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Reefer Trucking Jobs Available in Iowa Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Brakebush Transportation is not your average trucking fleet. Since 1925 we have valued family, hard work, and pride in the dedication of our OTR drivers. Our fully modernized fleet comes equipped with numerous driver-friendly features such as large O/O spec’d Sleeper Cabs, Scale & Toll Bypasses, APUs, and more to provide comfort and promote efficiency. Brakebush offers superior benefits including insurance coverage, an onsite wellness center, and the guarantee to spend time at home weekly. 

All experienced drivers with a valid CDL-A license and a clean driving record are encouraged to apply to the Iowa Brakebush branch. You can expect an average of $75,000 a year for being an OTR driver.

Reefer Trucking Jobs in Iowa

About our Truck Driving Company

We are a family-owned and operated company that delivers high-quality chicken products across the United States. We have top-of-the-line equipment for our CDL drivers. Our rigs come with a TV, microwave, fridge, freezer, and more. We also have above-average pay, great logistics support & benefits for our drivers. Apply online or contact us with questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all Iowa counties including:

Polk County | Linn County | Scott County | Johnson County | Black Hawk County | Woodbury County | Dubuque County | Story County

Pay Rate:

  • Base Rate: $.60 per Practical Mile
  • Team Base Rate: $.33 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Performance Incentive: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Per Diem: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • East Coast Premium: $.10 per Practical Mile
  • Team East Coast Premium: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Paid Weekly

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+ Bonuses:

  • $15 per hour detention pay after two hours
  • $12.50 per hour layover pay with a 24 - hour maximum of $165
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Miles
  • Quarterly Fuel Mileage Bonus: top achievers generally earn more than $500.00 per quarter
  • PC Miles Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Mile
  • Annual Safety Bonus: After driving 250,000 safely, drivers can receive an additional $.001 per mile for all safe driving miles driven in their career at the company.


NEW Progressive Stop Pay Schedule:

  • 1st Stop Single - $30
  • 1st Stop Team - $15
  • 2nd Stop Single - $50
  • 2nd Stop Team - $25
  • 3rd Stop Single - $100
  • 3rd Stop Team - $50
  • 4th Stop & Additional Single - $150
  • 4th Stop & Additional Team - $75


Brakebush received National Health Care Award for 2019 by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

  • Health Insurance Health Saving plan & FLEX plan available
  • Life Insurance Basic term - company will provide coverage of $10,000 with option to purchase more
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • DOT Physical Reimbursement
  • Wellness Center for employees and family on medical plan
  • Paid Benefit Time (Vacation/Sick Days) 0 - 2 years: 13 days/yr
    2 - 10 years: 18 days/yr
    10 - 18 years: 23 days/yr
    18+ years: 28 days/yr
  • 401k - Company match
  • Holiday Pay Eight paid holiday per calendar year
  • Optional add-ons: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term Disability & Illness Plan
    Long Term Disability & Illness Plan

Long Haul Trucking Jobs Iowa


An over-the-road reefer trucking job from Brakebush in Iowa offers excellent pay with bonuses and benefits that’ll leave you excited to get started. We give our drivers more than just a job, we offer a fulfilling CDL driving career with regular time at home each week. Whether you’re in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, or even Davenport, Brakebush Transportation needs your help to transport our freshly frozen Brakebush chicken and supplies.


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Driving Distance to our Nearest HQ for Reefer Trucking Careers in Iowa

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Wisconsin) Driving distance in hours
Des Moines 333 miles 5.3 hours
Cedar Rapids 211 miles 3.5 hours
Davenport 209 miles 3.5 hours
Sioux City 433 miles 6.5 hours
Iowa City 221 miles 3.7 hours
West Des Moines 345 miles 5.5 hours
Ankeny 324 miles 5.3 hours
Waterloo 229 miles 3.7 hours
Ames 321 miles 5.2 hours
Council Bluffs 461 miles 7.3 hours
Dubuque 137 miles 2.3 hours
Urbandale 339 miles 5.4 hours
Cedar Falls 236 miles 4 hours
Marion 203 miles 3.4 hours
Bettendorf 211 miles 3.4 hours
Mason City 250 miles 4 hours
Marshalltown 284 miles 4.6 hours
Clinton 168 miles 3.3 hours
Burlington 281 miles 4.9 hours
Ottumwa 310 miles 5.2 hours