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We want YOU to be a part of our winning team. At Melton, we are now hiring professional drivers. Class A CDL, required.

Over the last 50 years, Melton has been successful in recruiting and retaining some of the finest flatbed drivers in North America. Our company appeals to company drivers who are looking for a challenge with fewer hassles. Our drivers realize the advantages to driving a flatbed -- no grocery warehouse deliveries, no lumpers or long waits, no loading or unloading, minimal docking, better trailer visibility, and a variety of loads.

We are committed to ensuring our drivers are rewarded for their hard work through base pay, tarp pay, great benefits, as well as bonus and recognition programs. Best of all, our drivers and contractors are moving 12 months out of the year because we transport a variety of commodities within driver-friendly shipping lanes.

For more details on why you should work with Melton, simply click on the Pay/Benefits Tab or call our Recruiting Department now. We have recruiters standing by to assist you.

All items are subject to change without prior notice.

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Melton Truck Lines Equipment

Melton Truck Lines operates a large and growing fleet of impeccably maintained, late-model, air-ride equipment. We have one of the most modern and impressive fleets on the road today. The average age of our tractors is 1.5 years, and the average age of our trailers is 3.5 years.

With over 450 48' trailers and 1545 53' trailers, Melton maintains a fleet of trailers designed to fit our customer's flatbed shipping needs which means we have the freight to get you the miles you need. Our trailers have air-ride, spread axle suspension and offer 48,000 lb. payload capacity.

Our CSA Friendly Equipment Keeps You Moving

Pay & Benefits


Ask us about our new pay and bonus promotions! Receive weekly guaranteed pay or a sign-on bonus based on your OTR experience.
Average drivers make $60,000 per year.
Pay for Experience

• Recent graduates and entry level drivers- 41 cpm
• 3-12 months of experience - 43 cpm
• 1-5 years of experience - 48 cpm
• 5+ years of experience - 49 cpm
• Top Base Pay - 54 cpm (based on Melton experience)

Extra pay

• $40 tarp pay
• Extra stop pay - $25
• 6 cpm extra for Canada and Hazmat loads
• 8 cpm extra for over dimensional loads
• Performance/Fuel bonus: 1-4 cpm
• Driver referral bonus: $1,000
• CSA inspection bonuses
• Driver Trainer/Safety Trainer/Mentor/Road Recruiter Pay

Benefits

• Comprehensive health, dental, and vision reimbursement program
• Free on-site Health Clinics
• Free on-site Dental Exams and cleanings with company insurance
• 401(k) Retirement program
• Retirement and Savings plan coaches
• On-site gym, workout facilities, and personal trainer
• Health Concierge Service
• All Inclusive Personal Concierge Service - Lifeworks

EXCELLENT BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Health/Dental, Vision Reimbursement Plan , 401 (k) Retirement Plan, Paid Vacations, Home Christmas Day, Fuel Bonus Program, Pass it On Bonus, and Paid Orientation! Free $20,000 Life Insurance (w/ Double Indemnity Provision) and Supplemental Life Insurance are Available!
All benefits are effective the first of the month following 60 days of service.

Contact the benefits department or your recruiter for current rates.
Health
GPA Network, iCare (PPO) Plan, Preventive Care covered at 100% (In Network).
Onsite Clinics
Onsite clinics in Tulsa and Laredo terminals – free for employees.
Dental Coverage
  • 100% Preventative
  • $50 Deductible
  • 80% Basic
  • 50% Major
  • $1,500 Annual Maximum
  • $50 Orthodontic Deductible
  • $2,000 Lifetime Maximum

Vision
Reimbursed up to $200.00 annually for covered employee. Up to $100.00 annually for covered Spouse or Child/Children.

Paid Vacation
  • 1 week after 1 year
  • 2 weeks after 2 years
  • 3 weeks after 10 years

Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Flexible Spending - $120 up to max $2,500
Dependent Care Flexible Spending - Up to $5,000

Short Term Disability
$40.11 per month.

401K Retirement
Employer Matching Contribution - 50% on first 7% of salary deferrals.
Vested after 3 years.

Safety Recognition Programs
Rewards for professional, safe driving with quarterly gift certificates, hat pins, patches, jackets, diamond rings, and much more!

Liberal Rider Program
Must be 18 years of age or older. Children over 10 years of age can ride during the summer months.

Updated Pet Program
Melton now welcomes dogs or cats under 80 lbs (all breeds).

Melton Student Training

Dear Students,

Melton Truck Lines Equipment cdl driving jobs, flatbed driving jobs, otr driver positions, cdl driving jobs, class a driver job, Flatbed Driving JobsAs you begin your driving career, there are many variables to consider when choosing a company.
Melton Truck Lines is dedicated to helping you make the right job choice.

Driver Requirements

  • Must be 21 yrs. of age or older
  • Valid Class A CDL from the State you reside in
  • Must meet all applicable D.O.T Regulations (including a D.O.T. physical and NIDA approved drug screen administered by a Melton Truck Lines physician)
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 yrs.
  • No more than 2 preventable accident in the last 3 yrs.
  • No B.A.C.s, D.U.I.s, or D.W.I.s in the last 5 yrs.
  • Must pass an integrity interview, meet Melton’s work attendance policy, and availability requirements.
  • No more than 7 jobs within the past 3 yrs.

