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  • Career fair at the Baton Rouge, LA service center. May 9th 2- 6pm, May 10th 11am-6pm. Now hiring for local driving and dock positions.
  • Career fair at the Baton Rouge, LA service center. May 9th 2- 6pm, May 10th 11am-6pm. Now hiring for local driving and dock positions.

Driver Training Programs

Are you ready to get your driving career rolling but don’t fully meet Averitt’s requirements? Look no further, we offer several training programs tailored to your experience level.

Here at Averitt we take pride in our drivers safety and want to ensure that you have all the training you need to feel confident and comfortable out on the open road. Our training programs offer on-the-job training with an experienced Averitt driver trainer where you’ll benefit from the knowledge of your own personal trainer and mentor.

All our training programs are paid training and you’ll enjoy all the benefits of being a full-time Averitt associate.

All drivers going through our training programs will also attend our Finishing School during the last week of their training. This is an extensive backing and turning program to ensure you're well prepared for the road.

Check out these different training programs we offer:

Supplemental Training Program

(Regional & Dedicated/Supply Chain Drivers Only)

Short on experience? Only have 4 to 11 months of verifiable tractor-trailer experience within the past 3 years? This program will provide you a minimum of 3 weeks of paid training at $600 per week for Regional drivers and $500-$600 weekly for Dedicated/Supply Chain drivers. After successful completion of the course, Regional drivers will earn starting pay of 40-46 cpm depending on location.

Dedicated / Supply Chain driver pay is account dependent. Please click on the specific position to see pay and other details.

If the haz mat endorsement is required, you must apply for it within 30 days of completing training (Averitt will reimburse cost upon receipt). 

Apply now or call 1-888-WORK-4-US (967-5487)!


Refresher Training Program

(Regional & Dedicated/Supply Chain Drivers Only)

Been out of the driver’s seat for a while? Only have 1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer experience and it was 4-5 years ago? This program will provide you a minimum of 1 week of paid training at $600 per week for Regional drivers and $500-$600 for Dedicated/Supply Chain drivers. After successfully completing the course, Regional drivers will earn starting pay of 40-46 cpm depending on location.

Dedicated/ Supply Chain driver pay is account dependent. Please click on the specific position you're interested in for pay and other details.

If the haz mat endorsement is required, you must apply for it within 30 days of completing training (Averitt will reimburse cost upon receipt)

Apply now or call 1-888-WORK-4-US (967-5487)!


Student Driver Training Programs

(Regional & Dedicated/Supply Chain Drivers Only)

Regional Student Driver Training Program

Averitt continues to grow with immediate openings in our Student Driver Training Program. To qualify for this training program you must meet one of these requirements:

  • Graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the previous 120 days OR
  • Have 1 up to 4 months of solo Tractor Trailer experience within the past 1 year OR
  • Have 18+ months of solo Tractor Trailer experience in the past 10 years (this option is not eligible for tuition assistance)

 

This exciting opportunity provides on-the-job training with an experienced Averitt driver trainer where you will enjoy running the open roads for up to 6 weeks where you will benefit from the knowledge of your own personal trainer and mentor. During this training, Averitt will pay you $600 per week, plus you'll enjoy all the benefits of being an Averitt Associate.

Applicants will sign a STUDENT-DRIVER EDUCATION AND TRAINING REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT prior to hire. However,upon successful completion of 6 months of employment following training, reimbursement will not apply and there will be no cost to you for your training!

After successful completion of your training your pay scale will be:
(w/potential to earn an additional ½ cpm fuel bonus after training is complete)
- .37 cpm after training
- .38 cpm after 90 days
- .40 cpm after 6 months (plus $1,500 Tuition Assistance bonus)
- .41 cpm after 12 months
- .42 cpm after 18 months
- .435 cpm after 24 months (.46 cpm for Winchester, Fishersville, Mechanicsburg, Kalamazoo, Burbank and Morton)

To ensure that you are comfortable and confident after your training we will assign you to a transitional fleet manager for approx. two weeks. This transitional fleet manager will provide one on one support and make your transition into a solo driver as easy as possible and to ensure you feel confident and fully understand the system. After that you'll be assigned your regular fleet manager and ready to tackle the open road.

Must apply on-line only. No phone option.


Dedicated/Supply Chain Student Driver Training Program

The Student Driver Training Program is for former students that have graduated from one of our approved truck driving training schools in the previous 120 days OR have 1 up to 4 months of solo tractor trailer experience within the past 1 year.

This exciting opportunity provides on-the-job training with an experienced Averitt driver trainer where you will enjoy running the open road for a minimum of 5 weeks where you will benefit from the knowledge of your own personal trainer and mentor. During this 5 week training, Averitt will pay you $500-$600 per week, plus you'll enjoy all the benefits of being an Averitt associate.

Dedicated / Supply Chain driver pay is account-dependent. Please click on the specific position to see pay and other details.

Tuition reimbursement/bonus of $1,000 will be provided after 6 months.

If the HazMat endorsement is required, you must apply for it within 30 days of completing training (Averitt will reimburse cost upon receipt).

Must apply on-line only. No phone option.


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