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Job Title: Long Haul Truck Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced Long Haul Truck Driver to transport goods across the country. The ideal candidate will have a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) and a clean driving record. They should also have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently.


  • Transport goods from one location to another across the country
  • Ensure the safe and timely delivery of goods
  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries and pickups
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle
  • Communicate with dispatchers, other drivers, and customers as needed
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations
  • Report any accidents or incidents to the appropriate authorities


  • Valid commercial driver's license (CDL)
  • Clean driving record
  • At least 2 years of experience as a long haul truck driver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good physical condition
  • Willingness to work long hours and travel extensively


  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for advancement

About Our Company:

We are a leading transportation company that specializes in long haul trucking. Our mission is to provide our customers with safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services. We value our employees and are committed to providing them with a supportive and rewarding work environment.

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