OTR Flatbed Drivers Wanted: Experienced and Recent CDL Grads

Whether you are an experienced driver, recent grad, or transitioning military veteran, we have a place for you!

  • Average 2200-2500 miles/week
  • $0.52 cpm – $0.65 cpm – based on experience
  • Apprenticeship & OJT Program
  • $100 Tarp Pay
  • Up to $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fuel Bonus – up to $6,000 annually for meeting MPG requirements
  • Excellent Benefits – Medical, Dental, 401K, Telemedicine, and More
  • Late-Model Equipment
  • 24/7 Driver Support
  • Flexible OTR Home Time – Bank Unlimited Days!
  • Road Warrior Program – Choose Additional Home Time or Extra Cash
  • Qualifying Veterans Can Earn Up to $26,814 Within Your 1st 24 months
  • No Touch Freight
  • 68 MPH Trucks
Truck OTR driver smiling in a Melton truck

Military Veterans:

With over 30% of employees that have served in the Military, Melton understands that transitioning back to civilian life can be challenging and overwhelming. Melton honors military veterans and transitioning service members by offering an on-the-job training program, VA apprenticeships, veteran resources, and so much more! Please visit our Military page for more information.

  • Veterans with full GI Bill benefits and no driving experience could receive BAH starting at $1,578 per month from the VA over his/her first two years at Melton, on top of our Melton pay package.

  • Veterans with 19 months of experience and GI Bill benefits could still be enrolled for five months to complete the program and receive up to an additional $631 per month in BAH from the VA.

  • Melton offers a dynamic veteran’s resource group focused on supporting our veterans and transitioning military members. Through our relationships with various veteran organizations, we have access to the resources necessary to aid in successful career outcomes for military members.


  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage 
  • Free on-site health clinics and dental exams 
  • 401(k) retirement program 
  • On-site gym, workout facilities, and personal trainer 
  • Dedicated driver services team 
  • 24/7 safety helpline 
  • Telemedicine- professional medical assistance from anywhere 
  • Flexible home domicile 
  • Pet Program – 90 lbs or less dog or cat 
  • Rider Program – 18+ years old year-round, 10+ years old during summer months

Extra Pay & Bonuses:

  • 14 CPM per diem
  • $100 tarp pay – This translates to an additional $10,000 or more in annual compensation.
  • Extra stop/repower pay  
  • 6 CPM extra for Canada and hazmat loads 
  • 16 CPM extra for over dimensional loads 
  • Driver referral bonus: $750 – $1,000 
  • CSA inspection bonuses 
  • Driver Trainer/Safety Trainer/Mentor/Road Recruiter Pay
  • Fuel Bonus – up to $6,000 annually for meeting MPG requirements
  • Competitive Layover/Detention Pay
  • Road Warrior Program – Extra layer of flexibility giving OTR drivers the option to choose an additional day of home time or extra cash based on the amount of time they are out on the road.
  • Numerous Career Path Options for drivers to earn additional cash – Road Recruiter, Road Dawg, Melton Influencer, Road Trainer, and Melton Mentor.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL from the state you reside in
  • No BACs, DUIs, or DWIs in the last 5 years
  • 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