CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver


Job Description
Dedicated 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 $1,378 per week/$71,656 per year Starting pay .52 cpm Top pay of .53 cpm reached within 30 days Average 2,650 miles per week $15 stop pay Average 2 stops per week Detention and breakdown pay available Company sponsored per diem program Home weekly, on the weekends! Dispatched out either Sunday-Thursday or Monday-Friday Will know your entire weekly schedule on Friday the week before, you will know what/when your last pick for the week is so you can plan your weekend Drivers that live close to Tuscaloosa can take their 10-hour DOT break at home 2-3 times per week Making drop and hook runs (mostly) into Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee CDL-A Dedicated 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 Rider policy available for legally married spouses 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 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 150-mile radius Must have 6 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 close, 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: 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