Pay and Benefits
Company Paid Benefits
Full-time employees are eligible for the following company paid benefits:
- Holiday Pay
- Bereavement Leave
- Basic Life
Vacation accrual begins immediately for full-time employees and is calculated based on full calendar years (Jan 1 through Dec 31). The employee earns one vacation day for each full month of continuous service up to a maximum of 5 days for the first year. These days are not available to be used until Jan 1 of the following year. Jan 1st of year 2 – 8 is 10 days earned. Jan 1st of year 8-14 is 15 days earned and 15 years and beyond is 20 days earned. Management must approve requested time off. Any unused vacation days will be forfeited if not used by the end of the year available for use. They do not roll over into the next year.
The Company observes the following six holidays as paid holidays and our offices will be closed on these days. The employee must be employed full-time by Summitt Trucking, LLC for 90 days before receiving Holiday pay. Extended coverage personnel will be working their normally scheduled shifts.
- New Year’s Day
- Independence Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Memorial Day
- Labor Day
- Christmas Day
Extended coverage personnel are expected to work at their normal shift regardless of the holiday at their normal rate of pay. As a regular full-time employee, you will be paid for legal holidays when we are closed unless you are absent without permission on the last scheduled working day preceding the holiday or the first scheduled working day following the holiday. Full-time employees receive eight hours pay at their regular rate of pay for the six holidays or one day of salary. Holiday pay will not be awarded to employees on leaves of absence or on workers compensation. Should a holiday fall during your vacation, your vacation time may be extended by equivalent time or you may take additional time at a later date.
As a regular full-time employee you will be paid for legal holidays when we are closed unless you are absent without permission on the last scheduled working day preceding the holiday or the first scheduled working day following the holiday. Over the road drivers will be paid a flat $160.00 and hourly drivers will receive eight hours pay at their regular rate of pay for the holiday. Exceptions may apply.
All full-time employees will be enrolled in a company paid life insurance policy of $20,000. This policy will include an additional benefit for accidental death and dismemberment. Full-time employees are eligible for Basic Life Insurance the first of the month following the completion of 90 days active employment.
Summitt Trucking offers a variety of benefits cafeteria style. You can enroll in any benefit and any level of coverage based on your needs. Benefits are only offered to full-time employees and are eligible the first of the month following 60-days for the following products:
- Short Term Disability
- Voluntary Life
- Basic Life insurance
- Per Diem
Full-time employees are eligible to enroll in the 401K program the next open enrollment of either Jan 1 or July 1 following 6-months of service. Employees can contribute 1 to 15% of gross income. Contributions can be % or a Flat amount weekly. The 401K company match is a discretionary match.
All solo drivers paid on a mileage basis receive, tax free, $0.11/mile per diem as part of their base pay rate to help cover expenses. Team drivers receive $0.055/mile per driver. Drivers may choose not to receive the per diem pay.