it is, is to just dive into a company and go through it
     
  3. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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  4. May 26, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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    ne0tas, did you ever find a job?

    I have had my CDL for over 5 years, working as a tractor trailer driver trainer for UPS (as a supervisor). I am not happy at UPS and looking at other options.

    Just got my Hazmat and Tank Vehicle endorsements (already had Doubles/Triples). Looking at jobs delivering Gas / Diesel.
     
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