Averitt Express

Hiring Dedicated Drivers in Houston | Earn $86,062/Yearly

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Averitt Express is hiring dedicated drivers in Houston, TX • Earn $1,687/Weekly + Stop Pay • Rider Policy ️️

Job Overview

We're hiring immediately! Dedicated 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.


As a full time, Dedicated Truck Driver, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay:
  • Average $1,687 per week; $86,062 per year
  • Starting pay of .55 cpm
  • Average 2,750 miles per week
  • $25 stop pay
  • Average 7 stops per week
  • Detention, breakdown and layover pay available
  • Company sponsored per diem program
  • Drivers will be required to reset while on the road, dispatch is based on freight availability and location
  • Dispatch time is 2-3 weeks
  • Drivers can expect to log 70 hours in 8 days; may have to take a reset on the road
  • If out for three weeks, three days home. If out for four weeks, four days home. (typically, home on Friday's and out on Monday's)
  • Dispatches and start /delivery times are received the prior day and assigned to drivers
  • Deliver trailers loaded with portable storage units to storage centers or hub facilities
  • Destination site personnel will unload & reload portable storage
  • Driver is responsible to strap, unstrap and secure portable storage units and containers
  • Pick up and deliver in all 48 states: no NYC deliveries
  • This is an assigned sleeper driver position, may have to do a reset on the road
  • $18 per hour while operating forklift to seldom load and unload (training provided)

Full Time CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver Benefits:

  • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays
  • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $88.90/week for family plans and $34.15/week for individual plans
  • Rider policy available for legally married spouses
  • 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!


  • 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.Job RequirementsMust live within a 150-mile radius
  • Minimum of 6 months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the past 3 years
  • Must have a Class A CDL
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • No convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 years
  • No convictions for DUI or DWI within the past 5 years
  • No suspensions or revocations for a moving violation within the past 5 years
  • No serious violations within previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offense committed in a CMV in connection with a fatality)
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years
  • No preventable DOT recordable accidents within the past 3 years

Essential functions:

  • Lift and move side kits -lift requirements: 46 lbs
  • Secure load with chains and hardware - lift requirements: 80 lbs
  • Climb onto and off the flatbed trailer/load
  • Count freight
  • Complete fuel tickets
  • Complete delivery receipt
  • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs
  • Perform pre-trip inspections
  • Drive
  • Extensive travel - ability to sit upright for extended periods of time.
  • Regular predictable attendance

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