Truck Driving Jobs in Connecticut

Truck driving jobs in Connecticut are extremely rewarding, pay generously, and offer many chances to explore the open road and see an abundance of awesome landmarks. The field of truck driving will grow in demand over the next decade as the demand heightens for transported goods as our economy boosts. Being a company driver is perfect for those fresh out of driving school because you will be able to experience all aspects of the truck driving job industry and see which one is right for you. While searching for truck driving jobs in Connecticut keep in mind being able to visit Mystic Seaport, Gillette Castle State Park, and the Mark Twain House and Museum to name a few! Companies throughout the country are always looking for dry van, dry bulk, and reefer drivers; no matter how bad the economy, there will always be loads that need to be delivered!

What to expect in a Connecticut truck driver job:

Truck driving jobs will increase in demand over the next decade as the demand grows for transported goods as our economy boosts. The average salary for company driving jobs in Connecticut 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 Connecticut driving job elsewhere. Connecticut companies 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 truck driving jobs in Connecticut, 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.

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

Types of Endorsements

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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Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Connecticut as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Matching from Day 1, Blue...
Posted 2 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
Solo drivers earn $80,000 + per year! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue...
Posted 7 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Connecticut as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Matching from Day 1, Blue...
Posted 7 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
Solo drivers earn $80,000 + per year! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue...
Posted 7 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
TEAM Drivers- $0.65 ALL MILES- Hazmat loads= $0.69/mi At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k matching from Day 1, Blue Cross...
Posted 5 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
TEAM Drivers- $0.65 ALL MILES- Hazmat loads= $0.69/mi At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, fantastic 401k matching from Day 1, Blue Cross...
Posted 7 days ago
J.B. Hunt - CT
RUN DEDICATED LOADS & BE HOME WEEKENDS Call for details: 1-844-886-1053 Our dedicated accounts office is hiring truck drivers with at least 3 or more months experience for a dedicated, regional truck...
Posted 7 days ago
Marten Transport - Cheshire, CT
Looking for more consistency in life? Find it with CDL-A dedicated truck driver jobs at Marten!Marten Transport is currently seeking CDL-A Truck Driver Professionals to fill dedicated positions. Our dedicated...
Posted 8 days ago
J.B. Hunt - Norwich, CT
Dedicated Trucking Job Run CT, NJ, & NY Only $1,250 Per Week Average 6 Months of tractor trailer experience is required Dedicated run available.  Drivers are running no-touch loads from the distribution center in...
Posted 6 days ago
NAPA Transportation - CT
Regional Class A Drivers- can go as far south as GA and as far west as IN. Work during the week and be home for full weekends (as well as occasional...
Posted 7 days ago
Heartland Express - Bridgeport, CT
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Shorthaul We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up to 10...
Posted 20 hours ago
Heartland Express - Hartford, CT
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Shorthaul We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up to 10...
Posted 20 hours ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Danbury, CT
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 6 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Norwalk, CT
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 6 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Hartford, CT
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 6 days ago
Roadrunner Transportation Systems - Bridgeport, CT
CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities CDL-A Company Truck Drivers - Truckload Opportunities Roadrunner Offers: NEW PAY INCREASE - Company Drivers at Big Rock make $.50/Mile! Earn Up to...
Posted 6 days ago
Heartland Express - Greenwich, CT
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: 48 States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so you can start earning the paycheck you deserve! We offer starting pay up...
Posted 20 hours ago
Heartland Express - Waterbury, CT
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up...
Posted 20 hours ago
Heartland Express - Danbury, CT
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up...
Posted 20 hours ago
Heartland Express - New haven, CT
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Atlantic Shorthaul We recently raised driver pay across all divisions so start earning the pay you deserve. We also offer starting pay up to 10...
Posted 20 hours ago
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