Averitt Express Regional Team Driver in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Now hiring Experienced Team Drivers!

Why Choose Averitt:

  • Leading transportation provider since 1971

  • Modern, well-maintained equipment

  • Safely park at more than 100 Averitt facilities, many with on-duty security, fuel pumps, showers, exercise rooms and driver convenience centers with Wi-Fi.

  • 800+ associates who have been with the Averitt team for 20 or more years!

  • Our quality and culture

  • Promote from within to leadership/non-driving positions

About This Position:

  • Primarily southern, southwest and mid-west lanes (25 states)

  • Occasional runs to the Northeast (The Northeast is considered to be NJ and PA)

  • We do not go into CT, RI, MA, NH, VT, ME, NY state or Canada

  • NYC optional

  • Assigned safe, well-maintained Volvos, Freightliners, and/or International ProStars'

  • All with APUs and 100% automatic transmissions

  • Home EVERY Week (with the option of being out longer and averaging higher miles)

  • Over 90% NO-TOUCH freight

  • Additional unloading /loading pay when required

  • Additional stop pay (not including origin and destination)

  • Layover, breakdown & detention pay

  • PrePass Plus

  • Fuel bonus= earn an additional 1/2 cpm if exceed baseline truck/ transmission MPG averages; paid quarterly.

  • Single-source dispatching!

  • Must live within150 mileradius of an Averitt Service Center in which you are applying for.

Pay Information (all dispatched miles are paid)

  • .45 cpm split (w/potential to earn up to 45.5cpm w/fuel bonus)

  • Averaging 5,000 per week

Check out these other benefits of being a full-time member of the Averitt Driving Team:

  • 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

- $68.75 per week for family

- $27.90 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

  • Uniform Program- Averitt will provide

  • Wells Fargo banking products

  • Rider Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Wellness Programs available

  • 8 Paid Holidays (after 90 days)

  • Paid vacation

  • Referral Rewards Program

  • Weekly direct payroll deposits

  • Associate Discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.)

  • A professional atmosphere with quality people!

Averitt's fleet includes local, dedicated, and regional positions. Drivers have the opportunity to change their driving preferences as their careers progress, including opportunities in operations and leadership.

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.

Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • 1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer experience within past 3 years

  • Drivers must have a Class A CDL with hazmat/tanker endorsement

  • No convictions for Reckless Driving within the past 5 years

  • No convictions for DUI or DWI within the past 5 years

  • No suspensions or revocations for a moving violation within the past 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 a fatality)

  • No more than 1 moving violation within the past 12 months

  • No more than 2 moving violations within the past 3 years

Essential functions:

  • Lift/Open trailer door - lift requirement: 46 lbs

  • Count freight

  • Complete fuel tickets

  • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs

  • Perform pre-trip inspections

  • Extensive travel - ability to sit upright for extended periods of time

  • Load/Unload freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs

  • Drive

  • Regular predictable attendance

  • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle

  • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level

Nonessential functions:

  • Fuel trucks

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