Flatbed Division



Chances are you've seen those shiny maroon flatbed trucks traveling down the road with a perfectly tarped load. Want to join us? Do you have what it takes to be a professional Maverick driver? We believe it takes a special type of person to be a true Maverick. Pride, hard work, a professional appearance and attitude are just a few of the things that make a our drivers so unique. Maverick made its name in flatbed and we have several opportunities available for drivers that meet our standards of excellence.

Experience is great but not required. We offer flatbed training to prepare you for the road. During training, we will teach you the proper securement techniques required of a Maverick flatbed driver. Our extended training program is available to those without flatbed experience or who might need extra flatbed training.

Pay and Benefits
  • NEW! LIMITED TIME $3,000 Sign-On Bonus for all Flatbed drivers with 6+ months of verifiable Flatbed OTR driving experience within the last 3-5 years (through 12/31/2020)
  • Weekly Minimum Guarantee Pay!
  • Starting Pay Regional & OTR Flatbed $.54-$.58 per mile (6+ months experience)
  • Pay for Performance Bonus Introductory/New Hire Rate ($.01 per mile)
  • $1,000 PRE (Pre-Employment Evaluation Pay) with travel, lodging, breakfast and lunch provided
  • $1,000 Flatbed Business Unit Training
  • $1,000-$5,000 Driver Referral Bonus through 12/31/2020
    • *based upon experience of hired driver*
  • $15/hr Detention Pay
  • Paid Weigh Station Bypass & Tolls
  • Paid Vacation
  • Newest & safest equipment on the road
  • Pay increases up to 5 years
  • Pay for Performance Bonus Program (up to $.06 per mile bonus)
  • Dedicated, Regional & OTR options available
  • Passenger Authorization Program
  • Health/Dental Insurance & Rx card
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan + match
  • Paid Life Insurance Policy
  • Per Diem

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to be a Maverick driver?

You must be at least 21 years old and live within the hiring area. Your driving record and hiring criteria must match up with Maverick's requirements and will be evaluated when you apply with us.

What is the best way to fill out an application?

You have several options. You can apply directly online, download an application by clicking on the printable application link or call us at 800-289-1100 and a recruiter can mail, email or fax you an application. 

What if I don't have flatbed experience?

We offer flatbed training. During training, we will teach you the proper securement techniques required of a flatbed driver. Our extended training program is available to those without flatbed experience or to those who might need extra flatbed training.

How long is the training for the Flatbed Division?

If you have at least six months over the road in the last three years, you will complete one week of PRE (Pre-Employment Evaluation) and one week of Business Unit Training. If you have less than six month over the road, you will need to complete our student training program

How does the application process work?

When you submit your application, it will be evaluated and we will contact you to review your application and begin processing. We will then order your background reports and verify past employment. Once this process is complete, we will send your application to our hiring committee for final approval.

What is your policy on traffic tickets and criminal background?

At Maverick we have our own point system we use to evaluate your MVR. We also have a policy regarding criminal convictions and evaluate each applicant on a case-by-case basis.

How much home time do Maverick Flatbed drivers get?

Maverick drivers get home most weekends in regional divisions. Keeping in mind that this is the trucking industry and things will come up. Family is important to Maverick and this is of the highest priority.

Can my significant other ride with me? What about animals?

Maverick's passenger authorization program allows one rider at a time, 13 years of age & older and is no cost to you. We do not allow animals in our trucks.

When can I get medical benefits and how much do they cost?

Medical benefits are available to you the first day of the month following 60 days of employment. For example, if you are hired on May 21st, then your insurance will be effective August 1st. The weekly cost for medical coverage is:

  • $47.25= Single
  • $134.00 = Family
  • $114.50 = Employee + Spouse only
  • $114.50 = Employee + Children only

Other benefits include: dental, vision, 401(k) + match, employer paid company life insurance, additional voluntary life options, disability insurance, employer paid employee assistance program, paid vacation time, section 125 cafeteria plan, and credit union membership.

Do I need a Hazmat endorsement?

No, Maverick only requires a Class A CDL issued in the state that you reside in.

What speed are your trucks set at?

Maverick trucks are set at 65 miles per hour.

Where are your facilities located?

Maverick's home office is located in Little Rock, AR. We have facilities in Portage, IN; Madison, IL; Green Bay, WI; Laurinburg, NC; Fort Smith, AR; Church Hill, TN and Burkburnett, TX.