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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Benore Logistic Systems, Inc. is a full 3PL company servicing fortune 500 companies. Based in Michigan, where the Benore Family started their business, the company has grown with locations now...
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Mesilla Valley Transportation - KY
$7,500 Sign-On Bonus* | Regional or OTR | The Best Equipment | Flexible Home Time Mesilla Valley Transportation the leader #1 in fuel performance is hiring Regional & OTR Truck Drivers. Mesilla...
Posted 1 day ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - KY
Mesilla Valley Transportationis one of the largest trucking companies in Southern Texas and New Mexico. We are dedicated in giving our drivers the largest number of miles and a flexible...
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Mesilla Valley Transportation - KY
Mesilla Valley Transportationis one of the largest trucking companies in Southern Texas and New Mexico. We are dedicated in giving our drivers the largest number of miles and a flexible...
Posted 1 day ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - KY
OTR truck driving jobs available! Top-paying fuel bonuses and more at Mesilla Valley Transportation! One of the largest locally-owned transportation providers in Western Texas and New Mexico has current openings for OTR,...
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Mesilla Valley Transportation - KY
OTR truck driving jobs available in the Western United States Top-paying fuel bonuses and more at Mesilla Valley Transportation! One of the largest locally-owned transportation providers in Western Texas and New Mexico...
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Mesilla Valley Transportation - KY
OTR truck driving jobs available in the Western United States Top-paying fuel bonuses and more at Mesilla Valley Transportation! One of the largest locally-owned transportation providers in Western Texas and New Mexico...
Posted 1 day ago
Crete Carrier - London, KY
Love the open road?  Crete Carrier has the perfect opportunity for you!  Crete is currently seeking professional truck drivers near London, Kentucky to join their over the road national fleet. ...
Posted 14 days ago
Crete Carrier - London, KY
Love the open road?  Crete Carrier has the perfect opportunity for you near London, Kentucky!  Crete is currently seeking professional truck drivers to join their over the road national fleet. ...
Posted 13 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - KY
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers to join their national fleet in Kentucky.  Crete Carrier...
Posted 6 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - Owensboro, KY
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Owensboro, Kentucky as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1,...
Posted 8 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - KY
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Reefer truck drivers to join their national fleet in Kentucky. On...
Posted 5 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - KY
TEAM Drivers- $0.61 ALL MILES- Hazmat loads = $0.65/mi At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue...
Posted 10 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - Lexington, KY
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Lexington, Kentucky as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1,...
Posted 8 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - KY
Regional Company Drivers in Kentucky are home every weekend!! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross...
Posted 8 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - KY
Earn more with Barr-Nunn in Kentucky as a Company Driver Today! At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue...
Posted 8 days ago
Crete Carrier - Owensboro, KY
Love the open road?  Crete Carrier has the perfect opportunity for you near Owensboro, Kentucky!  Crete is currently seeking professional truck drivers to join their over the road national fleet. ...
Posted 13 days ago
Werner Enterprises - KY
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in Kentucky. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 6 days ago
Werner Enterprises - KY
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in Kentucky. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 5 days ago
Werner Enterprises - KY
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Kentucky. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 6 days ago
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