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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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 6 days ago
Swift Transportation - CT
Join Swift’s Driving Force. Swift values the years of experience under your belt and wants you to join the most powerful fleet on the road. To be a powerful force, you...
Posted 6 days ago
Swift Transportation - CT
Join Swift’s Driving Force. Swift values the years of experience under your belt and wants you to join the most powerful fleet on the road. To be a powerful force, you...
Posted 6 days ago
Swift Transportation - CT
Join Swift’s Driving Force. Swift values the years of experience under your belt and wants you to join the most powerful fleet on the road. To be a powerful force, you...
Posted 6 days ago
Swift Transportation - CT
Join Swift’s Driving Force. Swift values the years of experience under your belt and wants you to join the most powerful fleet on the road. To be a powerful force, you...
Posted 4 days ago
Swift Transportation - CT
Join Swift’s Driving Force. Swift values the years of experience under your belt and wants you to join the most powerful fleet on the road. To be a powerful force, you...
Posted 4 days ago
Swift Transportation - CT
Join Swift’s Driving Force. Swift values the years of experience under your belt and wants you to join the most powerful fleet on the road. To be a powerful force, you...
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - New London, CT
Class A CDL Solo Driver needed for local runs with daily home time in Devens, MA. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits starting immediately. Recent CDL A driving
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Dedicated Services, Inc. - Hartford, CT
Class A CDL Solo Driver needed for local runs with daily home time in Devens, MA. Comprehensive benefit package and 401(k) offered with benefits starting immediately. Recent CDL A driving
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - CT
Start Here, Stay Here. Call for details! 866-906-7461 A career, not just a job. Congratulations - you’ve made the first step! With our tuition reimbursement program, we will help cover the cost of...
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - CT
Start Here, Stay Here. At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your team needs. What else? Call for details! 866-230-4174 Lease Purchase Also Available: 866-308-7316 High Miles – High Pay! Lead Drivers...
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - CT
Start Here, Stay Here. At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your team needs. What else? Call for details! 866-230-4174 Lease Purchase Also Available: 866-308-7316 High Miles – High Pay! Lead Drivers...
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - CT
Start Here, Stay Here.  Recent Graduates - Tuition Reimbursement! Experienced - Earn more as a Lead Driver and Train your own partner! Students - Sponsored Class CDL A with job placement! Military Veterans -...
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - CT
Start Here, Stay Here. Call for details! 866-906-7461 A career, not just a job. Congratulations - you’ve made the first step! With our tuition reimbursement program, we will help cover the cost of...
Posted 4 days ago
CRST Expedited - CT
Start Here, Stay Here.  Recent Graduates - Tuition Reimbursement! Experienced - Earn more as a Lead Driver and Train your own partner! Students - Sponsored Class CDL A with job placement! Military Veterans -...
Posted 4 days ago
TransAm Trucking - , CT
Want to take your truck driving business to the next level? TransAm Trucking, a leading refrigerated carrier, is currently seeking long-haul partnerships with CDL-A owner operators!   Owner Operator Advantages: 84 CPM loaded...
Posted 6 days ago
TransAm Trucking - , CT
Long-haul career opportunities with better pay & benefits!   NOW HIRING at TransAm Trucking – an industry-leading refrigerated carrier. We’re seeking company CDL-A truck drivers for long-haul opportunities! We offer every advantage you...
Posted 6 days ago
Triple D Supply - CT
Triple D Supply LLC is looking for qualified candidates for an OTR Long Haul position in our Refrigerated Division. If you want an opportunity to operate new equipment, and get...
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - CT
Triple D Supply LLC is looking for qualified candidates for an OTR Long Haul position in our Refrigerated Division. If you want an opportunity to operate new equipment, and get...
Posted 6 days ago
Triple D Supply - CT
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 3 days ago
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