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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Paschall Truck Lines Inc - Shreveport, LA
Truck Driver - No Experience Needed & Sign-On Bonus!Earn More Starting OutDon't Wait, Call Now! 888-758-9047There's no better place to start your truck driving career, because at PTL you don't...
Posted 6 days ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - LA
CDL A Drivers | OTR Team or Solo | The Best Equipment | Flexible Home Time Mesilla Valley Transportation the leader #1 in fuel performance is hiring Regional & OTR Truck Drivers....
Posted 2 days ago
Triple D Supply - Shreveport, 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 Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 5 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 24 hours ago
Triple D Supply - New Orleans, LA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - Shreveport, LA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - New Orleans, 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 Benefits of driving for Triple D: Saftey bonus Referral Bonus Mileage Bonus Fuel Bonus $1000 Dollar
Posted 5 days ago
Triple D Supply - LA
Teams with 2 years OTR experience 50 Cents per mile  Assigned Truck and Dispatcher Sign-on bonus Profit Sharing Flexible Home Time APPLY NOW or call a recruiter today!
Posted 5 days ago
Crete Carrier - Baton Rouge, LA
You asked, and we listened!  Drivers can now be home more often thanks to Crete Carrier’s new, dedicated fleet.  Professional truck drivers on this fleet will run primarily between Zachary,...
Posted 5 days ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - LA
Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest trucking companies in Western Texas and Southern New Mexico. We are a 48 state motor carrier with unlimited work opportunities. MVT has...
Posted 2 days ago
Werner Enterprises - LA
Werner is seeking qualified Dry Van Company Drivers in Louisiana. New Pay Packages - Sign-on Bonuses available (on select accounts) and accounts  available to get you home daily or weekly!  ...
Posted 6 days ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - LA
CDL A Drivers | OTR Team or Solo | The Best Equipment | Flexible Home Time Mesilla Valley Transportation the leader #1 in fuel performance is hiring Regional & OTR Truck Drivers....
Posted 2 days ago
Mesilla Valley Transportation - LA
Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest trucking companies in Western Texas and Southern New Mexico. We are a 48 state motor carrier with unlimited work opportunities. MVT has...
Posted 2 days ago
Arnold Transportation Services - Taft, LA
We have Increased Our Orientation Pay and Our Assurance Pay Package! * Super Regional Drivers will now receive Assurance PAY of $1,000.00, Earn up to $0.48 CPM and get home every other weekend for 48...
Posted 1 day ago
Devall Trucking, Inc - LA
OTR Flatbed Postion paid 50cpm home every to weeks or sooner depending on area you live in. 
Posted 5 days ago
Devall Trucking, Inc - LA
OTR Flatbed Postion paid 50cpm home every to weeks or sooner depending on area you live in. 
Posted 5 days ago
Devall Trucking, Inc - LA
OTR Flatbed Postion paid 50cpm home every to weeks or sooner depending on area you live in. 
Posted 5 days ago
Crete Carrier - LA
You told us you would like more home time, so we put our team to work to get you just that! Crete Carrier is now hiring Dry Van professional truck...
Posted 5 days ago
Covenant Transport - LA
Experienced Covenant Transport teams receive 52-56 CPM It pays to team up at Covenant Transport, where experienced team truck drivers earn 52-56 CPM to run OTR freight! Our teams are GUARANTEED...
Posted 21 hours ago
CFI - LA
CFI is looking for experienced regional truck drivers. Our regional drivers get the advantages of reliable home time, consistent freight and a competitive pay package. Our regional services are an essential part...
Posted 2 days ago
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