Dedicated Local Driver- RDS

Averitt Express
Murfreesboro, TN
Oct 01, 2017

855-430-8878

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Job Overview:

Have you been searching for a professional driving opportunity that will allow you to earn a great living and spend more time with your loved ones?

Look no further! Averitt has opportunities for professional CDL-A dedicated drivers to help serve our dedicated retail customers in Murfreesboro, TN!

Drivers for this account must live within a 100 mile radius from the Averitt Service Center.

This full-time position entails:
- As a driver for this account your day will start with loaded trailers of boxes containing retail merchandise.
- No backhauls- return to Murfreesboro, TN with dunnage
- Average 4 stops per load per day
- All deliveries are within 220 miles of Murfreesboro, TN
- Primarily TN state coverage plus surrounding states
- You will be home daily!
- Monday through Friday; occasional weekend work during peak season
- Start times may range from 2 am to 7 am depending on the route
- Average 45-55 hours per week
- Start pay is $18.75/hour; .33 cent raise every 180 days; top out at $19.75/hour
- Mostly fluid loaded trailers; boxes are loose (not on pallets & up to 80 lbs) and are required to be taken to the rear of the trailer and put on conveyors
Along with making deliveries to the stores, job function may include baling cardboard, working dock occasionally and switching trailers at the facility
- Unloading is required
- Top-notch/ safe equipment

Check out these many benefits of being a full-time Averitt Associate:
- 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.

- Paid orientation in Cookeville, TN with free lodging, transportation and meals
- Associate discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.)
- Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
- 8 paid holidays (after 90 days)
- Paid Time Off (PTO/ vacation) up to 8 weeks
- Uniform program- Averitt will provide
- Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
- Referral rewards program
- Weekly direct payroll deposits
- Flexible spending accounts
- Wells Fargo banking products
- Wellness programs available
- Paid orientation in Cookeville, TN with free lodging, transportation and most meals
- A professional atmosphere with quality people since 1971!

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. Drivers may be eligible to transfer into other driving and non-driving positions upon completing 12 months as a regional 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.
Requirements

- 1 year of full-time verifiable tractor-trailer experience within past 3 years
- Must be 21 years of age or older
- Drivers 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 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:
- Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
- Unload freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
- Move freight - lift requirement: 54 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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Hiring States:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Hiring Requirements

Minimum Age 21
Minimum Experience 12 months
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Van, Flatbed
Driving Preference Regional
Allowable Moving Violations N/A
Allowable Preventable Accidents 2
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted 5 years

Company Benefits

Bonuses Yes
Paid Orientation Yes
Profit Sharing Yes
Retirement Plan Yes
Dental Insurance Yes
Vision Insurance Yes

Other

Time Away From Home Varies by position
Lease Purchase No
Rider Program Spouse Yes
Rider Program Child No
Pets No