Truck Driving Jobs in California

The truck driving industry will grow in demand over the next decade as the demand heightens for transported goods as our economy boosts. Truck driving jobs in California are rewarding, generously paid, and offer many opportunities to hit the open road and see a bunch of notable sites. Being a company truck driver is perfect for those fresh out of driving school and provides the opportunity to experience all aspects of the truck driving job industry and see some beautiful places in California. While looking for truck driving careers in California keep in mind being able to stumble upon Disneyland, Lake Tahoe, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Yosemite National Park! This is the time to test the waters 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; despite how bad the economy may get there will always be loads that need to be delivered.

What to expect in a California truck driving job:

Truck driving jobs in California will increase in demand over the next decade as the demand grows for transported goods as our economy boosts. The average salary for a company driving 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. While working for a large truck driving company you may also be given the flexibility to switch the type of driving run, if desired. For example, if a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but desires to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, no need for getting a company driving job 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.

While researching California truck driving jobs, be conscious 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 should be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to their start date.

Types of Endorsements

What to expect in a company driver career:

  • 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

In order to land a truck-driving job, 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:

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Knight Transportation - Acton, CA
Los Angeles Area Company Truck Drivers Needed IT'S NOT A JOB, IT'S A CALLING Rooted in the humble, yet strong beginnings of a working American family, Knight Transportation has stayed true...
Posted 8 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - Fontana, CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in Fontana, California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 5 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 5 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - Fontana, CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in Fontana, California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 5 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 5 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - Fontana, CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in Fontana, California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 5 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 5 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - Fontana, CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in Fontana, California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 10 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 10 days ago
Celadon Trucking - CA
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 14 days ago
Werner Enterprises - CA
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in California. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 1 day ago
Werner Enterprises - CA
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in California. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 1 day ago
Pride Transport - , CA
Pride Transport Teams receive Great Miles and Steady Freight Pride Transport offers dedicated coast-to-coast team freight to keep your driving team moving and earning. Team Drivers make $0.40-$0.56 cpm. Not part...
Posted 9 days ago
James H Clark & Son, Inc. - CA
James H. Clark and Son, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Our terminal is located in the center of the Salt Lake valley in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. We...
Posted 4 days ago
Crete Carrier - Los Angeles, CA
Are you looking for more miles?  Crete Carrier is currently seeking professional truck drivers near Los Angeles, California to join their team.  Drivers on this fleet will be out up...
Posted 11 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - San Francisco, CA
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Nationwide Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Nationwide Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: Great Competitive Pay- Up to $1,200+ Per Week Various Load...
Posted 2 days ago
J.B. Hunt - Hayward, CA
Hayward Area Drivers Needed For Home Daily Truck Driving  Call for details: 1-844-886-1053 We are running loads out of our Hayward distribution center. Drivers are home daily. This local dedicated position offers the...
Posted 15 days ago
Marten Transport - Jurupa Valley, CA
Put consistency in your schedule, Marten Transport now has dedicated runs in your area.  Get home daily, driving late model, assigned equipment. Limited positions available. Marten sets the standard for exceeding...
Posted 3 days ago
Leading Transportation Solutions - CA
We're hiring Company Drivers in California. Mostly flatbed loads Work for a company that will make sure you're happy PERFORMANCE BONUSES for SAFE DRIVERS!   APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today - 213-392-9051!
Posted 10 days ago
Hunt Transportation - Modesto, CA
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 7 days ago
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