Truck Driving Jobs in Alabama

Truck driving jobs in Alabama are rewarding, pay generously, and offer a chance to hit the open road and see an abundance of beautiful landmarks. The spate of industrialization recently has increased the demand for truck driving jobs in Alabama and employment opportunities are expected to grow at least 20% in the coming years. While on the road, there is a lot of spectacular sightseeing to be seen in Alabama. Depending where you travel within the state keep a look out for the notable Noccalula Falls, high Cheaha Mountains, amazing Aldridge Gardens, and breath taking Dauphin Island. Working as a company driver is perfect for drivers who are fresh out of school. As a company truck driver, you truly get to experience all aspects of the truck driving job industry. This is the time to get your feet wet and try different aspects of the trucking industry to see which one is right for you. Companies throughout the country are always looking for dry van, dry bulk, and reefer drivers; no matter how bad the economy gets there will always be loads that need to be delivered.

What to expect in a Alabama driving job

The average salary for a Alabama driver job is anywhere from $40,000 to $70,000 depending on the type of driving, experience, and endorsements. Company drivers, unlike owner operators, have the option to work a local, regional, or over-the-road run. Larger truck driving company jobs also give drivers the flexibility to switch their type of run if need be. For example, a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but is ready to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, they do not need to seek employment elsewhere. Truck driving jobs offer great benefits for not only yourself but also your family such as: 401K, paid vacations, notable insurance, and a certain level of job freedom. The field of truck driving is a job that will grow in demand over the next decade as the demand heightens for transported goods as our economy boosts.

While searching for a truck driving jobs in Alabama, be aware that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment has to be verified along with your driving record from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. In addition, each company you worked for has to provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Companies looking to hire drivers also need to be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to their start date.

Benefits of a truck-driving career include:

  • You pick your route; local, regional, or over-the-road
  • Working with a company provides steady work; owner operators may have to wait on contracts
  • If there are certifications or endorsements needed, sometimes a company will pay for it
  • Being a company driver means you are eligible for bonuses
  • You are not financially responsible for repairs and maintenance to the truck

Types of Endorsements

In order to land a truck-driving job in Alabama, you must begin by training to get your CDL. Truck driving training can be done in as short as 4-6 weeks. Depending on what kind of company driver job you want, you may need more than just your CDL. Here is a list of common endorsements:

  • HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials Endorsement)
  • Doubles/Triples Endorsement
  • Tanker Endorsement
  • Air Brake Endorsement

Keep in mind that other certifications may be necessary to haul certain items.

Helpful Links

If you have specific questions, call your states Department of Transportation or visit their website. Here are a few other helpful links for CDL and other information:

Get yourself the financial freedom and professional independence you know you deserve and start your new career as a company driver in Alabama today!

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Shaffer Trucking - Birmingham, AL
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Dry Van truck drivers to join their national fleet in Birmingham,...
Posted 10 days ago
Hunt Transportation - Birmingham, AL
Do you enjoy the freedom of the open road? Hunt Transportation has the perfect opportunity for you! Hunt is actively seeking professional truck drivers to join their national, over the...
Posted 10 days ago
Werner Enterprises - AL
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Alabama. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 14 days ago
Crete Carrier - Birmingham, AL
Join the Crete Carrier family!  Crete Carrier is actively seeking professional Dry Van truck drivers near Birmingham, Alabama to join their national over the road fleet.  On this fleet, you...
Posted 11 days ago
J.B. Hunt - Montgomery, AL
We Have The Best OTR Job In The OTR Business! J.B. Hunt, one of America’s leading trucking companies, is now hiring truck drivers in Alabama! Only 3 months of recent tractor...
Posted 3 days ago
J.B. Hunt - AL
We Have The Best OTR Job In The OTR Business! J.B. Hunt, one of America’s leading trucking companies, is now hiring truck drivers in Alabama! Only 3 months of recent tractor...
Posted 3 days ago
Celadon Trucking - AL
New openings at Celadon offer state-of-the-art trucks and steady freight to keep qualified company drivers covered every week. Apply today for Dry Van or Temp-Controlled truck driving jobs to start driving the...
Posted 12 days ago
Celadon Trucking - AL
New openings at Celadon offer state-of-the-art trucks and steady freight to keep qualified company drivers covered every week. Apply today for Dry Van or Temp-Controlled truck driving jobs to start driving the...
Posted 12 days ago
Celadon Trucking - AL
New openings at Celadon offer state-of-the-art trucks and steady freight to keep qualified company drivers covered every week. Apply today for Dry Van or Temp-Controlled truck driving jobs to start driving the...
Posted 12 days ago
Celadon Trucking - AL
At Celadon Trucking Services, we know team drivers are some of the hardest workers out there. That’s why we’re rewarding CDL-A teams with trucking opportunities that offer NEW PAY. Truck driving...
Posted 12 days ago
Celadon Trucking - AL
APPLY TODAY for truck driving jobs at Celadon & join our GROWING flatbed division!   Celadon Trucking Services is now hiring experienced driving professionals for flatbed opportunities. We currently have openings for...
Posted 12 days ago
Celadon Trucking - AL
APPLY TODAY for truck driving jobs at Celadon & join our GROWING flatbed division!   Celadon Trucking Services is now hiring experienced driving professionals for flatbed opportunities. We currently have openings for...
Posted 12 days ago
Averitt Express - Birmingham, AL
Now hiring Experienced Drivers with 1+ year of tractor trailer experience! If less than 1 year of solo driving experience, we have a training program tailored just for you. (see...
Posted 5 days ago
Averitt Express - Birmingham, AL
Now hiring Experienced Team Drivers! Why Choose Averitt: - Leading transportation provider since 1971 - Modern, well-maintained equipment - Safely park at more than 100 Averitt facilities, many with on-duty security, fuel pumps, showers,...
Posted 5 days ago
Averitt Express - Madison, AL
Now hiring Experienced Drivers with 1+ year of tractor trailer experience! If less than 1 year of solo driving experience, we have a training program tailored just for you. (see...
Posted 5 days ago
J&R Schugel - AL
NEW $5,000 SIGN-ON INCENTIVE-ASK A RECRUITER FOR DETAILS! New Team Driver Pay increase at J&R Schugel – apply today!   Double your miles and earning power with higher team CPM rates! J&R Schugel...
Posted 3 days ago
J&R Schugel - AL
NEW $5,000 SIGN-ON INCENTIVE-ASK A RECRUITER FOR DETAILS! OTR company truck driving jobs at J&R Schugel, where it’s all about the driver! Join this 100% employee-owned company for great pay, benefits &...
Posted 3 days ago
Marten Transport - Huntsville, AL
Looking for higher pay and more home time? Need a little consistency in your life? Find it with Marten Transport. As a dedicated driver in Shelbyville, you will run steady...
Posted 4 days ago
Covenant Transport - AL
We offer you an atmosphere of continual improvement. We place the highest priority on our CSA scores so we provide you with well-maintained, late-model equipment, top-notch facilities, and superior training...
Posted 6 days ago
Covenant Transport - AL
OTR TEAM TRUCK DRIVING JOBS FOR EXPERIENCED CLASS A DRIVERS. Covenant Transport guarantees $1000 weekly minimum for your driving experience! Over-the-road truck driving opportunities are available for experienced driving teams at Covenant...
Posted 2 days ago
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