   

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Active Military and Veterans

Gold-level Military Friendly® Employer Award

Melton Truck Lines has been designated as a Gold Level, Military Friendly Company, cdl driving jobs, class a driver job, Flatbed Driving Jobs Melton is proud to be named a Gold-level Military Friendly® Employer Award recipient for 2017. For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies demonstrating positive employment & education outcomes for military members, veterans, and their families.

Apprenticeships & On-The-Job Training

With over 25% of Melton employees having served in the military, we are always looking for opportunities to hire those who have served and those who currently serve.

Melton offers on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and a great career for any driver that enjoys a culture focusing on teamwork, discipline, and dedication.

Melton has a national apprenticeship standard approved by the Department of Labor for all our trainees and students. Our 12-month training is also recognized by Veterans Affairs as an educational program; reservists, National Guard and veterans may be able to access their VA educational benefits over the course of their first year at Melton.


Recognition

Melton has a fleet of four military themed trucks that bring awareness and recognition to Melton’s military community. All Melton military members and veterans enjoy special decals for their trucks. We have a longstanding history of recruiting servicemen and women and helping with their transition back to civilian life.

Whether you are a military veteran or a driver looking for the next step in your career, we are looking for drivers like you to join our fleet and our family.

“Melton Truck Lines believes that it is our duty to provide America’s veterans and transitioning service members with access to great careers in an industry where they fit in so well,” said Bob Peterson, Melton Chairman and CEO. “We have found that the military culture and our company culture are linked with connection points that include the value of teamwork, discipline, dedication, and an adventurous spirit. With those shared values, servicemen and women are set up for incredible success with Melton, and we are excited to help them find their career with us.”

$1500 Bonus

Not only do our top pay, excellent benefits, and outstanding late-model equipment make Melton one of the Best Fleets to Drive For, but Melton is now offering a limited time $1500 bonus that is paid out within 6 months of delivering your first load.

We're Here to Answer Your Call

Call our great recruiting team today at 888-336-0438 so we can answer any questions you may have and complete an easy over-the-phone interview.

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Melton Driver Requirements

If you are looking for a company that offers excellent pay, top-of-the-line equipment, and terrific benefits, Melton can help. We are now hiring professional over the road drivers.

  • Must be 21 yrs. of age or older
  • Valid CDL Class A from the state you reside in
  • Must meet all applicable D.O.T Regulations (including a D.O.T. physical and NIDA approved drug screen administered by a Melton Truck Lines physician)
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years.
  • No more than 2 preventable accidents in the last 3 years.
  • No B.A.C.s, D.U.I.s, or D.W.I.s in the last 5 yrs.
  • Must pass an integrity interview and meet Melton's work attendance and availability requirements
  • No more than 7 jobs within the past 3 yrs.
For more details on why you should work with Melton, simply click on the Pay/Benefits Tab or call our Recruiting Department at 800-635-8669.

All items are subject to change without prior notice.

Other Programs

We honor and respect our drivers. Melton has many programs to enhance your time on the road.
Rider Programs
Anyone 18 years of age, or older, can ride with you year round. Children over the age of 10 can ride with you during the summer months only. Rider insurance is required and offered through Melton Truck Lines, Inc.

Driver of the Month/Year and Rookie of the Month/Year
Melton honors a special driver in each category each month for his or her outstanding productivity and safety performance.

Ambassador of the Road
Drivers who have driven one million miles with Melton are designated as Melton Ambassadors. These drivers will drive a customized truck with $2500 worth of extra options of the drivers' choice.

Blue Knights Program
Drivers who have driven with Melton for three years qualify for a special decals, jackets and other rewards. Three years safe driving also triggers profit sharing bonuses.

Top Fuelers
Drivers that have exceptional MPG receive various recognition awards.

Driver Referral Program
Our drivers receive a $1000 bonus for driver referrals that lead to Melton hires*.

Spotlight on Safety - SAFE 24/7
Program designed to encourage Melton drivers to focus on defensive driving, securement issues, and working safely while over the road. Various recognition awards are given to those drivers & staff that participate.

Drivers Career Path includes: Road Recruiter, Road Safety Trainer, Road Trainer, SWAT (Safe Work Advisory Team), Maintenance, Safety, and Operations.

*some limitations apply.

For more details on why you should work with Melton, simply click on the Pay/Benefits link or call our Recruiting Department at 800-635-8669.

All items are subject to change without prior notice.

Files & Forms

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Melton Driver of the Month


Eric Shaw

Now Hiring Flatbed Drivers, cdl driving jobs, class a driver job, Flatbed Driving JobsEric has been a professional driver since 1997 and has been with Melton for nearly 7 years! Eric currently calls Norman, OK home. When he is not driving, he likes to cookout with his family and spend time with his grandkids.

We asked Eric why he chose Melton and what makes us different. He said, “When I was searching for a new job, I heard nothing but good things about Melton and everyone here has proven I made a great decision. Melton gives you all the right tools to get the job done.”

Eric had some words of advice to help other drivers be successful. He said, “Keep your eyes open and pay attention. Always listen to advice and be willing to learn something new every day.”


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