Covenant Transport is a faith-based truckload carrier based out of Chattanooga, TN. The company began in 1986 with just 25 tractors and 50 trailers. Since that time, Covenant has grown to more than 3,600 tractors and 9,500 trailers operating throughout North America.
No speeding citations of 15 mph or above in last 12 months
Must pass drug test, DOT/Covenant physical and Covenant Physical Aptitude Test and meet DOT driving standards
Contact a recruiter for a complete list of requirements regarding driving and criminal records. If you are disqualified at driver orientation for something you did not disclose ahead of time, you will be responsible for your own transportation home.
While team operated trucks travel throughout the lower 48 United States, most solo drivers will stay east of the Mississippi river.
You will receive one-on-one instruction with a trainer on his or her truck 24/7, learning more than 40 essential functions in and around a big rig on live loads. It’s designed to prepare graduates for real life as a commercial trucker. This phase lasts approximately 35 days.
Once phase one has been completed, you will continue to phase two where you will be paired with a co-driver for at least 180 days. Once you graduate from phase two, CDL Grads have the following options:
Yes, after training all drivers will be paired with another phase 2 driver to run as a team operation for a minimum of 120 days. After 120 days, drivers are able to apply for solo positions but a solo position is not guaranteed.
Covenant Transport uses 53ft dry van trailers.