Averitt Express CDL-A Local Truck Driver in Grand Prairie, Texas
Working at Averitt Express isn't about punching the clock. It's about working with people who trust you, serving people who depend on you, and getting home to people who love you. It's about investing in something big - for you, your family, and Averitt. Our family continues to grow and we're always looking for unique individuals who will be committed to our customers, our associates, and our future. If you're ready to see what it means to put on Averitt Red, we'll be glad to speak to you! It'll be our pleasure for you to join our ever-growing family!
Local CDL-A Truck Drivers are the champions of a local area, having the opportunity to develop long-term relationships with the customers they serve. They enjoy in-cab technology that makes it a breeze to talk with dispatch and navigate a route. If you are a fan of daily home time, then becoming a local driver for Averitt is an ideal position for you. Turn to Averitt Express if you are looking for not only a promising and rewarding career, but if you are ready to be a part of something bigger: a legacy that will live forever.
**One (1) year of recent Class A tractor trailer driving experience preferred however training may be available for candidates with:
4+ months full-time verifiable experience within the past 3 years OR
1 year full-time verifiable experience within the past 5 years OR
Recent graduates from CDL training school and/or trucking company training programs
NOTE: Training availability may vary by location
CDL-A Local Truck Driver Benefits:
Daily Home Time
Family & individual Cigna medical coverage with 2 choices (PPO or high deductible health plan), dental, vision, prescription and hearing benefits package ALL starting as low as:
$75.70 per week for family
$30.55 per week for unmarried individuals.
With the option of reduced medical premiums if you participate in the upcoming year's wellness initiatives.
Profit Sharing and 401 (k) plans
Company paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
8 paid holidays (after 90 days)
Paid Time Off/ vacation
Other career advancement opportunities within Averitt
Paid orientation in Cookeville, TN with free lodging, transportation and most meals
Referral rewards program
Weekly direct payroll deposits
Associate discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.)
A professional atmosphere with quality people since 1971!
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.
21 years of age
1 year full-time verifiable tractor- trailer experience within past 3 years preferred; for lesser experience see training options above
Drivers must have Class A CDL with Hazmat & Tanker endorsements (tanker required for portable totes) - 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 past 5 years
No serious violations within the previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offenses committed in a CMV in connection with a fatality)
No more than 3 moving violations within past 3 years
No Preventable DOT Recordable accidents within the past 3 years
Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
Unload freight -lift requirement: 80 lbs
Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs
Open/close trailer door - force requirement: 46 lbs
Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level
Complete bill of lading
Complete fuel tickets
Obtain sales leads
Secure extra shipments
Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs
Complete delivery receipt
Perform pre-trip inspections
Regular predictable attendance