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Covenant Transport hires professional drivers from most states in the country. Our goal is to keep our drivers close to our freight, so that they’re moving when they want and home when they’re not. For specific information about hiring opportunities in your area, please call 866-609-3620 or apply now.

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Pomona, CA (class every Monday)
Chattanooga, TN  (classes every Monday and Wednesday)
Hutchins, TX (class every Monday)

HIRING REQUIREMENTS

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Have a valid Class A CDL
  • Provide Social Security card or other personal identification
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Commit no falsification and/or omissions on any part of the application
  • Provide a verifiable employment record for the past three years
  • Provide evidence of any truck driving experience for the past 10 years (including phone numbers with area codes, for those employers)
  • Have US citizenship, permanent US residency, or be an Alien with Authorization for employment granted by the US immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Meet FMCSA regulations for driving a tractor-trailer
  • Complete Covenant Transport Orientation
  • Pass a mandatory drug screen; have no record of a positive drug test with any previous employer in the past 10 years
  • Pass a valid DOT/Covenant Transport physical
  • Pass Covenant Transport’s Physical Aptitude Test
  • Have the ability to perform the essential functions of a Covenant Transport driver with or without reasonable accommodation

 DRIVING RECORD

  • No more than one preventable accident in a CMV in the past year. No more than 2 preventable accidents in a motor vehicle in the last 3 years.Rollover must be over 3 years. (Commercial Motor Vehicle only)
  • Jack-knife, rear-end, U-turn, or topped tractor/trailer must be over one year. (Commercial Motor Vehicle only)
  • Serious violations in a Commercial Motor Vehicle (defined in the FMCSR 383.51)None in the last 12 months
  • One in the last 3 years
  • No more than one moving violation within the last 12 months
  • No more than three moving violations within the last 3 years
  • No reckless driving tickets in the last three years
  • All careless driving tickets in the last three years will be reviewed by Safety
  • No record of driving while suspended in the last three years (Suspension for moving violations only. If verification is required, driver must provide.)
  • No speeding citations of 15 mph or above in the last 12 months
  • No license suspensions in the last 12 months; no more than one in last 3 years (Suspension for moving violations only. If verification is required, driver must provide.)
  • DUI or drug/alcohol-related incidents in a motor vehicle: None will be allowed in the last four years, One in the last 10 years, 2 in a lifetime, Zero in a CMV

CRIMINAL HISTORY

  • Felony convictions within the last 5 years will generally be considered disqualifying (However, exceptions are possible for certain debt-related offenses (bounced checks, child support, etc.) and certain non-violent domestic-related issues.)
  • All felonies over 5 years will be reviewed
  • All misdemeanor convictions within 5 years will be reviewed
  • Applicants with an active parole or warrant for arrest will be subject to further investigation
  • Probation with permission from Probation Officer is reviewable
  • Patterns of behavior exhibited by criminal convictions and other sources will be of significance

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