CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver

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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 $1,450 per week/$75,400 yearly
    • Starting pay of $29 per hour
    • Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours a week
  • Home daily
  • Monday – Friday with some Saturdays
  • Start time will range between 6 a.m. between 8 a.m.; end time will range between 5 p.m. between 7 p.m.
  • Picking up containers at the customer’s location in Savannah, delivering them to the Savannah Port, and then returning empty containers back to the Port
  • Minimum of 4 turns per day
  • All drop and hook freight
  • Must have Class A CDL with TWIC
  • Must obtain Hazmat endorsement within 90 days of hire
  • Must also obtain Georgia Port ID

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 allows you 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 4+ months’ verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years OR 6 months in the past 5 years to go through our 1-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 4+ months’ verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years OR 6 months in the past 5 years
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have Class A CDL with TWIC
  • Must obtain Hazmat endorsement within 90 days of hire
  • Must also obtain Georgia Port ID
  • 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:

  • 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

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