Orientation is your first step toward a rewarding career with endless opportunities! If you're selected to join our team, your selection coordinator will explain orientation in detail, and you'll receive an orientation packet to confirm this information.
Orientation is held at our corporate campus in Cookeville, TN. During your three- to four-day orientation stay, your lodging and meals will be provided.
Monday – Everyone will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:45 a.m. CST to receive their itineraries for orientation week. You will complete your DOT physical, road test and computer training, and receive your uniforms.
Drivers - Depending on the day of arrival, you will be expected to complete your road test Sunday or Monday.
Tuesday – Class begins at 8 a.m. CST. Learn about Averitt's history, culture and community involvement, along with enrolling in your preferred benefits package.
Wednesday – Class begins at 7 a.m. CST. Full day committed to learning about safety and DOT requirements.
Thursday – Class begins at 7:45 a.m. CST. Regional and dedicated drivers will train on our Omnitracs system.
Image at Averitt Express is extremely important. Bring the following with you:
Hats or clothing with another company’s logo are not permitted
Men – Hair must be cut above the collar. Neatly trimmed beards, goatees and mustaches are permitted, maximum of 1/2 inch. No piercings.
Women – Hair must be neatly trimmed or pulled back. Earrings are permitted; however, hoops and dangling earrings may not be worn while handling freight. Excessive jewelry is not permitted.
We look forward to meeting you! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your selection coordinator or service center director.
Your professional journey at Averitt begins on your first day here. Watch this video to see what a typical week of orientation is like in Cookeville, TN.
Our team is available by phone at 1-888-AVERITT (1-888-283-7488) Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. central. Give us a call now!
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