Once you get your commercial drivers license you could be hired to drive for any company that can insure you. The job outlook is always good for a great quality driver. During the time you are attending a certified driver’s training school you will get visits by recruiters and you will be able to submit your applications. If you qualify, any one of the bigger companies will snatch you up and then you will become a trainee at their company. The training time varies by company, but four to six weeks is normal. The pay during that time is low so make sure you plan for that.
Why the big companies, you might wonder and the answer is that they can insure new drivers. If you tried to get a job with a small outfit, chances are they won’t be allowed to hire due to their insurance company refusing to cover you. It’s the rules that they have and they usually require a minimum of two years experience.
The bigger companies are a very good place to learn how to become a great driver and learn the ins and outs of the driving world. The support staffs are normally excellent, but you could end up with a bad apple in the chain of managers and dispatchers. It isn’t that hard to move around to a different company and if you’re not happy at one place then make some calls and submit some applications.
It is an excellent idea for you to get your two years experience before attempting to tell that bad apple what you really think of them. There’ll be time for that later. As mentioned earlier the support staff is usually excellent and you won’t find too many problems.
Once you have your CDL, you will find employment 轎車服務 in many places so apply and if the company can hire you and they have an opening then you have a good chance to get a driving job. The turnover rate in the trucking industry is sort of high and that is why it isn’t too difficult to find a job.
Some people become drivers and shortly thereafter discover that it wasn’t what they thought it might be like. It’s tough on all aspects of your life. Relationships, health, body, mind are all affected in some way.
There are people who think they love to drive and once they get out on the road to make a living driving, they discover that it isn’t so much fun anymore. It is a job where you can make a decent wage and provide for yourself and your family. It is also a rewarding job if you believe in getting paid according to your work instead of how you look.
If you have been in the military you probably seen cases where someone receives a promotion based just on how they look in their uniform and the people actually doing the work that needs to be done get passed over for the promotions. Trucking isn’t like that. You do your job and then the pay and better loads come your way. The bosses are happy when you stay on time, stay accident free and don’t cause trouble and most important is when you make them money.
That is what is meant by getting paid for what you do instead of how you look.