Truck Drivers Jobs in Kentucky

Truck driving jobs in Kentucky are extremely gratifying, pay generously, and offer many great chances to see the open road and check out the scenes. 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 best for you! While searching for truck driving jobs in Kentucky keep in mind being able to also visit Mammoth Cave National Park, the Kentucky Horse Park, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, and much more! Trucking companies across the nation are vigorously searching 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 Kentucky truck-driving job

Be conscious that the background checks can be very time consuming. Previous employment must be verified along with your driving record from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Additionally, each company you have worked for needs to provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Companies seeking to hire drivers also need to be aware that they will most likely have to undergo a physical exam prior to driving. All of these things could take a few weeks from the day you apply until you are offered a Kentucky trucking driving job.

Trucking jobs in Kentucky 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. The salary of a company driver can range anywhere from $40,000 to upwards of $70,000 a year, 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. Larger companies also give drivers the freedom to switch the type of run they want to do. For example, a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but is ready to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, they do not need to seek employment elsewhere.

Benefits of a Company Driver

  • 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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Forward Air Transportation Services - West point, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Shelbyville, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
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Forward Air Transportation Services - Pikeville, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Owensboro, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - La grange, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Jeffersonville, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Elizabethtown, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Bowling green, KY
Division Overview: TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes...
Posted 1 day ago
Buchheit Logistics, Inc. - Paducah, KY
Are you looking to join an organization with a superior reputation? At Buchheit Logistics, we stand committed, as a team, to ensure that our customers are happy, and that their products...
Posted 7 days ago
Venture Logistics Inc. - Bowling Green, KY
COMPANY DRIVERS AND OWNER OPERATORS GENEROUS SIGN-ON BONUS! Midwest/Southeast Only Home Every Weekend Pet and Rider Policy Repeat Lanes Dry Vans No Touch Freight OWNER OPERATOR BENEFITS Get Paid Based on Mileage or a Percentage - Driver's Choice COMPANY DRIVERS...
Posted 18 hours ago
Venture Logistics Inc. - Elizabethtown, KY
COMPANY DRIVERS AND OWNER OPERATORS GENEROUS SIGN-ON BONUS! Midwest/Southeast Only Home Every Weekend Pet and Rider Policy Repeat Lanes Dry Vans No Touch Freight OWNER OPERATOR BENEFITS Get Paid Based on Mileage or a Percentage - Driver's Choice COMPANY DRIVERS...
Posted 18 hours ago
Venture Logistics Inc. - Louisville, KY
COMPANY DRIVERS AND OWNER OPERATORS GENEROUS SIGN-ON BONUS! Midwest/Southeast Only Home Every Weekend Pet and Rider Policy Repeat Lanes Dry Vans No Touch Freight OWNER OPERATOR BENEFITS Get Paid Based on Mileage or a Percentage - Driver's Choice COMPANY DRIVERS...
Posted 18 hours ago
USA Truck - MAPLE MOUNT, KY
Teams & Solo CDL-A Drivers - NEW Pay Increase! Teams & Solo CDL-A Drivers - NEW Pay Increase! Respect: A Foundation We’re Built On We know what’s important to CDL-A drivers. Time,...
Posted 9 months ago
deBoer Transportation - Lexington, KY
Want More? Try deBoer! deBoer is looking for CDL Class A drivers for a NIGHT DRIVING position. Predictable regional driving mode. Balanced time at home. Solid miles with competitive pay...
Posted 6 days ago
Rev Hoopes Trucking, LLC. - KY
WE ARE HIRING PROFESSIONAL CLASS-A DRIVERS! Rev Hoopes Trucking is seeking professional, qualified Class A CDL drivers. With higher than average industry pay and benefits ranging from paid holidays, vacations, health...
Posted 23 hours ago
Rev Hoopes Trucking, LLC. - KY
WE ARE HIRING PROFESSIONAL CLASS-A DRIVERS! Rev Hoopes Trucking is seeking professional, qualified Class A CDL drivers. With higher than average industry pay and benefits ranging from paid holidays, vacations, health...
Posted 23 hours ago
Rev Hoopes Trucking, LLC. - KY
WE ARE HIRING PROFESSIONAL CLASS-A DRIVERS! Rev Hoopes Trucking is seeking professional, qualified Class A CDL drivers. With higher than average industry pay and benefits ranging from paid holidays, vacations, health...
Posted 23 hours ago
Crete Carrier - Lexington, KY
Crete Carrier is currently hiring professional Dry Van truck drivers near Lexington, Kentucky to join our Midwest Regional Fleet.  As a driver on this fleet, you will primarily operate in a five...
Posted 7 days ago
Heartland Express - Hopkinsville, KY
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Ohio Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent home...
Posted 6 days ago
Heartland Express - Henderson, KY
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | Ohio Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent home...
Posted 6 days ago
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