CDL A Local Flatbed & Curtain Side Driver in Houston, TX
Company: BlueLinx Corp.
Phone number: 800-411-5840
Driver type: Company Driver
Equipment type: Dry Van
Job type: Local

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About This Job at BlueLinx Corp.

Bluelinx is hiring full-time CDL A Local Flatbed Drivers in Houston, TX. The driver will transport building and industrial products in the greater Houston, TX area and be home daily.

BlueLinx (NYSE: BXC), a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 70,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 50 states. Our growing team of more than 600 professional truck drivers is committed to delivering products safely and on time. Teamwork, integrity, and continuous improvement drive our culture which emphasizes safety and customer service. Join the BlueLinx team today!

Home Every Night | Predictable Schedule | Tuition Reimbursement Benefits



  • $234.00 per day
  • 39 CPM with guaranteed 600 miles per day
  • Bonus Alert!
    • At Bluelinx, if you are a Driver, you are eligible for our Big Blue Bonus(B3)! Eligibility for the B3 bonus is based on your date of hire, your location’s financial performance as well as your individual performance. If all criteria are achieved, employees have the ability to be paid a quarterly bonus of $500. Potentially an earned $2,000 annual bonus
  • Paid bi-weekly via direct deposit


Benefits & Perks

  • Great company benefits starting the first of the month: 
    • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • 9 paid company holidays 
  • Paid Time Off: 3 weeks (accrual begins day 1)
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • 401k with 4% company match; immediate fully vested 
  • Paid orientation at your pay rate
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Driver recognition program
  • Employee Assistance Program


Home Time, Route, & Schedule

  • Home Every Night!
  • Shift: Monday - Friday, no weekend work
  • Schedule: Start time 6am; 10 – 12 hour shifts
  • Route: Deliveries within 200-250 miles of Houston, TX
  • No Touch Freight. No tarping, only responsible for securement



  • Newer model Internationals and Kenworths
  • Automatic 
  • Forward and outward event triggered cameras
  • Utilize Samsara ELD



  • Accurate and timely delivery of freight and pick-up 
  • Load securement and directing the unloading by customer forklift operators 
  • Maintain electronic logbook and complete trip reports 
  • Manage Proof of Delivery Paperwork from customers 
  • Interact professionally with customers; process and communicate customer issues 
  • Maintain daily safety checklist and perform all required DOT inspections 
  • Maintain clean tractor and perform minor maintenance of equipment as required



  • Minimum age 21
  • Valid Class A License
  • 1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer experience in the last 3 years
  • Flatbed experience is a plus
  • Must be able to obtain, a non-excepted interstate DOT medical card
  • Safe Driving Record (considered on a case-by-case basis):
    • No DUI’s in last 5 years
    • No more than 1 moving violation or preventable accident in the last 12 months 
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Physical ability to secure loads 
  • Ability to read customer orders and able to write and speak English
  • Must be a team player with good customer service skills
  • Must be able to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical 
  • Hiring Radius: Drivers must live within 20 miles of Houston, TX or be willing to relocate for this position 

BLUELINX is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


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Driver Types Hired

  • Company Driver

Equipment Types Hired

  • Dry Van

CDL Classes Accepted

  • Class A

Expediting Experience Required?

No, we do not require that applicants have expediting experience.

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DMV Record

Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked: No
Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI: No
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