Truck Driving Jobs in Louisiana

Being a company driver is the perfect job for those who are fresh out of driving school, it allows you to experience all aspects of the truck driving industry to see which angle fits you! Truck driving jobs in Louisiana are rewarding, generously paid, and offer many chances to see the open road and beautiful landmarks. While seeking a truck driving job in Louisiana keep in mind the opportunity to visit French Quarter, the Marti Gras Tour, Avery Island and many more! Truck driving companies across the nation are vigorously searching 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.

What to expect in a Louisiana truck-driving job

Truck driving jobs in Louisiana will increase over the next decade as the demand also 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. 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. Truck driving jobs in Louisiana 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.

However, stay 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 worked for must provide a DOT report from either human resources or the safety department. Trucking companies looking 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 Louisiana truck driving job.

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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Swift Transportation - LA
Drivers: Receive Paid Training for Recent CDL Grads & Job Placement with Swift! Call now for details!   Have you graduated with your Class-A CDL License but lack the EXPERIENCE to land a...
Posted 7 days ago
Arnold Transportation Services - Shreveport, LA
Company Driver Opportunities Available!At Arnold Transportation, we understand the connection between our freight and our drivers' success. We know that it goes beyond simply extending great pay to our drivers....
Posted 1 day ago
J.B. Hunt - Lafayette, LA
Run Dedicated Loads For One Customer Get Home Weekly: Call: 1-844-886-1053 3 months of tractor trailer experience required. We are currently hiring drivers for a dedicated regional account that will get drivers home weekly....
Posted 2 days ago
J.B. Hunt - West Monroe, LA
Run Dedicated Loads For One Customer Get Home Weekly: Call: 1-844-886-1053 3 months of tractor trailer experience required. We are currently hiring drivers for a dedicated regional account that will get drivers home weekly....
Posted 2 days ago
Paschall Truck Lines Inc - New Iberia, LA
Truck Driver - Earn Top Pay & Ownership in the Company!Sign On Bonus & 100% Owned - Earn Retirement For Your Future!Don't Wait, Call Now! 877-898-1599Join the PTL team today...
Posted 12 days ago
Transport National - LA
We are a specialized carrier with an established specialized freight base and a reputation for delivering excellent customer service.  Our Drivers are individuals; a name not a number AND a...
Posted 7 days ago
Transport National - LA
Ask us about our $1000 weekly guarantee and bonus opportunity! We are a specialized carrier with an established specialized freight base and a reputation for delivering excellent customer service.  Our Drivers...
Posted 6 days ago
Transport National - LA
Ask us about our $1000 weekly guarantee and bonus opportunity! We are a specialized carrier with an established specialized freight base and a reputation for delivering excellent customer service.  Our Drivers...
Posted 3 days ago
TMC Transportation - LA
TMC Transportation, an Employee Owned company, is the industry’s premier flatbed carrier with over 40 years in the industry. Drivers with our company are proud of our signature late model,...
Posted 8 days ago
Werner Enterprises - LA
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in Louisiana. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 3 days ago
Triple D Supply - LA
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 9 days ago
Off-Spec Solutions, LLC - LA
Over the Road Position 54 Cents Per Mile Off-Spec Solutions is a locally owned and operated trucking company that is looking to add only the best Full and Part time OTR...
Posted 3 days ago
Arnold Transportation Services - Mansfield, LA
Company Driver Opportunities Available!At Arnold Transportation, we understand the connection between our freight and our drivers' success. We know that it goes beyond simply extending great pay to our drivers....
Posted 1 day ago
Off-Spec Solutions, LLC - LA
Over the Road Position 54 Cents Per Mile Off-Spec Solutions is a locally owned and operated trucking company that is looking to add only the best Full and Part time OTR...
Posted 3 days ago
Werner Enterprises - LA
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Louisiana. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 3 days ago
Averitt Express - Saint Rose, LA
Are you ready to put your CDL-A to work all while getting home every night to your friends & family? Look no further, Averitt's looking for City drivers who will...
Posted 2 days ago
Averitt Express - Shreveport, LA
Now hiring Experienced Team Drivers! Why Choose Averitt: - Leading transportation provider since 1971 - Modern, well-maintained equipment - Safely park at more than 100 Averitt facilities, many with on-duty security, fuel pumps, showers,...
Posted 1 day ago
Crete Carrier - New Orleans, LA
Looking for a regional fleet that gives you options?  Crete Carrier just announced their new Southeast Regional fleet.  On this fleet, you have your choice of home times!  Choose to...
Posted 13 days ago
Crete Carrier - Baton Rouge, LA
Looking for a regional fleet that gives you options?  Crete Carrier just announced their new Southeast Regional fleet.  On this fleet, you have your choice of home times!  Choose to...
Posted 13 days ago
Werner Enterprises - LA
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Bulk Company Drivers in Louisiana. New Pay Packages - Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonuses available (available in certain areas) and accounts  available to get you home...
Posted 7 days ago
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