Paid CDL Programs

  • 3-day CDL Refresher Program
  • 2-week Automatic Transmission (AMT) Training
  • 4-week Manual Transmission Training

 

Paid 3-day CDL Refresher Program

Interested in restarting your transportation career but need a refresher? We've got you covered and we'll put it on our bill! Watkins & Shepard has partnered with professional truck driving schools in Conover, NC and Missoula, MT. We are offering paid tuition to select candidates that are looking to complete a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) refresher course.

  • Individuals must currently hold a Class A CDL license
  • Travel arrangements to Conover, NC or Missoula, MT and lodging will be provided as part of the program
  • The out of cost pocket to you is limited to your personal expenses
  • Orientation starts the following Monday after completing the program
  • Must live within 150 miles of an approved Watkins & Shepard park location

 

Paid 2-week Automatic Transmission (AMT) Training

Interested in a truck driving career but don't know where to start? We offer paid tuition to select candidates that are looking to obtain their Class A CDL license utilizing an automatic transmission truck. Watkins & Shepard has partnered with a professional truck driving school located in Newport, MN.

  • Individuals must have a valid motor vehicle driver's license
  • Travel arrangements to Newport, MN and lodging will be provided as part of the program
  • The out of pocket cost to you is limited to your personal expenses
  • Orientation starts the following Monday after completing the program
  • Must live within 150 miles of an approved Watkins & Shepard park location

 

Paid 4-week Manual Transmission Training

Interested in a truck driving career but don't know where to start? We offer paid tuition to select candidates that are looking to obtain their Class A CDL license. Watkins & Shepard has partnered with professional truck driving schools in Kingsman, AZ, Taylor, MI and Perrysburg, OH.

  • Individuals must have a valid motor vehicle driver's license
  • Travel and hotel accommodations provided
  • The out of pocket cost to you is limited to your personal expenses
  • Orientation starts the following Monday after completing the program
  • Must live within 150 miles of an approved Watkins & Shepard park location

 

We'll even save you a driving position with Watkins & Shepard once you've successfully graduated.

Full-time CDL truck drivers may be eligible for:

  • A truck driver position with Watkins & Shepard
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Sign-on bonus

 

 

 

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