The Hiring Process
Apply Online or By PhoneView More
Landline, mobile, tablet, or desktop – whichever way is most convenient for you to apply is what works best for us! Our short app offers a quick way to let our driver experts know you are interested in a new career. If you have the time and want to speed up your on boarding, complete the full app to the best of your ability. Regardless of how you apply your assigned driver expert will guide you through the entire process and provide professional tailored help from app to hire and at ever step in between.
Talk To A RecruiterView More
Our Recruiters are Driver Experts. Their goal is to determine what type of driving career best matches your lifestyle and long term goals. When you chat with your Driver Expert you have a trusted ally professionally trained to maximize your next careers potential. Your Driver Expert will not only help you complete the necessary employment steps but will also assist in making your first few weeks as a new Transport America employee go smoothly. Driver experts work closely with Fleet Leaders to ensure your employment goals are met or exceeded. Honesty and integrity is part of Transport America’s foundation and that begins from the moment you first connect with your Driver Expert.
Take A Drug Test & PhysicalView More
We pride ourselves by employing the best drivers in the industry. Drivers committed to safety and the longevity of their career. This requires all driver candidates to conduct a DOT physical, pass a drug hair test, and provide proof of past employment through our verification services. Our Driver Experts assist in scheduling all the necessary tests and are available to answer any questions you may have before we pull any information related to your driver history.
New Driver OrientationView More
Transport America offers best-in-class driver orientation. Driver orientation takes place over three days Monday-Wednesday in either Birmingham, Alabama or Indianapolis, Indiana. All drivers are paid $75 per day during orientation. Your Driver Expert will arrange and pay for your travel to and from orientation, as well as, a single occupancy hotel room throughout your stay. While in orientation you will learn about Transport America’s values and culture, conduct a road evaluation, learn about our safety standards, familiarize yourself with our tractors and trailers, and finalize your employment on boarding materials.
Hit The Open RoadView More
By Friday after orientation you are on the road! We know and value that time is one of a drivers most important assets and time out of your cab can equate to lost income. Apply for a new job on Wednesday and be in your new truck the following Friday. We can move that quickly for you!