If you’re looking for jobs for truckers, hazmat and tanker endorsements can greatly improve your access to opportunities. Plus, drivers with these endorsements typically get higher pay rates when working in roles that require the capabilities. As a result, it can be an excellent boost to your career.
While you may worry that job opportunities in this arena could be few and far between, that simply isn’t the case. If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, here are some hazmat and tanker positions that you could potentially snag right now.
Class A Hazmat Tanker Truck Driver – Oceanside and Santa Fe Springs, CA
A yard in Oceanside and in Santa Fe Springs is looking for Class A drivers with hazmat and tanker endorsements. The role involves two daily runs between the facilities, with start times beginning at around 11:00 pm for either starting city (though other shifts are available at Santa Fe Springs). That allows you to come home between shifts. Plus, it’s a great fit for any driver looking for something other than a day shift.
When it comes to compensation, the pay rate begins at $27 per hour, and overtime is available if you want to boost your earnings. Additionally, you might qualify for a $1,000 bonus. You’ll need two full years of experience during the last three years, along with no automatic restrictions if you want to be considered, so keep that in mind.
Class A Hazmat Driver – Riverside, CA
If you prefer working nights and have a CDL A with a hazmat endorsement, this could be a great option. A Riverside yard is seeking a full-time driver with one year of Class A experience in the past three years, no automatic transmission restrictions, and a hazmat endorsement.
The role involves local deliveries, including offloading and pallet breakdowns. In this position, you’ll earn $30 per hour starting. Plus, you can get access to overtime, along with a potential $1,000 bonus.
Class B or C Hazmat Truck Driver – Santa Fe Springs, CA
A yard in Santa Fe Springs needs truck drivers. For the Class B position, an existing hazmat endorsement is a must. For the Class C role, you must acquire a hazmat endorsement within 90 days if you don’t currently possess one.
The job involves local deliveries and pickups, including offloading using pallet jacks. You’ll need to be comfortable driving sprinter vans or bobtails, and at least one year of bobtail experience within the last three years is a must. The pay rate starts at $19 to $22 per hour, depending on the existing license. Plus, overtime is often available, and you may qualify for a $1,000 bonus.
Class A Truck Driver – Smyrna, TN
If you have at least one year of Class A experience in the last five years, a hazmat endorsement, and no automatic transmission restrictions, this position could be for you. The pay rate starts at $27 per hour, and you start each workday at 3:00 pm, making this a great option for anyone not interested in a traditional day shift. You may also qualify for a $1,000 bonus, too.
Ultimately, if you’re looking for jobs for truckers, having a hazmat and tanker endorsement makes a difference. If you’d like to learn more about the opportunities above or are interested in other kinds of truck driving positions, the team at PTS wants to hear from you. Contact us today.