CDL A OTR Team Drivers

As a leading LTL freight carrier who has been in business since 1931, we take great pride in offering our drivers in-cab ergonomics and technology that focuses on driver comfort, in alignment with the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements. Estes’ drivers earn competitive pay with some locations based on years of LTL experience, and benefits such as company-provided uniforms, cell phone reimbursements and bonus eligibility. We offer our Class A CDL Team Drivers a highly competitive role in the company, moving freight over vast distances with an exceptional support team every mile of the way. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career with an opportunity for advancement, this is the place for you.

What We Offer:

  • Average Salaries Range Between $100K - $120K
  • Driver Teams embody one of our core values — teamwork. Team drivers are on the road for up to 5 days at a time and home for 2 averaging up to 5,000 miles.  Teams are successful while driving with a trusted driving partner who could be a spouse, sibling, parent, or friend. These drivers spend their time in tractors featuring sleeper cabs to maximize driving distance and time. 
  • Flex Team drivers receive a mileage rate that’s one cent more than our scheduled team drivers earn. Flex Teams are on the road for a minimum of two weeks with a minimum of three days at home. These drivers can also earn additional time off for extended tours of duty. 


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background 
  • Must apply as a Team; Estes Express Lines does not pair drivers 
  • 21 years of age required per FMCSA regulations (1 year driving experience required) 
  • Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License 
  • Must be registered with the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse 
  • Must reside within 75 miles of the domiciled terminal and/or work assignment 
  • HazMat, Tanker and Doubles endorsements required (LCV requirement may apply) 
  •  Must be capable of dropping/hooking and coupling trailers which involves cranking landing gear, pulling 5th wheel pin which takes approximately 65 lbs. of pressure; and maneuvering a trailer dolly 
  • Must pass a FMCSA required medical exam