Regional CDL Truck Driver - Home Every Week

Join Melton’s premier Oklahoma and Texas regional fleet today and get all the benefits of being a Melton driver with more time at the house!


  • $0.52 cpm - $0.65 cpm – based on experience
  • Home Weekly (Mostly Weekends) - or choose to stay out longer
  • Average 1,750 – 1,850 miles per week
  • Runs in OK, TX, AR, and LA
  • Apprenticeships and OJT Program
  • $2,500 Supplemental Pay for ALL incoming drivers!
  • $100 Tarp Pay
  • Excellent Benefits – Medical, Dental, 401k, Telemedicine, and More
  • Late-Model Equipment 
  • 24/7 Driver Support
  • Flexible OTR Hometime – Bank Unlimited Days!
  • Qualifying Veterans Can Earn Up to $26,814 Within Your 1st 24 months
  • No Touch Freight
  • 68 MPH Trucks


Paid Training:


Drivers will be placed in a customized on the job training program based on their experience. 

Pay Information:

  • 0-5 months qualified driving exp: 52 cpm
  • 6-11 months qualified driving exp: 53 cpm
  • 1-2 years qualified driving exp: 58 cpm
  • 3+ years qualified driving exp: 60 cpm
  • After 120,000 Melton miles: 60 cpm
  • After 240,000 Melton miles: 61 cpm
  • After 360,000 Melton miles: 62 cpm
  • After 600,000 Melton miles: 63 cpm
  • After 900,000 Melton miles: 64 cpm
  • After 1,200,000 Melton miles: 65 cpm
  • Average Driver Made $65k-$72k in 2021, Top Driver Made $100k+
**Veterans with military driving experience could qualify for an additional 6 cpm in starting pay! **

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Free on-site health clinics and dental exams
  • 401(k) retirement program with company match
  • On-site gym, workout facilities, and personal trainer
  • Dedicated driver services team
  • 24/7 safety helpline
  • Telemedicine – Professional medical assistance from your phone
  • Flexible home domicile
  • Pet Program – 90 lbs or less dog or cat
  • Rider Program – 18+ years old year-round, 10+ years old during summer months

Extra Pay & Bonuses:

  • $2.5K Supplemental Pay for ALL incoming drivers, regardless of experience!
  • $100 Tarp Pay – This translates to an additional $10,000 or more in annual compensation
  • 14 CPM Per Diem
  • Extra Stop/Repower Pay 
  • 6 CPM Extra for Canada and Hazmat Loads 
  • 16 CPM Extra for Over-Dimensional Loads 
  • Driver Referral Bonus: $750 - $1,000 
  • Clean DOT Inspection Bonus
  • Competitive Layover/Detention Pay
  • Driver Trainer/Safety Trainer/Mentor/Road Recruiter Pay

Military Veterans:


With over 30% of employees that have served in the Military, Melton understands that transitioning back to civilian life can be challenging and overwhelming. Melton honors military veterans and transitioning service members by offering an on-the-job training program, VA apprenticeships, veteran resources, and so much more! Let Melton help you make a smooth transition back to civilian life!

  • Veterans with full GI Bill benefits and no driving experience could receive BAH starting at $1,596 per month from the VA over his/her first two years at Melton, on top of our Melton pay package. 
  • Veterans with 19 months of experience and GI Bill benefits could still be enrolled for five months to complete the program and receive up to an additional $638 per month in BAH from the VA.
  • Melton offers a dynamic veteran’s resource group focused on supporting our veterans and transitioning military members. Through our relationships with various veteran organizations, we have access to the resources necessary to aid in successful career outcomes for military members.

Equipment:


Melton Truck Lines has some of the newest equipment in the industry. The average age is 1.7 years old! We assign trucks to individual drivers which means the truck stays with YOU even on home time.

Requirements:


  • Drivers must live within 75 miles of I-35 in OK/TX or in Houston, TX
  • Driver's minimum amount of OTR experience required to work: 6-12months
  • Credentialed drivers will be given priority placement (Hazmat & TWIC)
  • Drivers must have the following CDL class: Valid Class A
  • Driver's minimum age required to work: 21 years old
  • Must possess or be willing to get a TWIC card
  • If a driver has a DUI/DWI, how old must it be? At least 3 years ago
  • Maximum Moving Violation Restrictions for past 3 years: 4
  • Maximum Preventable Accident Restrictions past 3 years: 3

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