Washington trucking for the fearless at heart. Only if you are ready for adventure and challenge do you want to go further in seeking a career in trucking. And while that may sound like fun, you really need to make sure you are compatible for the lifestyle by your personality and situation. If you are clueless about trucking before going any further look to the left and click on learn about trucking.
Part time Trucking and Local WashingtonTrucking Companies
Part time truckingjobs are becoming more abundant but they are not always available. If you don't see a local trucking company or type of job listed for your location, do a search for the position you want and the location. The closest match should come up.
You might not have fount the type of trucking job your looking for. Not all companies have other than traditional over the road trucking jobs. They may not need local or part time drivers. If you stay in an area with plenty of manufacturing your chances are greater.
Also, some of you who are just looking to start your career as a trucker may find that you need to first get experience as a trucker over the road before qualifying for local, regional or part-time jobs.
But there is hope.... try these ideas for locating a job
- Tell your friends what you are searching for
- Ask local manufacturers if they are hiring truck drivers
- Stop by local Washington Truck Stops, check for help wanted flyers
- Visit service stations near large manufactures in your areato see if anyone has posted flyers for drivers
- Post your own flyers about looking for a local driving position
Generally speaking, you also just want to be super aware of your surroundings. You may have driven right by large manufactures or even small trucking companies and not noticed them before.
You need to pay attention as you are driving so that you know what companies are actually in your community. Keep your eyes wide open and even ask people if they know of local companies with trucks.
There are also resources available to help research for what types of companies are in your neck of the woods.
Manta.com can help you
find local Washington companies.
Put in the city and then search. Then click on manufacturing.You will see list of companies. Click on the company profile and you have information including their phone numbers. You can simply call and see if they are hiring drivers.
Or you can use the map and locate the ones closest to you and go in person.
Also.....after that search....do a search in Google with these words
This will return a site with information that tells you what is coming up in the area as far and business goes. If there is a major company coming in or information that affects the future economy of the location, it will be announced. It may give you advance information that most of your competing job seekers will not be aware of.
If you are thirsting for more...Use Wikipedia as a resource, to see what drives your economy. You can get an overall view about what business sectors are big in your state. You can also research your city/town. Indulge in the information. You may be surprised at what you learn!