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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CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Brownsville, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Barstow, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Palm Desert, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Randsburg, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Porterville, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Fowler, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Arvin, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Tracy, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Big Creek, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Norden, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Avenal, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA
Class A CDL team drivers needed for OTR runs out of the Arvin, California area. These positions offer weekly home time, a comprehensive benefit package, 401(k) and much more. Static...
Posted 3 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Maxwell, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Topaz, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Cazadero, CA
Class A CDL Teams needed for round trip dedicated lanes with weekly home time. 100% no touch freight and 100% drop and hook. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits...
Posted 2 days ago
Crete Carrier - San Jose, CA
Are you looking for more miles?  Crete Carrier is currently seeking professional truck drivers near San Jose, California to join their team.  Drivers on this fleet will be out up...
Posted 1 day ago
Wiseway Transportation Services - CA
Wiseway Transportation is a nationally recognized carrier specializing in the transportation of new furniture to stores throughout the upper Midwest. We are currently looking for a full time Local driver to...
Posted 4 days ago
Giltner, Inc. - Modesto, CA
LOCAL Driving Job in Modesto, California! Pays $200/Day! Days start at 4 or 5 am and the days off rotate opposite of the other drivers days off. You will be shuffling trailers around
Posted 5 days ago
Central Transport - Hayward, CA
Central Transport is an industry leading Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) transportation carrier. We are one of the nation’s largest LTL carries and have experienced significant growth over the last several years. As...
Posted 1 day ago
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