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Job Title: Tractor Trailer Truck Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced Tractor Trailer Truck Driver to transport goods and materials 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 and materials across the country
  • Ensure timely and safe delivery of goods
  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries and pickups
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle
  • Communicate with dispatchers and other team members
  • 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
  • Ability to pass a drug and alcohol test
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Physical ability to load and unload goods
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and travel long distances

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Tractor Trailer Truck Driver
  • Experience with electronic logging devices (ELDs) and GPS systems

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects
  • Ability to climb in and out of the truck cab and trailer
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

Salary and Benefits:

We offer competitive salaries and benefits packages, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Tractor Trailer Truck Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a Tractor Trailer Truck Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Tractor Trailer Truck Driver applicants. Employers posting their Tractor Trailer Truck Driver job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
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What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Tractor Trailer Truck Driver role?
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Is it OK to text Tractor Trailer Truck Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Tractor Trailer Truck Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 127% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Tractor Trailer Truck Driver applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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