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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J.B. Hunt - Opelousas, LA
GREAT PAY DEDICATED JOB RUN DEDICATED LOADS FOR WORLDS LARGEST RETAILER ONLY 3 MONTHS TRACTOR TRAILER EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED Our dedicated accounts office is hiring drivers with 3 months or more experience to...
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deBoer Transportation - Rayville, LA
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...
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Heartland Express - Bossier city, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | South Central Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent...
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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...
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Heartland Express - Lake charles, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | South Central Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent...
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Heartland Express - New iberia, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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Heartland Express - Bossier city, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Western United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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J.B. Hunt - Lafayette, LA
We Have The Best OTR Job In The OTR Business! J.B. Hunt, one of America’s leading trucking companies, is now hiring truck drivers in Louisiana! Only 3 months of recent tractor...
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Crete Carrier - New Orleans, LA
Join the Crete Carrier family!  Crete Carrier is actively seeking professional Dry Van truck drivers near New Orleans, Louisiana to join their national over the road fleet.  On this fleet,...
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Heartland Express - Baton rouge, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | South Central Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent...
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Heartland Express - New orleans, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Western United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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Heartland Express - Baton rouge, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Western United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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Heartland Express - Alexandria, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Western United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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Heartland Express - Monroe, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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Heartland Express - Lake charles, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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Heartland Express - Kenner, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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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....
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Heartland Express - New iberia, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Western United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
Posted 6 days ago
Heartland Express - Monroe, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | South Central Regional At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates, excellent...
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Heartland Express - Lafayette, LA
HEARTLAND EXPRESS Class A CDL Driver | OTR: Eastern United States At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best resources for success by offering above industry average pay rates,...
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