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    Job Overview


    Melton Truck Lines Wants You to be a part of our winning team.


    Call a Recruiter Today,877-462-3528



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    • Drivers must have the following CDL class(es): Class A
    • Drivers must have the following: CDL endorsements
    • Driver's minimum age required to work: 21 years old
    • Driver's minimum amount of experience required to work: No Experience Needed
    • If a driver has a DUI/DWI, how old must it be? At least 5 years ago
    • Maximum Moving Violation Restrictions for past 3 years: 4
    • Maximum Preventable Accident Restrictions past 3 years: 3

    General Information

    • Type Of Runs:48/ OTR
    • Time Away From Home: 14-21
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    • Rider Programs - Spouse: YES
    • Rider Programs - Child: 10 or Older
    • Pets: 50 lbs or less dog

    Pay Information

    • Recent Graduates: 41 cpm
    • 3 to 12 Months OTR: 43 cpm
    • 1-5 Years Experience: 48 cpm
    • 5 or more Years Experience: 49 cpm
    • Top Base Pay (Based on Melton experience): 54 cpm


    • Cost Driver Benefits: $60 to $76 p/month
    • Cost Family Benefits: $138 to $336 p/month/
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    Bonuses, Other Pay, Miscellaneous

    • Bonuses: checkMark.png
    • Breakdown Pay: varies
    • Loading/Unloading: 100% No Touch
    • Tarp Pay: $40 per load
    • Extra Pickup: $25
    • OD Pay 8 cpm
    • Canada/Hazmat Pay 6 cpm

    We are committed to ensuring our drivers are rewarded for their hard work through exceptional base pay, tarp pay, benefits, as well as bonus and recognition programs. We have a history of setting the standard in Driver Compensation. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by the National Survey of Driver Pay, we are positioned in the Top 1% Pay for all companies nationwide. Best of all, our drivers are moving 12 months out of the year because we transport a variety of commodities within driver-friendly shipping lanes.

    Top Pay and Benefits aren't the only factors in making a company the right choice for you. Recently, we were named in the -Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For- according to the Carriers Edge and Truckload Carriers Association for the second year. We achieved this honor by being nominated by our drivers and having programs and systems available to help our drivers succeed. Some of these include: The President's Clubs, Lifeworks, ICARE Wellness Program, Safety Rewards, regular Driver Satisfaction Surveys, and much more.

    We are increasing our fleet, as well as expanding our applicant base! If you are a recent CDL School graduate or have at least 1 month OTR driving experience, give us a call.

    With 1 - 2 months OTR or 1 year of Class A Local Driving, you can start at 41 cpm. If you have more experience, you can earn up to 49 cpm plus $40 tarp pay. We give raises when you achieve levels of -Melton Miles- - up to 54 cpm!

    All company drivers receive a full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance. We also offer a 401(k) retirement program, paid vacations, Fuel Bonus, Pass it On Driver referral bonus, paid orientation, and a liberal rider program, as well as extra pay for Canada Border Crossings, NYC Boroughs, Hazmat and extra Stops.

    Melton is an irregular route flatbed carrier serving the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and has been providing shippers with consistent, on-time transportation services since 1954. They operate within driver-friendly shipping lanes and have a 98% on-time pickup and delivery record, utilizing the most advanced technology available in its 100% air-ride fleet of late-model equipment.

    No flatbed experience? We will train you during orientation!

    Payment Options:
    • Paid Weekly
    • Direct Deposit Available
    • Retirement Plan / 401k
    • Lay Over Pay
    • Deadhead Pay
    • Stop off Pay
    • Vacation Pay
    • Orientation Expenses Paid
    Other Benefits:
    • No-Touch Freight: 100%
    • Assigned Equipment
    • Assigned Dispatchers
    • 24/7 Dispatch Available
    • Base Plate & Permits
    • Paperless Logs
    • Truck Wash
    • Rider Program
    • Pet Policy
    • Health Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term-Care Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: 2,251 - 2,500
    • Orientation Length: 4 1/2 days
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
    Established in: 1954 (62 years ago)
    Type of Company: Private
    Number of employees: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of company trucks: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of trucking owner operators: 1 - 4

    About Melton Truck Lines, Inc.:

    Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton’s gleaming fleet of 1,300 blue Kenworth trucks proudly serves customers from coast-to-coast and has been running more than 60 years with a reputation of excellence in the transportation industry. Get the successful career you want and the respect you deserve. Complete your application and join the Melton team today!

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    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 21
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: 0 - 3 months
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: 0 - 3 months
    • Local Exp: Not Relevant
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Flatbed

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Dec 3, 2011
    • Felony Policy: Will Consider
    • Moving Violations: 4 or more in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 1 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 3 in the last 3 years