“As a company driver, I like running the western network and the consistent miles I get weekly.”

Chad Engle
Company Driver

Paid CDL Training

Receive real world experience over the road and earn your CDL with us! Our comprehensive program is designed for your success.

We help you obtain your CDL permit at one of our terminals. After some practice on our yard we send you out for 2-3 weeks with a CDL instructor to prepare you for your DOT exam.

Once you've passed your CDL exam you are officially an employee of Jim Palmer Trucking! We send you out with a coach for 30,000 miles of training over the road.

During your training our fleet managers stay in constant contact with you. We care about your success on the road and with Jim Palmer Trucking.

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Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Possess a valid class A CDL, Social Security card, US Citizenship OR Alien Registration Card.
  • NO convictions from the following list in the past 3 years:
    • Speeding over 15mph
    • Following too close
    • Unsafe or erratic lane change
    • Reckless driving
  • NO more than 2 moving violations within the last 12 months.
  • NO more than 4 moving violations within the last 3 years.
  • NO DUI/DWI convictions in the last 5 years.
  • NO license suspensions for points in the last 3 years.
  • NO drug convictions in the last 5 years.
  • Must have an acceptable CSA scorecard (PSP Driver Report)

We would love to talk with you about joining the family.







“I have waited 16 years to work here. I got my chance! If you want honesty, then this is the company for you.”

John Ward
Lease Operator
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