Preparing You for Success on the Road
Covenant is an excellent starting place for a long and prosperous driving career. We’re committed to providing a strong training program, top-notch equipment, a talented staff of over 200 trainers and 40 Master Trainers, along with a corporate culture that values each individual through our dedication to CARE: a focus on communication, attitude, respect and excellence.
We offer you everything you need to get out on the road quickly, safely and profitably:
Student Website – Get all the details you need before you arrive at orientation at www.welcome2covenant.com.
Orientation – We provide free transportation, lodging and meals and the essential training you need to get on the road as quickly as possible.
WE’LL PAY FOR YOUR HAZ-MAT ENDORSEMENT – That’s right! As soon as you get activated we’ll help you begin the process of getting this very valuable endorsement…plus we’ll pay for it!
You begin the program by going out with a Certified Trainer to complete 280 hours of training. Typically you are with your trainer for 30-35 days. Once complete you will go to one of our terminals do to an Upgrade to become a Team Driver. Once your Upgrade is complete, most drivers choose to take some home time.
PAY: $450 a week ($525 a week if hazmat endorsed)
You will spend 90 days with a co-driver to strengthen your skills while having an extra set of eyes to ensure safety on the road. Most drivers have met someone through CDL School or Phase 1 that they want to partner with during the Team Driver phase but we have a matching system in case you haven’t found the right person yet.
HAZ-MAT – $.42/mile ($.40 line-haul plus $.02 safety bonus)
NON-HAZ – $.36/mile ($.34 line-haul plus $.02 safety bonus)
$700 per week guaranteed minimum if HAZ-MAT endorsed
• SAFETY BONUS: Bonus accrues weekly and is paid out quarterly so long as driver maintains clean driving record during quarter.
• CLEAN DOT INSPECTIONS: $75 each
• REFERRAL BONUSES: Qualified solo $500; qualified team $1,500;
qualified hazmat team $3,000
Buddy Plan and Family Plan
Through our Buddy Plan, you and a CDL-graduate friend or family member can be trained together as a team by a current Covenant trainer.
Our Family Plan offers an experienced driver the opportunity to train a family member that is completing CDL school. Call a recruiter for full details.