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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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 8 days ago
J.B. Hunt - Dayville, 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 8 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day ago
NAPA Transportation - CT
Join the NAPA Team and get the driving job you deserve! Our freight works for our drivers, not our drivers for the freight. With NAPA Transportation  Choose your home time-Most of...
Posted 7 days ago
NAPA Transportation - CT
Join the NAPA Team and get the driving job you deserve! Our freight works for our drivers, not our drivers for the freight. With NAPA Transportation  Choose your home time-Most of...
Posted 7 days ago
Triple D Supply - CT
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 APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 1 day 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 5 days ago
Elite Carriers - CT
Seeking Over The Road Dry Van Company Drivers in Connecticut! Elite Carriers LLC is committed to outstanding customer service and driver safety. From the drivers to the maintenance shop and office, Elite Carriers...
Posted 7 days ago
Veriha Trucking Inc - CT
Veriha Trucking is looking for CLASS-A CDL Drivers for their 5 Days Out / 2 Home Routes in Connecticut! Home Time: 48 hours per week - guaranteed! PAY & BENEFITS Earn up to $60,000...
Posted 7 days ago
Veriha Trucking Inc - Hartford, CT
Veriha Trucking is looking for CLASS-A CDL Drivers for their 5 Days Out / 2 Home Routes in Hartford, Connecticut! Home Time: 48 hours per week - guaranteed! PAY & BENEFITS Earn up to...
Posted 7 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 7 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 6 days ago
Crete Carrier - CT
Join the Crete Carrier family!  Crete Carrier is actively seeking professional Dry Van truck drivers near Connecticut to join their national over the road fleet.  On this fleet, you can...
Posted 7 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 2 days ago
Carlisle Carrier Corp. - CT
We are a Upper Northeast Regional Truckload carrier and focus our service on palletized groceries delivering to and from grocery warehouses or distribution centers. We provide the final, critical supply...
Posted 7 days ago
Werner Enterprises - CT
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Connecticut. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!   Wear Blue...
Posted 6 days ago
Werner Enterprises - CT
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in Connecticut. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!   Wear Blue...
Posted 3 days ago
Werner Enterprises - CT
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Connecticut. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!   Wear Blue...
Posted 3 days ago
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