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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Western Express - New Haven, CT
Truck Driver - High Paying Flatbed $85k/year!Paid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity! Class A CDL Truck Drivers. ...
Posted 6 days ago
Western Express - Danbury, CT
CDL A Truck Driver - Flatbed - EARN TOP PAY $85,000/yr or MorePaid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity!...
Posted 3 hours ago
Western Express - Bridgeport, CT
CDL A Truck Driver - Flatbed - EARN TOP PAY $85,000/yr or MorePaid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity!...
Posted 3 hours ago
Western Express - Norwich, CT
CDL A Truck Driver - Flatbed - EARN TOP PAY $85,000/yr or MorePaid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity!...
Posted 3 hours ago
Western Express - Waterbury, CT
Truck Driver - High Paying Flatbed $85k/year!Paid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity! Class A CDL Truck Drivers. ...
Posted 3 hours ago
Western Express - New London, CT
Truck Driver - High Paying Flatbed $85k/year!Paid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity! Class A CDL Truck Drivers. ...
Posted 3 hours ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - CT
Solo drivers earn $82,000 + 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 Contribution from Day 1, Blue...
Posted 1 day ago
Western Express - Canaan, CT
Truck Driver - High Paying Flatbed $85k/year!Paid Vacation & Excellent Benefits. Also Hiring Entry Level!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-868-5713Welcome to the Land of Opportunity! Class A CDL Truck Drivers. ...
Posted 3 hours 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 Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross...
Posted 4 days ago
J.B. Hunt - CT
Run in ONLY CT, NJ, & NY Only | $1,250 Per Week Average 6 Months of tractor trailer experience is required Call For all information: 1-844-886-1053 Dedicated run available.  Drivers are running no-touch loads from...
Posted 4 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!  ...
Posted 2 days ago
Crete Carrier - CT
About Crete Carrier Over the past 50 years, Crete Carrier has become one of the nation’s largest, privately owned trucking companies in the industry. Along with sister company, Shaffer Trucking, and...
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!  ...
Posted 5 days ago
Zenith Global Logistics - New Haven, CT
Zenith Global Logistics specializes in logistics for home furnishings.  We currently have immediate openings for experienced Regional drivers based inNew Haven, Connecticut. If you’re an experienced, safety-oriented regional driver looking...
Posted 6 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 5 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 5 days ago
Crete Carrier - CT
Thank you for your interest in a Company Driver Dry Van driving job in Connecticut for Crete Carrier. Love the open road?  Crete Carrier has the perfect opportunity for you!   Benefits of Joining...
Posted 4 days ago
Crete Carrier - New Haven, CT
Experience Top Pay as a team driver in New Haven, Connecticut at Crete! Crete Carrier is hiring team drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, expect to be...
Posted 4 days ago
Crete Carrier - CT
Experience Top Pay as a team driver in Connecticut at Crete! Crete Carrier is hiring team drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, expect to be out 4-5...
Posted 4 days ago
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