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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Texas Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Enter into a high-paying truck driving job at Brakebush Transportation. While your mileage may vary, many Brakebush drivers average $100,000 in annual earnings. Enjoy unmatched benefits like competitive pay and benefits, bonus earning programs, modern trucks with comfort amenities, and guaranteed regular time at home. Your opportunity for a rewarding career on the road for a family-owned company out of Texas is only a click away.

Experienced drivers with a valid CDL-A license and an excellent driving record should apply to our branch in Irving. Join one of the highest-paying trucking companies in Texas offering full driver benefits.

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About our OTR Trucking Company

As a family-owned and operated business since 1925, Brakebush is an industry-leading provider of high-quality frozen chicken products throughout the US. We’re a privately-held company with no obligations to shareholders and can offer our OTR drivers excellent pay and a great benefits package. Apply now online or contact us with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.


Brakebush is hiring in all Texas counties including:

Harris County | Dallas CountyTarrant CountyBexar CountyTravis CountyCollin CountyHidalgo CountyEl Paso County | Ellis CountyKaufman County | Rockwall County | Denton County | Johnson 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

Texas Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members average far above annual earnings for statewide truck drivers. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers 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 TX

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Texas) Driving distance in hours
Houston 249 miles 3.7 hours
San Antonio 282 miles 4.7 hours
Dallas 10 miles 0.3 hours
Austin 204 miles 3.2 hours
Fort Worth 28 miles 0.5 hours
El Paso 632 miles 9 hours
Arlington 19 miles 0.4 hours
Corpus Christi 395 miles 6.7 hours
Plano 23 miles 0.5 hours
Laredo 438 miles 7.2 hours
Lubbock 329 miles 5 hours
Irving 3 miles 0.1 hours
Garland 23 miles 0.5 hours
Amarillo 358 miles 5.3 hours
Grand Prairie 10 miles 0.3 hours
Brownsville 538 miles 8.5 hours
McKinney 36.8 miles 0.42 hours
Frisco 27.3 miles 0.32 hours
Pasadena 262 miles 4 hours
Killeen 161 miles 2.9 hours
Waco 103 miles 1.6 hours

Reefer Trucking Jobs

Our Irving, Texas plant happens to be one of the busiest stops for Brakebush reefer drivers. The industry need for team and solo truck drivers remains high, and we’re looking to fill reefer job openings across the state and beyond. Typical reefer loads in Texas involve hauling newly frozen raw chicken products (kept under 32 degrees) across the country. This can include a final destination to one of our 3 additional plants in North Carolina, Minnesota, or Wisconsin.


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OTR trucking jobs in Texas

OTR Trucking Jobs

Texas over-the-road drivers at Brakebush enjoy a competitive pay structure and sky-high earning potential. Choosing a career on the road, where you may spend 23-27 days away, can come with its challenges. But as a long-haul driver with us, your earnings can clear the $100,000 mark thanks to our generous pay and bonus opportunities.


Team Driving Jobs

Team truck driving can be a lucrative opportunity. Teams at Brakebush Transportation enjoy an increased base rate of 33 cents per practical mile and an east coast premium of 5 cents per practical mile. Combined with our bonus earnings programs and this just might be your best team driving job yet.

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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 Texas Trucking Jobs

What are the requirements for OTR trucking?

Trucking companies normally require a high school diploma, a commercial driver's license, and for you to be 21+ depending on the state. At Brakebush, we're looking for skilled drivers with CDL-A certification and an excellent driving record to join our team.

How much does a truck driver make in Texas?

As of 2023, truck drivers in Texas average $89,592 in earnings annually. Many Brakebush Transportation drivers average $100,000 and beyond in annual earnings.

What are the benefits of over-the-road trucking?

At Brakebush, we offer many benefits for our OTR drivers including great pay, home time, modern equipment, full-service shops, and onsite wellness centers. We also reward our drivers with bonuses and full benefits packages.

What is OTR trucking?

OTR, or over-the-road, is when truck drivers haul products over long distances, sometimes spending weeks on the road. The OTR drivers at Brakebush drive comfortably in our modern trucks decked out with APUs, HD TVs, satellite radio, and more.

What is a reefer truck?

Reefer trucks are semis that pull refrigerated trailers for perishable goods. Reefers have cooling systems that allow you to transport frozen and refrigerated freights. At Brakebush, you will use reefer trucks to transport our frozen chicken products across the US.

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