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Ready to get started but don't fully meet the requirements? We have training programs for you!
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Nearly 17% of our teammates have found a home at Averitt for 20 years or longer. 

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Start Your Career Journey with Our Early Career Programs

Jun 18, 2024 3:56:24 PM

Averitt is proud to offer various early career programs that provide hands-on job experience, helping our associates learn, grow, and understand the transportation industry from the ground up. Where do you want your career to go? Whether you're interested in leadership, administrative roles, internships, or transitioning from the dock into driving, take a look at our early career programs and see which pathway is right for you!

Administrative Careers: Build a Foundation of Excellence

Are you a born organizer, detail-keeper, or communicator? Our administrative career opportunities include positions in IT, HR, operations management, sales, marketing, and accounting. Join our team of talented transportation professionals and experience our supportive, associate-focused culture firsthand.

We offer:

  • Positions at our service centers located in 19 states, at our corporate campus in Cookeville, TN, and on-site at customer locations.
  • A collaborative environment where your skills and ideas are valued.
  • Opportunities to grow and excel in various administrative roles.

Become a critical part of our operational success and help us maintain the efficiency and effectiveness that we’re known for across the nation.

Internships: Gain Practical Experience

Are you ready to gain hands-on experience and dive into the world of logistics and supply chain management? Our part-time internships provide the perfect opportunity to learn about the diverse services we offer while receiving exposure to various aspects of the supply chain management cycle.

Our internships provide:

  • Hands-on experience in logistics, operations, or administration.
  • Invaluable insights and practical skills to set you up for future success.
  • A supportive environment where you can learn from industry professionals.

Start your career journey with an internship with us and gain the experience you need to succeed in the fast-paced world of logistics.

Dock-to-Driver Training Program: Drive Your Success

Ready to hit the road to success? Our Dock-to-Driver Training Program offers an exciting opportunity to grow your knowledge of the transportation industry while getting paid to work on the dock. With on-the-job training and top dock wages, you’ll gain the skills to earn your CDL-A and jumpstart your driving career with one of the nation's most respected transportation companies. In addition to top pay, you’ll receive top benefits and the support of an entire team, including one-on-one instruction from an Averitt driver trainer.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Join the Team: Start as a dock associate.
  2. Express Interest: Let your Service Center Director know you want to earn your CDL-A.
  3. Training: Depending on your experience, you will receive the appropriate amount of training. If you have no experience, you’ll go through four weeks (20 days) of training with a local driver trainer.
  4. Earn While You Learn: Receive top dock wages during training.
  5. Become Qualified: Upon completion of training, you'll become a CDL-A qualified dock associate, eligible for open driving positions, provided you are at least 21 years old.
  6. Increase in Pay: Your pay rate will increase to a CDL-A qualified dock rate, with the potential for further growth.
  7. Reimbursement: We reimburse fees for your CDL, hazmat, tanker, and TWIC.

Leadership Development: Shape the Future

Are you ready to lead the Averitt way? Our Leadership Development Program is designed to prepare you for entry-level leadership opportunities within our company. This 3–6-month program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to envision smarter, leaner, faster, and safer operations.

As part of this program, you will:

  • Participate in leadership development initiatives at our service centers located in 19 states, at our corporate campus located in Cookeville, TN, and on-site at customer locations.
  • Gain hands-on experience in leadership positions, shaping our future with your innovative ideas.
  • Make a meaningful impact with the support of dedicated leadership.

This program is your gateway to a fulfilling career where you can drive significant changes and lead with confidence.

Whatever you want your career to look like, we are committed to providing you with the resources and opportunities to get you the future success you want and deserve. Our early career programs are designed to help you reach your full potential in the transportation industry.

Join us and discover a future where your goals are seamlessly connected to real-world success. Click here to learn more about our early career program opportunities.

To read more from Averitt, visit https://blog.averittcareers.com.

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