CDL-A Over The Road Truck Driver Job
Earn at least $1,150 per week guaranteed
Average 62 cpm with Marten’s Exclusive Pay Boosters
Start driving with a company that gives you more. At Marten, we are committed to getting you more home time & more pay! Drive OTR at Marten and earn at least $1,150 a week and choose from a variety of home time options! Plus, earn an extra $6,000 a year with immediate detention pay on this route!
With Marten’s Exclusive Pay Boosters, drivers average 62 cpm – including detention pay, inclement weather pay, stop pay, breakdown pay, and more – all starting the second you stop!
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Truck Driver Benefits:
- $1,150 per week minimum pay guarantee
- Average 62 cpm*
- Up to 3,200 miles per week
- Variety of home time options**
- Exclusive Pay Boosters
- Immediate Detention Pay
- Inclement Weather Pay
- Mileage, safety, and referral bonuses
- Breakdown and extra stop pay
- Multiple bonus opportunities
- Paid Orientation
- Late-model equipment with APUs – average 2 years or newer
- Marten is a TOP PAY Certified Carrier
Truck Driver Qualifications:
- Current CDL-A
- At least 22 years of age
- Minimum 1 year recent CDL A driving experience
* The CPM represents the total you can earn after all of the Marten extras are added (detention pay, breakdown pay, safety bonus, mileage bonus etc.)
** Home time and pay may vary by hiring area and specific route details – ask a recruiter for details
REF: Marten OTR
The information below provides insight into how working as a Company Driver may meet your expected lifestyle, work into your long-term career plans, and provide the working environment you seek.
What is Company Driver?
Company Drivers are employed by specific companies that maintain its own fleet of trucks. Company Drivers are can be separated into 2 categories: (1) drivers working for trucking carriers that exist for the sole purpose of transporting freight of others, or (2) drivers working for companies that carry its own freight to support its own company’s product or service. Company drivers are in high demand, particular among large carriers.
What are some personal characteristics helpful for Company Drivers?
Aside from the personal characteristics needed to be a good truck driver, a Company Driver can be representing a company with thousands of workers in the US and internationally. Therefore, it is helpful for a Company Driver to keep a happy, helpful demeanor both to the general public and customers. Likewise, reliability, honesty, integrity, and self-motivation is necessary since you won’t have anyone looking over your shoulder or directing your every move. No one will tell you when to get out of bed in the morning or when to take a break or stop driving for the day (except the NMCSA, of course!).
For additional information about Company Drivers, including what is a Company Driver, pathways to securing a driving job, financial investment requirements, personal characteristics, average salaries and compensation structures of Company Drivers, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.
Different types of materials require different types of trailers, and each type of trailer offers drivers its own challenges. Therefore, it is important to understand what is required to not only drive your truck and your freight, but the trailer you are pulling as well.
What is Dry Van hauling?
Dry vans are likely the most basic type of trailer in the industry and the type beginning drivers are likely haul upon gaining their first jobs. A dry van is normally a 53-foot box-like trailers loaded with non-perishable good (think of the historical term of “dry goods store,” and the type of products they sold).
What are requirements necessary to haul dry van equipment?
Typically, dry vans can be hauled by anyone holding the appropriate classification of CDL.
What endorsements are need for dry van hauling?
If the cargo is considered hazardous or includes hazardous materials, an (H), Hazardous Materials, or (X), Hazardous Materials/Tanker endorsement is needed.
For more information about Dry Van Hauling, including what type of companies hire, job requirements, compensation structures, what endorsements are needed, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.