CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver

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Dedicated local drivers enjoy the many privileges that come with having consistent customers. Unlike some driver positions, this one gives youa better idea of the number of miles and hours each week holds, which means you'll have a better idea of what to expect in every paycheck. And because you know your customers and their typical freight load, you'll never be surprised or slowed down by unusual shipments.
  • Competitive pay:
    • Guaranteed 40 hours per week
    • Guaranteed $1,240 per week but average $1,302 per week/$67,704 per year
    • Starting pay of $31 per hour
    • Reaching top pay of $32.24 per hour within 2 years
    • Average 40-45 hours per week
  • Home daily
  • Deliver loads in the morning and make pickups in the afternoon
  • Monday-Friday; start times between 5 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Mostly P&D within a 35-mile radius around Memphis
  • With longer runs just outside of the state mixed in occasionally
  • As well as drayage moves to rail in Memphis
  • TSA certification required for airport deliveries
  • All drop & hook, some touch freight (15-20%)
  • Mix of dry van and containers
  • Will be asked to drive a daycab and straight truck
CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver Benefits:
  • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
  • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $94.55/week for family plans and $36.45/week for individual plans effective after 30 days
  • Profit Sharing plan allowsyou to share in the rewards of our efforts, with a portion of our profits given back to you as monthly direct deposits into your retirement account
  • Referral rewards - cash bonuses for referrals
  • Averitt's fleet includes local, dedicated, and regional truck driver jobs. Drivers can change their driving preferences as their careers progress, including opportunities in operations and leadership

Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver!

Averitt Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • Must live within a 100-mile radius
  • Minimum of 6 months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Drivers must have Class A CDL
  • TSA certification required
  • No convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 years
  • No convictions for DUI within the past 5 years
  • No suspensions or revocations within the last 5 years
  • No serious violations within the previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offense committed in a CMV in connection with fatality)
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years
  • No preventable DOT recordable accidents within the past 3 years

Essential functions:
  • Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
  • Unload freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
  • Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs
  • Open/Close Trailer Doors - force requirement: 46 lbs
  • Count freight Complete fuel tickets
  • Obtain sales leads
  • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs (Class A Only)
  • Perform pre-trip inspections
  • Drive
  • Regular predictable attendance
  • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
  • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level

LeadFlex Job ID: 206873

External ID: 200315

Worklist ID: Supply Chain Driver

Post Date: 06/01/2023

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