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REEFER TRUCKING Jobs IN NEW JERSEY Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Drive for a trucking company that values your hard work. That’s what reefer trucking jobs at Brakebush Transportation are all about. Every Brakebush truck is equipped for a comfortable and driver-friendly experience. Our drivers receive unmatched benefits including great pay, onsite wellness centers, and the guarantee to spend regular time at home.


Curious how much you could make? While your mileage may vary, many of our drivers average $100,000 in annual earnings.

Experienced OTR drivers with a valid CDL-A license and clean driving record are encouraged to apply. Our company takes pride in treating customers, suppliers, and employees with the utmost respect.

New Jersey Reefer Truck Driving Jobs

About our Truck Driving Company

Brakebush Transportation has been a family-owned and operated business since 1925. With 4 locations spread across the nation, there's a Brakebush hub closest to you. Because we’re a family-first company, we have no obligations to shareholders - passing the benefits onto you. Apply online or contact us with questions—we'd love to hear from you.


Additional Reasons to Drive for Brakebush

  • Private fleet with newer trucks
  • Driver-friendly amenities including sleeper cabs, scale & toll bypass, and more
  • Top-rated logistics support
  • Offered regular time home of at least 36 hours
  • Rider and pet policies
  • & more!


Brakebush is hiring in all New Jersey counties including:

Bergen County | Middlesex County | Essex County | Hudson County | Monmouth County | Ocean County | Union County | Camden 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
  • $15 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 $25,000 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 Ten paid holidays per calendar year
  • Optional add-ons: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term Disability & Illness Plan
    Long Term Disability & Illness Plan

New Jersey Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a long-haul truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members make well above the average annual earnings for truck drivers in the state. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


Note: metrics from Indeed and O*NET OnLine update frequently.


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Newark 563 miles 9.6 hours
Jersey City 569 miles 9.7 hours
Paterson 606 miles 9.4 hours
Elizabeth 559 miles 9.6 hours
Lakewood 545 miles 9.4 hours
Edison 544 miles 9.4 hours
Woodbridge 550 miles 9.4 hours
Toms River 537 miles 9.6 hours
Hamilton township 538 miles 8.9 hours
Clifton 605 miles 9.4 hours
Trenton 530 miles 8.8 hours
Brick 556 miles 9.5 hours
Camden 501 miles 8.1 hours
Cherry Hill 505 miles 8.4 hours
Passaic 575 miles 9.8 miles
Union City 586 miles 9.7 hours
Old Bridge 544 miles 9.4 hours
Franklin township 549 miles 9.4 hours
Middletown 564 miles 9.7 hours
Bayonne 566 miles 9.7 hours

New Jersey over the road jobs from Brakebush Transportation

OTR Jobs for New Jersey Truck Drivers

Enhance your over-the-road driving career out of New Jersey with Brakebush. While it's common for drivers to travel 24 and 27 days each month, our drivers still receive regular time at home. Take advantage of our driver incentives like east coast premiums (10 cents for every practical mile) and quarterly safety bonuses (1 cent for every practical mile) that increase your earnings.


Solo Trucking Positions In New Jersey

Find the best solo trucking positions at Brakebush Transportation in New Jersey. Our drivers earn an excellent wage, receive full benefits, and we ensure they have regular home time. If you are looking to improve your career or simply need a change of pace, consider applying for our open positions today!

Team Driving Jobs

Brakebush offers team driving jobs. Our team driving programs make it worthwhile to share the road, whether you're a husband and wife truck driving team looking to improve your income or an individual looking for a co-driver. View our pay schedule, which includes a base rate of 33 cents per practical mile and an east coast premium of 5 cents per mile.

Team driving jobs from Brakebush

Trucking Jobs for Military Veterans

Searching for a rewarding career on the road? Brakebush is honored to employ veterans from across the country. Apply online to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions on New Jersey Trucking Jobs


How much does a truck driver make in NJ?

Truck drivers in New Jersey make on average $107,139 per year, according to Indeed.

How long is a CDL valid in New Jersey?

A CDL in New Jersey is valid for 4 years.

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