Dedicated Truck Driver Rs

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Connecting employers with military veterans!

Posted by: Averitt Express on Dec 19, 2017


Butler, MO

Job Description:

Here's a GREAT opportunity to join one of America's premier transportation leaders and to help serve our dedicated customer.

Drivers on this account must live within 60 mile radius from the Averitt location.

This full-time dedicated position entails:
- Deliver finished goods to distribution centers and pick up raw materials for our dedicated customer.
- Drivers on this account travel in modern, well-maintained equipment while running within CO, TX, GA, NC, SC, OH, IN, MI, IL, WI, MN, NE, KS and MO.
- Starting pay of 40.5 cpm
- No Canada or NY runs
- Drivers on this account average 2,267 miles/ week
- Pulling reefer trailers the majority of the time
- Driver can take truck home on weekend (bobtail)
- You'll enjoy being home EVERY WEEK to what matters most- your family!

Check out these additional benefits of being an 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
$75.70 per week for family
$30.55per 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 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 be 21 years of age
- 1 yr verifiable tractor trailer exp within the past 3 yrs
- Drivers must have a Class A CDL
- No convictions for Reckless Driving w/in the past 5 years
- No convictions for DUI or DWI w/in the past 5 years
- No suspensions or revocations for a moving violation w/in the past 5 years
- No serious violations w/in previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following to closely, improper passing, traffic offense committed in a CMV in connection with a fatality)
- No more than 2 moving violations w/in the past 3 years

Essential functions:
- Open/ close trailer door- force 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
- Move freight- force requirement: 54 lbs
- Drive
- Regular predictable attendance
- Enter/ exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
- Enter/ exit the rear of a trailer from ground level

To apply for this position over the phone give us a call at 888-967-5487, we're available Mon -Fri 7am until 7pm & Sat 8am until noon CST.

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About Averitt Express

Averitt Salutes You! If you've served in the military, we'd love for you to consider working with us. Your leadership and professional experiences have prepared you to overcome great challenges. You know more than anyone what it means to work as a team and value others. You believe in what you do, and you're willing to work to make it great. We think you'd make a great fit here, and we would be proud to work alongside you. We’re honored to be recognized as a “Patriotic Employer” by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, or ESGR. The honor commends our efforts in “contributing to the national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.” Averitt has career opportunities for military veterans in a variety of areas: * Driver (Local, Regional, Dedicated & Flatbed) * Leadership * Diesel Mechanics * Dock * Sales * Admin/Customer Service If you are or were employed within the past year (12 months) in a military position requiring the operation of a military motor vehicle equivalent to a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), you are eligible for a waiver to apply for a CDL without skills testing. Simply complete the form at and provide it when you apply for your CDL. To learn more about Averitt's job opportunities, visit: Article: The Value of Hiring Veterans in Transportation -

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