Averitt Express CDL-A Dedicated - Local Truck Driver in Cincinnati, Ohio

Stop By Our Hiring Event

Where: Averitt Service Center 3818 Turfway Road, Erlanger, KY 41018


Monday, March 19, 2018 from 3 pm to 9 pm

Tuesday, March20, 2018 from 4 am to10 am

Wednesday, March28, 2018 from 3 pm to 9 pm

Thursday, March29, 2018 from 4 am to 10 am

$25 Walmart gift card will be given to qualified CDL-A drivers who complete an application during the event.

Attention Drivers! We're offering a $1,500 sign-on BONUS for qualified drivers through March 31, 2018! ($750 after 90 days and $750 after 180 days!)

Working at Averitt Express isn't about punching the clock. It's about working with people who trust you, serving people who depend on you, and getting home to people who love you. It's about investing in something big - for you, your family, and Averitt. Our family continues to grow and we're always looking for unique individuals who will be committed to our customers, our associates, and our future. If you're ready to see what it means to put on Averitt Red, we'll be glad to speak to you! It'll be our pleasure for you to join our ever-growing family!

This position has two run options available (You decide!):

Option #1:

Monday - Hook to a preloaded trailer, drop in Atlanta, hook empty, and return to Hebron, KY (occasional backhaul) - Two turns a week

Friday - Work local P & D in Cincinnati area

Pay: .53 cpm while running to Atlanta and back (x2)

$23 per hour when working city on Friday

This position averages $1165 / week

Option #2:

March - October (Peak Season):

Hook Preloaded trailer on Sunday afternoon / evening in Hebron, KY

Deliver pool products to store locations using a pallet jack

Delivery area: mostly South, Southeast, and Midwest, occasionally in PA and NJ (No NY)

When empty, return to Hebron, KY on Friday evening (with some midweek home time)

Average 2,600 - 2,800 miles weekly


16 - 20 stops per week

Assigned quality tractors

Pay: .53 cpm and $10 per stop

This position averages $1,600+ / week

November - February:

Run shuttle or local drop and hook - HOME EVERY DAY!

Pay: $23 / hour (40 + hours weekly)

* Must have Class A CDL with Hazmat & Tanker endorsements *

**One (1) year of recent Class A tractor trailer driving experience preferred however training may be available for candidates with:

  • 4+ months full-time verifiable experience within the past 3 years OR

  • 1 year full-time verifiable experience within the past 5 years OR

  • Recent graduates from CDL training school and/or trucking company training programs

NOTE: Training availability may vary by location

CDL-A Local Truck Driver Benefits:

  • Family & individual Cigna medical coverage with 2 choices (PPO or high deductible health plan), dental, vision, prescription and hearing benefits package ALL starting as low as

-$75.70 per week for family

  • $30.55 per week for unmarried individuals.

  • (With the option of reduced medical premiums if you participate in the upcoming year's wellness initiatives.)

  • Profit Sharing and 401 (k) plans

  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits

  • Uniform program

  • 8 paid holidays (after 90 days)

  • Paid Time Off/ vacation

  • Other career advancement opportunities within Averitt

  • Paid orientation in Cookeville, TN with free lodging, transportation and most meals

  • Referral rewards program

  • Weekly direct payroll deposits

  • Associate discounts (on vehicles, computers, cell phone service, etc.)

  • A professional atmosphere with quality people since 1971!

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.


  • 21 years of age

  • 1 year full-time verifiable tractor- trailer experience within past 3 years preferred; for lesser experience see training options above

  • Drivers must have Class A CDL with Hazmat & Tanker endorsements (tanker required for portable totes) - 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 past 5 years

  • No serious violations within the previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offenses committed in a CMV in connection with a fatality)

  • No more than 3 moving violations within past 3 years

  • No Preventable DOT Recordable accidents within the past 3 years

  • Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs

  • Unload freight -lift requirement: 80 lbs

  • Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs

  • Open/close trailer door - force requirement: 46 lbs

  • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle

  • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level

  • Count freight

  • Complete bill of lading

  • Complete fuel tickets

  • Obtain sales leads

  • Secure extra shipments

  • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs

  • Complete delivery receipt

  • Perform pre-trip inspections

  • Drive

  • Regular predictable attendance

  • Operate forklift