Age Requirement

  • Be at least 22 years old

Commercial Driving Requirements - 1 year minimum

  • Current Class A, Commercial Driver’s License
  • 6 months of current (Class A) driving experience or 12 months of (Class A) driving experience within the last 3 years

Employment History - 3 years verified

  • Verifiable and stable work history
  • Work experience same as position applied for
  • Good customer service skills
  • Experience in using dispatch communication devices (ei) satellite etc.

Motor Vehicle Record – 3 years verified

  • No Failure to Appear on Motor Vehicle Record (unless cleared by legal verification)
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the last 3 years
  • Any accident(s) within the past 3 years are subject to review of the facts to determine preventability / fault

Driver Physical Requirements

  • Must meet D.O.T. requirements
  • Be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the job as detailed on the job description with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must have a current D.O.T. medical card and be registered in their home state if required

Employment Background Check

  • Must successfully complete and pass pre-employment drug screen
  • No failures of a random drug test or refusal to test within the last 3 years
  • Verification of employment and CSA safety history within the last 3 years

Criminal Record - 7 years verified

A felony conviction will not necessarily bar an applicant from employment.

Hendrickson Truck Lines, Inc. reviews applicants with the following:

  • Any Felony Sex Crime within 7 years from conviction date
  • Any Aggravated Crime where a weapon was used within 7 years from the conviction date
  • Any Theft, Burglaries or other crimes of property within 7 years from the conviction date
  • Motor-vehicle related alcohol or drug offenses within 7 years from the conviction
  • Driving license suspensions or serious motor vehicle offenses within 3 years from the date of application


When you are hired, you will attend a  orientation in Sacramento, CA

  • Breakfast Buffet at the hotel
  • Lunch provided at the terminal
  • Individual hotel room
  • $75 a day
  • Road test, to include, pre-trip and backing
  • DOT drug screens
  • Meet dispatch

Documents needed for orientation

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License
  • Second form of identification (Passport or Social Security Card/Birth Certificate)
  • Current DOT medical card registered with your state
  • Voided check/deposit slip for payroll or routing numbers from your account

Items to bring with you

  • Clothing and supplies for approximately 1 week.
  • Bedding for the truck. Most people bring a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Hendrickson Truck Lines, Inc. does require safety footwear which is work shoes or boots that are oil and slip resistant, preferably with ankle support.
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