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OTR Reefer Trucking Jobs in New Mexico Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Drive for a trucking fleet that values hard work, quality service, and family. We equip our 73 trucks and 230 trailers with modern, driver-friendly features to enhance comfort and efficiency. Brakebush provides unbeatable benefits for employees, including offered guaranteed time at home regularly.


The men and women that drive Brakebush trucks are important to us, and we do everything we can to show our appreciation. In support, our compensation rewards hard work. While your mileage may vary, many of our drivers average over $100,000 annually.

All experienced drivers with a valid CDL-A license and a clean driving record are encouraged to apply as a driver out of New Mexico. We care for our employees by making sure they have access to the best equipment and logistical support.

New Mexico Reefer Trucking Jobs

About our Refrigerated Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation is currently hiring CDL-A certified truck drivers across New Mexico. Our team has achieved national recognition in the frozen chicken and refrigerated transportation industries. We have been family-owned and operated since 1925. You’ve probably seen our yellow and white trucks on the road. Below are our pay structures and benefits. Apply online or contact us with questions. We look forward to hearing 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 Mexico counties including:

Bernalillo County | Doña Ana County | Santa Fe County | Sandoval County | San Juan County | Valencia County | McKinley County | Lea 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

New Mexico Trucking Facts

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


  • $84,978 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +7% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 11,620 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Texas) Driving distance in hours
Albuquerque 642 miles 9.6 hours
Las Cruces 678 miles 9.9 hours
Rio Rancho 655 miles 9.7 hours
Santa Fe 633 miles 9.6 hours
Roswell 489 miles 7.3 hours
Farmington 821 miles 12.4 hours
South Valley 650 miles 9.7 hours
Clovis 446 miles 6.7 hours
Hobbs 393 miles 6.2 hours
Alamogordo 580 miles 9.4 hours
Carlsbad 455 miles 7.2 hours
Gallup 777 miles 11.5 hours
Sunland Park 641 miles 9.4 hours
Los Lunas 664 miles 9.9 hours
Chaparral 651 miles 9.6 hours
Deming 734 miles 10.7 hours
North Valley 648 miles 9.7 miles
Las Vegas 574 miles 8.8 miles
Los Alamos 667 miles 10.2 hours
Artesia 471 miles 7.3 hours