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:

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

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J.B. Hunt - 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 13 days ago
J.B. Hunt - 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 13 days ago
J&R Schugel - Storrs Mansfield, CT
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 17 hours ago
Montgomery Transport - CT
Connecticut Flatbedders: Truck driving jobs are available in your area! Montgomery Transport offers experienced drivers serious earnings & weekend home time. Come drive with one of the nation’s leading flatbed carriers today! Montgomery...
Posted 14 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 13 days ago
J&R Schugel - Hartford , CT
Compensation: J&R Schugel Trucking has a top pay of $0.42 / mile for Dry Van and Refrigerated. Solo Drivers: All incoming new drivers:  $0.36/mile Starting Pay Raises of ½ cent per mile will be...
Posted 8 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers to join their national fleet in Connecticut.  Crete Carrier...
Posted 14 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers to join their national fleet in Connecticut.  Crete Carrier...
Posted 14 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers to join their national fleet in Connecticut. On...
Posted 14 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - Bridgeport, CT
At Shaffer Trucking, all roads lead to home. We understand the importance of your home time, which is why we are now hiring for our Northeast Regional Fleet in Bridgeport,...
Posted 21 hours ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
At Shaffer Trucking, all roads lead to home. We understand the importance of your home time, which is why we are now hiring for our Northeast Regional Fleet in Connecticut....
Posted 21 hours ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road truck drivers to join their national fleet in Connecticut. On this...
Posted 22 hours ago
Shaffer Trucking - Bridgeport, CT
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 Bridgeport,...
Posted 5 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
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 Connecticut....
Posted 5 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers to join their national fleet in Connecticut. On...
Posted 12 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - CT
Experience the open road and earn top pay while doing it.  Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers in Connecticut to join their national fleet.  On this fleet,...
Posted 7 days ago
Covenant Transport - CT
Experienced Covenant Transport teams receive 52-56 CPM It pays to team up at Covenant Transport, where experienced team truck drivers earn 52-56 CPM to run OTR freight! Our teams are GUARANTEED...
Posted 17 hours ago
Covenant Transport - CT
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 17 hours ago
Jagtrux, Inc - CT
We have an immediate need for East Coast Regional drivers. Main shippers are drop and hook. No touch freight. Drivers out during the week home every weekend. Jagtrux is a family...
Posted 7 days ago
C.R. England - Waterbury, CT
Hiring Class A Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Lanes! If you are looking for a set route, then look no further. A Dedicated Lane is right for you! As a...
Posted 14 days ago
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