Truck Driving Jobs in Tennessee

Truck driving jobs in Tennessee offer a great amount of diversity alongside the chance to see notable attractions. While looking for truck driving jobs in Tennessee keep in mind being able to see places such as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Elvis Presley’s Graceland, and Dollywood to name a few! Trucking companies across the country are constantly seeking drivers 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 Tennessee truck-driving job

Truck driving jobs in Tennessee 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. While working for a large truck driving company you may also be given the flexibility to switch the type of driving run, if desired. For example, if a driver has been doing local runs for a few years but desires to go over-the-road; that driver just needs to apply for the position, no need for getting a company driving job elsewhere. Tennessee truck driving jobs 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 job as a driver in Tennessee.

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 in Tennessee, 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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Butler Transport - TN
At Butler Transport we believe our Driver Associates are truly our most valuable asset and it shows in everything we do.  In fact, for over 25 years now, Butler Transport's slogan...
Posted 12 days ago
Paschall Truck Lines Inc - Lewisburg, TN
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 5 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Nashville, TN
Position: Forward Air Solutions (FAS), a Forward Air Company, is seeking Local Straight Truck Company Drivers to run customer to customer local pick-up and delivery in and around Nashville, TN; Class...
Posted 12 days ago
Forward Air Transportation Services - Hendersonville, TN
Position: Forward Air Solutions (FAS), a Forward Air Company, is seeking Local Straight Truck Company Drivers to run customer to customer local pick-up and delivery in and around Nashville, TN; Class...
Posted 12 days ago
Volunteer Express - Johnson City, TN
You’ve seen our trucks – now it’s time you know more about Volunteer Express. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, we have a reputation for putting our drivers first and have done...
Posted 11 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Nashville, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Chattanooga, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Chattanooga, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Clarksville, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Nashville, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Gallatin, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Knoxville, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Memphis, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Spring Hill, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Cookeville, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Clarksville, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Barr-Nunn Transportation - TN
TEAM Drivers- $0.64 ALL MILES- Hazmat loads= $0.68/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 Cross...
Posted 3 days ago
Star Transportation, Inc. - Memphis, TN
Dedicated truck driving jobs with high miles & weekly home time. That’s Star power, dedicated to you! Star Transportation is now hiring experienced Class-A CDL truck drivers for career opportunities in our...
Posted 6 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - TN
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road Dry Van truck drivers to join their national fleet in Tennessee....
Posted 4 days ago
Shaffer Trucking - Nashville, TN
Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road truck drivers to join their national fleet in Nashville, Tennessee. On...
Posted 4 days ago
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