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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DSV Road Transport - Anaheim, CA
Join the DSV Road Transport family! Solid, dependable drivers make DSV Road Transport the successful company it is today. Their attention to safety and service ensures the long-term relationships we have with our...
Posted 1 day ago
Triple D Supply - San Diego, CA
OTR Drivers Run all 48 states Flexible Home Time .38 a mile starting pay up to .45 a mile 3000 miles a week No NYC Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - San Francisco, CA
OTR Drivers Run all 48 states Flexible Home Time .38 a mile starting pay up to .45 a mile 3000 miles a week No NYC Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - Redding, CA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - Redding, CA
OTR Drivers Run all 48 states Flexible Home Time .38 a mile starting pay up to .45 a mile 3000 miles a week No NYC Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - Sacramento, CA
OTR Drivers Run all 48 states Flexible Home Time .38 a mile starting pay up to .45 a mile 3000 miles a week No NYC Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - San Diego, CA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - San Francisco, CA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - Los Angeles, CA
OTR Drivers Run all 48 states Flexible Home Time .38 a mile starting pay up to .45 a mile 3000 miles a week No NYC Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - Sacramento, CA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 7 days ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - CA
Are you looking for a new company? Do you have 2 years OTR & 1 year flatbed experience? Give us a try! We offer: Competitive per mile pay (based on years...
Posted 4 days ago
Triple D Supply - Los Angeles, CA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 5 days ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Yreka, CA
Do you have your Class A CDL? 2 years OTR? 1 Year flatbed experience? WE WANT YOU! Truck drivers must have: Current Class A CDL 2 years over the road (OTR) experience 1+ years...
Posted 1 day ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Redding, CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Bakersfield, CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Bakersfield, CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Bakersfield, CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Bakersfield, CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
Stidham Trucking, Inc. - Stockton, CA
We are looking for experienced flatbed drivers to run the western 11. We're a small company based in way northern California where you and your dogs are known by name, not
Posted 11 hours ago
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