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CDL-A Dedicated Flatbed Truck Driver

Company: Averitt Express, Inc.
Location: Southaven
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Call (877) 294-3233 or Apply Online Below




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 $1,560 per week/$81,120 per year
  • Starting pay is .60 cpm
  • Receive .03 per mile increase per year
  • Average 1,900 miles per week with 1,600 minimum miles GUARANTEED!
  • Stop pay of $30 per stop
  • Average 14 stops per week
  • Average stop is 30 min.
  • If tarping is required, an additional $10 per stop = $40 per stop pay
  • Detention, breakdown and layover pay available
  • Shifts are consistent
  • Driver will pull out early Monday morning between 4 and 10 a.m.
  • Will typically be out Monday night home Tuesday night. Out again Wednesday morning arriving back home sometime on Thursday
  • Occasionally will run local Friday depending on freight levels.
  • Required to make appointments 12 hours in advance of the deliveries for each customer
  • Deliver building material dry wall, lumber, etc. to retail and non-retail locations (some palletized) in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana
  • Strap each load, straps provided
  • Tarp in inclement weather only
  • If tarping is required, an additional $10 per stop = $40 per stop pay
  • Provided hard hats and vests must be worn when out of the truck on the property
  • Steel toe shoes required, driver will need to purchase
  • No touch freight, live unload
  • 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 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 60-mile radius
      • Minimum of 6 months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years, no additional training required
      • Must have 4+ months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years OR 6 months in the past 5 years
      • Drivers must have a Class A CDL
      • Must be 21 years of age
      • 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 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
        • Lift and move side kits -lift requirements: 46 lbs
        • Lift tarp - lift requirement: 110 lbs
        • Apply and remove tarp(s) on load
        • Secure load with chains and hardware -lift requirements: 80 lbs
        • Climb onto and off of the flatbed trailer/load
        • Count freight
        • Complete fuel tickets
        • Complete delivery receipt
        • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs
        • Perform pre-trip inspections
        • Drive
        • Extensive travel - ability to sit upright for extended periods of time
        • Regular predictable attendance

          Call (877) 294-3233 or Apply Online Below

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