Flatbed Driving Jobs

Flatbed Truck Driving Jobs

Melton will hire all levels of flatbed job experience, from trucking veterans to those needing entry level driving jobs

Top Flatbed Trucking Company

Almost 30% of Melton’s flatbed drivers have been with the company for more than three years and more than 140 of our drivers have driven more than one million miles with Melton. Looking for a flatbed driver job? Melton could be the home for you.

Melton is one of the best trucking companies to work for. Whether you’re just starting your career or you have years of trucking industry experience, we invest in our employees by offering top pay and benefits, driver tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Melton Truck Lines is one of the largest and most experienced international flatbed carriers in North America. With more than 69 years of industry experience, we take pride in our reputation of being a leader in the flatbed trucking industry.

Our commitment to consistently improve service to our customers, coupled with our commitment to the transportation industry and family of flatbed drivers, makes us stand out. We employ over 1,350 of the best drivers, prioritizing driver well-being above all.

Please give our recruiting experts a call to talk about what you’re looking for in your next driving position and get out on the road in a big blue Melton truck.

Class A CDL Driving Jobs

Melton offers a few different types of positions for class a drivers. In addition to our OTR driving positions, Melton also has 2 long-haul regional driving job options for drivers with experience. Melton has two permanent regional fleets called Southern and East. Regional fleets allow experienced drivers additional home time and more stability. Each regional fleet hires from specific areas across the country. Please ask your Recruiter if your location qualifies. Please note – positions for the regional fleets are very limited.  

Regional positions are based on availability. 

melton hiring map

OTR Driving Jobs

OTR Drivers will run loads through all 48 states. Drivers that live in the dark green zone are out 12-14 days at a time. Drivers that live in the light green zone are out about 21 days at a time. You collect one 24-hour period (day) for every 7 days you are out.

south regional fleet map

Southern Regional Fleet

Our Southern fleet is for experienced drivers living within certain areas of Oklahoma and Texas, mainly along I-35. Drivers will run through OK, TX, AR, and LA. We attempt to get drivers home every weekend whenever possible.

East Regional Fleet

The East fleet is open to most eastern states and allows home time every 1 – 2 weeks. States that have qualifying areas for hiring are NE, KS, IA, MO, AR, IL, IN, OH, KY, WV, VA, PA, NY, MA, RI, CT, NJ, MD, DE, East NC, North FL, West TX, far South WI and MI.

Requirements to drive for Melton

Melton Truck Lines is always searching for qualified Class A CDL candidates for flatbed driving jobs. We are a trucking company who hires from all lower 48 states. For your application to be processed, you should meet the following standards:


Must be 21 years of age or older


No BACs, DUIs, or DWIs in the last five years


Must have a valid Class A CDL from the state you reside in

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Must meet all applicable DOT Regulations including a DOT physical and NIDA approved drug screen administered by a Melton Truck Lines physician


Must pass an integrity interview and meet Melton’s work attendance and availability requirements

If you have questions about our requirements or would like to know if you qualify for a position as a Class A CDL Over-the-Road (OTR) Flatbed Driver with Melton, please call us at 866-715-8563.
Melton driver securing a load

Industry-Leading Pay

Pet and Rider Passes

New Late-Model Equipment

$100 Tarp Pay

Melton Driver Application Process

Melton takes pride in being one of the best trucking companies to work for. We aim to remain ahead of the competition with top pay, benefits, free on-site clinics and dentists, on-site gym, driver help desk, referral bonuses, rider and pet programs, and much more!

1.  Apply online or call 866-715-8563 to speak with a recruiter.

2. You will complete a phone interview with your recruiter where we will collect work history, safety, and background information.

3. Your recruiter will forward your application to a processor who will check your references and reports.

4. Your application will be sent back to your recruiter so you can complete a final interview to make sure that we have everything correct on your application.

Once your application is reviewed and approved by our hiring board, we will schedule your transportation to orientation.

Melton’s Online Recruiting Process

My favorite part about being a truck driver is definitely seeing the country…this job will take you anywhere you want to go. I’ve gotten to see many things that a tourist would never be able to see!
James, Melton Driver

My favorite part about being a truck driver is definitely seeing the country…this job will take you anywhere you want to go. I’ve gotten to see many things that a tourist would never be able to see!
James, Melton Driver