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Over the Road Trucking Job Lousiana

This is not your average OTR job. Brakebush Transportation has a rewarding truck driving job opportunity near Louisiana. Ditch the days of being overworked and underpaid, and get on the fast track to a fulfilling life on the road. Many of our drivers average over $100,000 annually (your mileage might vary) with comprehensive driver benefits and opportunities to increase final earnings through a variety of bonuses. If you hold a CDL-A license and have previous driving experience, apply today!

Brakebush Transportation is looking for professional CDL truck drivers with clean driving records to join our team. If you or someone you know is looking to level up their career path, contact us.

OTR jobs near Louisiana

Offering Rewarding Truck Driving Careers

Brakebush Transportation drivers transport frozen chicken products across the country. As a family-owned company, we understand how important a healthy work-life balance is. That's why each of our drivers enjoy guaranteed time at home on a weekly basis. With a work culture focused on retaining drivers, you'll be treated as a valued member of the team from day 1. Review our superior pay and competitive benefits below, and Apply online or contact us with questions. We look forward to hearing from you.


Brakebush is hiring in all Louisiana counties including:

East Baton Rouge Parish | Jefferson Parish | Orleans Parish | St. Tammany Parish | Caddo Parish | Lafayette Parish | Calcasieu Parish | Ouachita Parish

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

The Long Haul Career of a Lifetime

An over-the-road trucking position at Brakebush Transportation isn't a typical CDL trucking job. Our drivers pilot one of 73 company trucks along with one of our over 230 trailers while enjoying company-provided Sirius XM radio, refrigerators, freezers, large O/O spec'd Sleeper Cabs, and other comfort amenities. Join a family-owned transportation company with over 97 years of experience in the industry. No matter if you’re in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, or even Shreveport, Brakebush Transportation is looking for your help to fill an immediate driver need.


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Wisconsin) Driving distance in hours
New Orleans 515 miles 7.5 hours
Baton Rouge 435 miles 6.5 hours
Shreveport 198 miles 3.1 hours
Metairie 510 miles 7.4 hours
Lafayette 401 miles 6 hours
Lake Charles 323 miles 5.5 hours
Bossier City 197 miles 3 hours
Kenner 504 miles 7.4 hours
Monroe 294 miles 4.5 hours
Alexandria 313 miles 4.7 hours
Houma 504 miles 7.5 hours
Prairieville 455 miles 6.7 hours
Marrero 523 miles 7.6 hours
New Iberia 420 miles 6.3 hours
Laplace 492 miles 7.2 hours
Central 323 miles 5 hours
Slidell 526 miles 7.7 hours
Terrytown 315 miles 4.8 hours
Chalmette 521 miles 7.7 hours
Ruston 264 miles 4.2 hours

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