CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver

Dedicated local drivers enjoy the many privileges that come with having consistent customers. Unlike some driver positions, this one gives you a 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:
    • Average $1,243 per week / $64,636 per year
    • Starting pay is .55 cpm
    • Average 1,500 miles per week
    • Stop, loading and unloading pay
    • Customer loads & straps; $13.60 per live unload; $22.50 per stop for strapping & unstrapping
    • Average 4-9 stops per week
  • Home every night
  • Monday-Friday; start time will vary between 3 and 6 a.m.
  • Approx. 50 hours per week
  • Weekend runs on occasion
  • There could be a few nights you'll have to stay in the sleeper, but it is rare
  • Deliver agricultural products to our customer's stores in Middle Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Occasionally to Virginia, usually runs out of east Tennessee
  • Also, deliver to the customer's distribution centers in Knoxville, TN and Jackson, TN
  • No touch freight. Most customers live unload their product. Some locations, especially distribution centers are drop and hook. Some locations are double drop and hook.

CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver Benefits:

  • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
  • Most benefits are effective after 30 days
  • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $88.90/week for family plans and $34.15/week for individual plans
  • 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
  • PAID TRAINING! Must have 1+ months' verifiable tractor trailer experience in the past 3 years to go through our 1 -3 week program

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
  • Must have 1+ months' verifiable tractor trailer experience in the past 3 years
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have Class A CDL
  • 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 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: 30923

External ID: 151148

Worklist ID: Supply Chain Driver

Post Date: 09/15/2022

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