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CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver

Company: Averitt Express, Inc.
Location: Byron
Posted on: August 6, 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 youa better idea of the number of hours each week holds, which means you'll have a better idea of what to expect in every paycheck. And becauseyou know your customers and their typical freight load, you'll never be surprised or slowed down by unusual shipments.As a Dedicated Truck Driver, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay:
  • Average $1,456 per week/$75,712 per year
  • Starting pay of $28 per hour
  • Guaranteed 45 hours per week but average 50 - 55 hours a week
  • Home every day!
  • Leave Rochelle, IL each morning between 4 and 7 a.m. depending on the route
  • Returning in the afternoon each day
  • Coverage areas are IL, WI and IN
  • Hook to pre-loaded trailers to start the day
  • Deliver building materials (dry wall, lumber, etc.) to retail and non-retail locations (some palletized)
  • No-touch freight, only need to strap the load
  • Primarily pulling curtainside flatbed trailers with slight possibility of pulling a flatbed
  • If tarping is required (inclement weather) will receive $10 per stop
  • Provided hard hats and vests must always be worn when out of the truck on the property
  • Steel toe shoes required, driver will need to purchase
  • 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
    • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
    • 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 Diver 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
      • Must have 4+ months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years OR 6 months in the past 5 years
      • 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

Keywords: Averitt Express, Inc., Rockford , CDL-A Dedicated Local Truck Driver, Professions , Byron, Illinois

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