A Delaware truck driving job is the perfect career for those who are fresh out of driving school, it allows you to experience the multiple aspects of the industry to see which one is right for you and visit delightful landmarks in Delaware. Truck driving jobs in Delaware are rewarding, pay generously, and present the opportunity for sightseeing. While seeking a truck driving job in Delaware keep in mind being able to see Riverfront Wilmington, Winterthur Museum and Garden, Dover International Speedway and many more! Companies throughout the country are always looking for dry van, dry bulk, and reefer drivers; no matter how bad the economy gets there will always be loads that need to be delivered.
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 a company driving job 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 company driving job elsewhere. Truck driving jobs in Delaware 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.
When considering a Delaware truck driving job, 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:
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:
Keep in mind that other certifications may be necessary to haul certain items.
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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