Arizona Trucking Jobs - Owner Operators
Arizona Owner Operator Trucking Jobs
There are a variety of owner operator jobs in Arizona. When you want to tap into these opportunities, you will need a large commercial truck as well as a commercial driver's license. You will need to be at least 18 years of age - and if you want to drive interstate, you will need to be at least 21 years of age. Typically, owner operators have some experience working as a company driver before buying their own truck.
When you consider the different owner operator jobs, you will be in control of your hours, the industry you want to get involved in and much more. You will also be responsible for more, which includes:
- DOT Records
- Truck maintenance
- Loading and unloading
The DOT records may be one of the most important as they are required by the state. Essentially, you have to keep track of how many hours you are behind the wheel at any given time in a row as well as what you work in a week. If you violate these rules, you may be subject to fines and potentially even license suspension.
If you have your own truck and you are ready to use it to take on trucking jobs, scroll down to our list of owner-operator jobs in Arizona. You may already be familiar with how quickly the trucking industry of Arizona is expanding. In fact, O*Net reports that job openings in Arizona may increase 8% more than the national average by 2022. Tractor-trailer drivers in Arizona report an average salary of $38,600 per year (O*Net, 2014).