Transport America Corporation

Transport America is hiring Recent Driving School Graudates

Transport America Corporation is hiring
recent driving school graduates

Do you have a CDL but not enough experience to become a successful professional truck driver? Transport America has just the programs you need to establish your career. A student typically advances through the following steps on their way to professional driver status at Transport America:

Student Graduate Steps to Professional Driver Status:

  1. Submit an application to our recruiting office by applying at the bottom of this page or call Donna at 800-571-3165. Please be aware of the strict requirements for employment required by the Department of Transportation.
  2. After being awarded a CDL from a qualified school, a student will be admitted to the Transport America Certified Driver Training Program. This program involves two phases of learning how Transport America operates, learning how our technology operates and to polish your skills.

Transport America Corporation Certified Driver Training Program:

Phase I:  Eleven days in Scottsburg, Indiana that involves orientation and one week of in-house skills training. During this time you will learn how Transport America operates. You will also learn how our technology operates as well as polish your skill.  $500.00 pay for Phase I.

Phase II: Being on the road with a qualified road instructor for approximately four weeks. At which time you will gain the experience and confidence in your driving ability. When both you and your instructor determine that you are ready, you will be released into solo status and qualify for a long career as a Professional driver.  $350.00 per week with trainer.

Earn While You Learn

While you are in training at the Scottsburg training school, Transport America will provide you with room and board. Your recruiter will be happy to share additional information with you about this.

What Can I Expect to Earn?

  • Starting pay - $.29 cpm plus $.03 cpm monthly bonus
  • 6 months - $.33 cpm plus $.03 cpm monthly bonus
  • 1 year - $.355 cpm plus $.03 cpm monthly bonus
  • Teams start at $.36 cpm plus 3 cpm monthly bonus - split
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5000.00
  • Paid loaded or empty
  • Paid Weekly - Direct Deposit available
  • Stop Pay $20
  • Detention pay $16 per hour
  • Referral Bonus of $1500 per person w / 6 months or more experience
  • LD / ULD pay $100 - 92% no touch freight
  • Layover pay $150 / for 24 hours...and more!

    Transport America Corporation Company Driver Benefits

    • $30,000 Life Insurance - no cost
    • Blue Cross / Blue Shield Hospitalization, Dental, Vision & Prescription card all in one package!
    • 401K
    • Paid Vacation

    Transport America is hiring Recent Driving School Graduates

    Transport America Corporation Company Driver Home Time

    • Home weekly in many areas
    • 10-12 days out in other areas, longer if requested by the driver
    • 2500-2700 Average miles
    • Get Home Certificates are issued per quarter. These can be used in addition to regular get home times for special occasions.

    Transport America Corporation Company Driver Requirements

    • 21 years old
    • NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED- You must have graduated from an approved truck driving school
    • No more than 3 moving violations and / or accidents in 3 years
    • No more than 6 jobs in 3 years
    • Some Felonies will NOT be considered, others older than 5 years are case by case
    • Hazmat preferred - but not required
    • Graduates of approved Truck Driving Schools only

    Transport America Corporation Hiring Area

    Transport American is hiring Recent Driving School Graduates from these areas

    Begin an exciting career with one of the industry's best transportation carriers. Click to fill out the Driver work history form. You will be contacted soon!

    or Call Donna  at 800-571-3165