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    Bundy or notatps, I now you guys won't get this till tommorow or this weekend but I was wondering what training was like with mav. The recruiter told me it was 6 weeks, but really didn't give me many details.
    Do u come home at any point? How do they pay u? Talk to u all this weekend.


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    I hope these help you some!






    Maverick Guest I need some info on the flatbead school
    Maverick Recruiti... alright..we certainly have a paid schooling program..give us a call 8002891100
    Maverick Guest can you ansure a few qwestions for me hear first?
    Maverick Recruiti... sure...who am I talking to?
    Maverick Guest My Name is Michael
    Maverick Recruiti... what is your last name?
    Maverick Guest
    Maverick Recruiti... okay thanks...where do you live...just so I can be sure I have something in your area
    Maverick Guest Buffalo,NY
    Maverick Recruiti... okay - all I have there is a specialized division that is out 2-3 weeks, but still offer paid schooling and training
    Maverick Guest Thats what I was intrastid in
    Maverick Recruiti... great.
    Maverick Guest But I was woundering is 2 -3 weeks enough traing givin that I am new to this? Schinder is close to 2 months, I dont understand the idffrence
    Maverick Recruiti... oh no you are in training for about 10-12 weeks...the 2-3 weeks is out long you are away from home once you get your own truck
    Maverick Guest and I preferd this typ of communacation becauce I cave save my convo
    Maverick Recruiti... that is fine,,,we do need to you call in so we can prequalify you...it is impossible to discuss all the info by IM
    Maverick Guest Oh ok, I see. Another thing I was worried about is, I amd at the end of a dead end job, bills are getting backed up and I dont have alot of cash. They say school is funded but what about room and board? Will they help me with that alos?
    Maverick Recruiti... we provide lodging, but you are on your own for meals and the cost of the permit pack which is $90. school is 3 weeks and you are not paid during that 3 weeks
    Maverick Guest Oh ok! Well thats not that bad. Now I have heard some companies pay good but they dont give you the drive time. Do I have to worry about that?
    Maverick Recruiti... do you mean during training
    Maverick Guest and yes! I will call
    Maverick Guest no , after
    Maverick Guest when Im on my own
    Maverick Recruiti... yes - you will average about 2500-2600 miles/ week
    Maverick Recruiti... I have a lot of Michael in my computer...do you have a middle name
    Maverick Guest lol
    Maverick Guest Allen
    Maverick Recruiti... thanks
    Maverick Guest I hate my name
    Maverick Guest
    Maverick Recruiti... how did you hear about maverick
    Maverick Guest A friend gave me a mag called THE TRUCKER, it was full of yer ads
    Maverick Recruiti... ok
    Maverick Recruiti... you should apply online and also call 8002891100
    Maverick Guest ok I will and ty for you're time
    Maverick Guest you have a nice day
    Maverick Recruiti... you to
    Maverick Guest oh
    Maverick Guest 1 more thing, whats the closest school to me? can you tell me?
    Maverick Recruiti... you would have to come to AR
    Maverick Guest Ohh.would they pay for me to get there or no?
    Maverick Guest I no some Co do
    Maverick Recruiti... yes we pay for travel here
    Maverick Guest ok ty
    Maverick Guest goodbye
    Maverick Guest











    Quote Originally Posted by kaydriver1 View Post
    Bundy or notatps, I now you guys won't get this till tommorow or this weekend but I was wondering what training was like with mav. The recruiter told me it was 6 weeks, but really didn't give me many details.
    Do u come home at any point? How do they pay u? Talk to u all this weekend.

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    Maverick Recruiti... school is 21 days long and we have people graduating at different times.
    Maverick Guest ok, see..I will be working right upo to my leaving point because I need all the mony I can get, thats why I need to know
    Maverick Guest ok, I see
    Maverick Guest and just to make sure, my room is paid for? I have to cover my own food though correct?
    Maverick Guest and when would I be given the $500 sign on bonus?
    Maverick Recruiti... Correct, you will also need $90 for a CDL permit and test packet
    Maverick Guest right
    Maverick Recruiti... If we pay for the school, you do not get a sign on bonus.
    Maverick Guest oh
    Maverick Recruiti... In place of the bonus, we pay your tuition.
    Maverick Guest and the first week I start company traing I will be paid? or do I have to weight 2 weeks?
    Maverick Recruiti... You will get paid the second Friday after school.
    Maverick Guest and that is 550 $ correct?
    Maverick Guest in that time will I be slleping in the truck or room?
    Maverick Guest lol..I appoligse for all the qwestions
    Maverick Recruiti... You will be sleeping in a room during School and Orientation. Your 1st check will be $500.
    Maverick Guest and do I pay for my own room? if so do you know how much?
    Maverick Recruiti... I know that you get paid $550 for orientation. $50 is given to you on Sunday when you start orientation
    Maverick Recruiti... You do not pay for a room we take care of your lodging
    Maverick Guest ok, thanks for you're time. You have a great day






    Quote Originally Posted by Michael4233 View Post
    I hope these help you some!






