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CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher/Local Driver

Company: Averitt
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:


Call us at (877) 838-0380 or Apply Online Below!



Dedicated local drivers enjoy the many privileges that come with having consistent customers. Unlike some driver positions, this one gives you a better idea of the number of miles and hours each week holds, which means you'll have a better idea of what to expect in every paycheck. And because you know your customers and their typical freight load, you'll never be surprised or slowed down by unusual shipments.

  • Competitive pay:
  • Average $1,721 per week/$89,523 per year
  • Starting pay is $25.90 per hour
  • Top pay of $26.90 per hour reached after 60 days
  • Average 54-64 hours per week
  • Home daily
  • Will need to work a flexible schedule which includes some days/some nights both during the week and on weekends
  • Maintain trailer yard check throughout shift
  • Ensure timely movement of trailers in and out of the docks on-site at the customer's location- 90% of the time
  • Occasional short day runs across town for off-site pick-up and deliveries CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver / Yard Switcher Benefits:
    • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
    • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $97.55/week for family plans and $37.35/week for individual plans effective after 30 days
    • Profit Sharing plan allows you 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 Driver / Yard Switcher! 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 75-mile radius
      • Must have 1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer experience within the past 3 years
      • Must be 21 years of age or older
      • Must have Class A CDL
      • No convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 years
      • No convictions for DUI within the past 5 years
      • No suspensions or revocations within the last 5 years
      • No serious violations within the previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offense committed in a CMV in connection with fatality)
      • No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years
      • No preventable DOT recordable accidents within the past 3 years Essential Functions:
        • Open/Close Trailer Doors - force requirement: 46 lbs
        • Count freight
        • Complete fuel tickets
        • Obtain sales leads
        • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs (Class A Only)
        • Perform pre-trip inspections
        • Drive
        • Regular predictable attendance
        • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
        • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level


          Call us at (877) 838-0380 or Apply Online Below!

Keywords: Averitt, Tuscaloosa , CDL-A Dedicated Yard Switcher/Local Driver, Professions , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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