West Virginia Trucking

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In West Virginia trucking companies are providing careers at a time when the economy can hardly produce a job. Trucking companies in The Mountain State are hiring local drivers to haul freight locally, regionally or OTR. Part time trucking jobs may be available too in populated cities. Trucking in W Va will test your skills as a trucker. If you not familiar with life as a trucker, click on the tab to the left labeled learn about trucking to make sure you are the right type of person for a trucking career.

Part time and Local West Virginia Trucking Jobs

Part time and local trucking jobs are becoming more plentiful. However, not all trucking companies need these types of driver. 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 W. Va trucking job you are looking for. Not all companies have other than traditional over the road positions. 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 to start trucking in W. Va

  • Tell your friends what you are searching for
  • Ask local manufacturers if they are hiring truck drivers
  • Stop by local W. Virginia Truck Stops, check for help wanted flyers
  • Visit service stations near large manufactures in your area
  • to 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 West Va companies are actually in your community. Keep your eyes open and ask people if they know of local companies with trucks.

There are also tools available to help research for what types of companies are in your neck of the woods.

Manta.com can help you find local W. Va companies closest to you. 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. Use wikipedia as a resource for W. Va trucking insight. Well, in your case W Va, we all know that is coal. But you can get an overall view about what other business sectors are big in your state. You can also wiki your city or town for more specific information. You will find interesting information to help bring a new appreciation for where you live too.

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