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CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver

Company: Averitt Express, Inc.
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: January 19, 2023

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 $1,800 per week/$93,600 per year
  • Starting pay .62 cpm
  • Average of 2,200 miles per week
  • Stop pay
  • Average 10 stops per week @ $25 per stop
  • Breakdown, layover and detention pay available
  • Company sponsored per diem program
  • Weekly home time
  • Most loads are turnable and will get you back to the DC each day/night
  • Some loads will require you to layover (average1-2 days per week), based upon HOS
  • Schedule is Sunday-Thursday or Monday-Friday. Periodic weekends are required. Schedule may change at customer's request
  • Schedule will change if there is holiday volume or inclement weather that causes loads to be pushed out. In these instances, everyone is required to work on an as needed basis to include weekends
  • Deliveries are 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
  • Dispatch times will vary - determined by delivery time / length of haul
  • Late model sleepers - some routes require overnight layovers (ex- South TX)
  • Pick up pre-loaded trailers at the customers distribution center in Dallas, TX and deliver to retail locations
  • Coverage area includes TX, OK, LA and AR
  • Pallet unload, no breakdown (electric pallet jack provided)
  • Unloading palletized freight at store locations required; dock height or liftgate, electric pallet jacks provided
  • Pickup return merchandise and/or vendor freight and return to distribution center in Dallas, TX
  • May be asked to p/u a backhaul, per customer request.
  • May be asked to serve as a temporary switcher, in an emergency CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver Benefits:
    • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
    • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $94.55/week for family plans and $36.45/week for individual plans effective after 30 days
    • 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 75-mile radius
      • Must have 6 months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years
      • 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:
        • Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
        • Unload freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
        • Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs
        • 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

          Call (877) 294-3233 or Apply Online Below

Keywords: Averitt Express, Inc., Grand Prairie , CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver, Professions , Grand Prairie, Texas

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