    Maverick Guest I need some info on the flatbead school
    Maverick Recruiti... alright..we certainly have a paid schooling program..give us a call 8002891100
    Maverick Guest can you ansure a few qwestions for me hear first?
    Maverick Recruiti... sure...who am I talking to?
    Maverick Guest My Name is Michael
    Maverick Recruiti... what is your last name?
    Maverick Guest
    Maverick Recruiti... okay thanks...where do you live...just so I can be sure I have something in your area
    Maverick Guest Buffalo,NY
    Maverick Recruiti... okay - all I have there is a specialized division that is out 2-3 weeks, but still offer paid schooling and training
    Maverick Guest Thats what I was intrastid in
    Maverick Recruiti... great.
    Maverick Guest But I was woundering is 2 -3 weeks enough traing givin that I am new to this? Schinder is close to 2 months, I dont understand the idffrence
    Maverick Recruiti... oh no you are in training for about 10-12 weeks...the 2-3 weeks is out long you are away from home once you get your own truck
    Maverick Guest and I preferd this typ of communacation becauce I cave save my convo
    Maverick Recruiti... that is fine,,,we do need to you call in so we can prequalify you...it is impossible to discuss all the info by IM
    Maverick Guest Oh ok, I see. Another thing I was worried about is, I amd at the end of a dead end job, bills are getting backed up and I dont have alot of cash. They say school is funded but what about room and board? Will they help me with that alos?
    Maverick Recruiti... we provide lodging, but you are on your own for meals and the cost of the permit pack which is $90. school is 3 weeks and you are not paid during that 3 weeks
    Maverick Guest Oh ok! Well thats not that bad. Now I have heard some companies pay good but they dont give you the drive time. Do I have to worry about that?
    Maverick Recruiti... do you mean during training
    Maverick Guest and yes! I will call
    Maverick Guest no , after
    Maverick Guest when Im on my own
    Maverick Recruiti... yes - you will average about 2500-2600 miles/ week
    Maverick Recruiti... I have a lot of Michael in my computer...do you have a middle name
    Maverick Guest lol
    Maverick Guest Allen
    Maverick Recruiti... thanks
    Maverick Guest I hate my name
    Maverick Guest
    Maverick Recruiti... how did you hear about maverick
    Maverick Guest A friend gave me a mag called THE TRUCKER, it was full of yer ads
    Maverick Recruiti... ok
    Maverick Recruiti... you should apply online and also call 8002891100
    Maverick Guest ok I will and ty for you're time
    Maverick Guest you have a nice day
    Maverick Recruiti... you to
    Maverick Guest oh
    Maverick Guest 1 more thing, whats the closest school to me? can you tell me?
    Maverick Recruiti... you would have to come to AR
    Maverick Guest Ohh.would they pay for me to get there or no?
    Maverick Guest I no some Co do
    Maverick Recruiti... yes we pay for travel here
    Maverick Guest ok ty
    Maverick Guest goodbye
    Maverick Guest










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    kay if you are talking about going out with a trainer it really depends on your trainer and how well you grasp it. i was with my trainer for 2 wks and hauled nothing but steel products and my first load was lumber. even if you are loading something you have never loaded or are unsure about you can call safety or your trainer and they will help you. my biggest issue is waiting, either on shipper, consignee or waiting on maverick on load. i am not as enthusiastic about maverick sometimes as notrarps but overall they are good company

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    How are the trainers at mav? Some bad some good? Im just ready to get my class A and get started,but I'm having a heck of a time trying to get it. My wife told me that I should take some of our income tax money and go to school to get it. She said she would get a job while I went to school, she stays home with my daghter right now. I told her that would work out pretty good but man I hate to spend that much money.

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    Maverick will pay for you to get you're CDL. you dont have to do it before you go. In return they want you to drive for them for at least 6 months.


    Quote Originally Posted by kaydriver1 View Post
    How are the trainers at mav? Some bad some good? Im just ready to get my class A and get started,but I'm having a heck of a time trying to get it. My wife told me that I should take some of our income tax money and go to school to get it. She said she would get a job while I went to school, she stays home with my daghter right now. I told her that would work out pretty good but man I hate to spend that much money.

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    That would be fine but like I said I have to wait nine months just to get started. That was about a month and a half ago when I talked to the recruiter. It may be more than nine months now, who knows? I'm gonna call them again tommorow and ask them again. Maybe it has shortened a little. I'm just so ready to do this. I hate waiting.

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    kay my trainer was pretty good but like other companies you are going to have people that have the ability to be trainers but not people skills. if you can get your A before you go to little rock you would be fine. chances are you would be with your trainer for 6 weeks which would probably be to your advantage. but like the other guy said maverick pays for training and if you drive for 6 months you owe nothing. but like i was saying it would probably be easier to get your A then apply at maverock

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    Thanks for the reply bundy. I talked to the recruiter today, same woman I always talk to, I can't remember her name. Anyway she said to go ahead and fill out the app and send it in and in the meantime I'm going to try to get my class a and if for some reason I don't get it by the time they call for the school I'll go ahead and go to the school.

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    They told me 3 to 3 weeks. LOL!! But so far my recueter has called me twice, once last fri and once today wanting me to to fill a opean spot. I think Im gunna go this weekend. Sooo yes you realy should call.


    Quote Originally Posted by kaydriver1 View Post
    That would be fine but like I said I have to wait nine months just to get started. That was about a month and a half ago when I talked to the recruiter. It may be more than nine months now, who knows? I'm gonna call them again tommorow and ask them again. Maybe it has shortened a little. I'm just so ready to do this. I hate waiting.

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