Become a Professional

Truck Driver

Need a CDL? 

Take the next step towards your new career with a placement driver program. Make a selection below to begin:

Roadmaster Drivers School

Partner Schools

General Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be 21 years old
  • Have a current Class A CDL
  • Acceptable driving record
  • A recent graduate of a truck driving school or verifiable tractor-trailer experience
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations)
  • Meet all DOT qualifications
  • Pass a DOT physical, including DOT drug screen and company hair follicle testing
  • Acceptable references from past employers

The Werner Advantage

Pay

  • Industry-leading miles
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Potential sign-on bonus
  • Average first year compensation:
    • Solos: $50-$70K
    • Leaders: $60-$100K
    • Teams/Split: $120-$150K

Benefits

  • Rider and pet-friendly
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability
  • Industry-leading 401(k) retirement plan
  • HSA and health programs
  • Paid tolls and fuel cards
  • Tuition reimbursement

Technology & Equipment

  • Leading edge telematics device
  • Collision mitigation technology
  • Truck navigation system
  • 100% trailer tracking
  • Average truck age is 2 years
  • 24hr maintenance assistance
  • Driver portal and app

Career Growth 

  • Opportunities for career growth as a professional driver, including leaders and teams
  • Pay starts day one
  • Industry-leading apprenticeship program
  • Performance-based career track program

Safety

  • Defensive driving training
  • Simulation training program
  • Computer-based training

Have a Question? 

We’re here to answer.

Resources

Driver Portal

Ambassador Portal

Driver Contacts

  • Driver Recruiting – 1.800.346.2818
  • Driver Safety Line – 1.800.331.0361
  • Driver Payroll – 1.800.227.6849
  • Driver Permits – 1.800.228.2137 ext. 6677

FAQ’s

Have questions about CSA regulations, splitting breaks, or something else?

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