Working in the transportation industry is a career like no other – so it only seems natural to have some questions you might need answered!
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about working at Averitt and in the transportation industry.
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Available positions at Averitt change on a daily basis! We hire in the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV.
Check back often as available positions can change frequently!
We do not have a CDL school, so you must have your CDL-A in order to drive with Averitt. However, training programs are available in many locations for associates who do not meet the experience requirement. You’ll train with an experienced driver trainer, plus you can earn while you learn and enjoy all the benefits of being a full-time Averitt associate.
We also offer a Dock-to-Driver training program, where you can join Averitt as a dock associate and work with our driver trainers to learn the skills needed to earn your CDL-A while working on the dock. Learn more about our Dock-to-Driver training program here.
Local and solo shuttle drivers are home daily.
Regional and dedicated are home weekly, with 80% home by noon on Saturdays. Some dedicated accounts enjoy daily home time.Team shuttle associates get home weekly.
Yes, you can!
Drivers, dock associates and mechanics can have evenly cut, well-groomed full beards, goatees and mustaches that are closely shaped to the face – no more than 1/2 inch (12 mm).
Averitt offers family and individual BlueCross BlueShield medical coverage with two choices – PPO or high-deductible health plan, dental, vision, prescription and hearing benefits package ALL starting as low as:
Sure! Here’s our list of approved CDL schools: http://bit.ly/AvrtApprovedSchools
Our regional drivers do not go to NYC.
Averitt associates applying for regional routes will need four months of experience in past three years or six months in the past five years.
Those applying for dedicated/supply chain positions can be students who have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the last 180 days.
Veterans who qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill can participate in our on-the-job training program. You’ll receive six weeks of paid training behind the wheel as well as ongoing support from a mentor.Local positions require one year of experience and hazmat and tanker endorsements.
If you have four to six months of solo driving experience, we have a paid three-week training program.Our dedicated/supply chain driver training program will take students who have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the previous 180 days. Students will also earn a $4,800 tuition assistance bonus, payable after completing orientation.
New graduates must have attended one of our approved CDL schools within the past 180 days.
Let us know your question, and our team will dig in and get back to you as soon as possible with an answer.