Apply to Be a Driver at Sterling Transport
Minimum Standards for Driver Applicants
Minimum twenty five (25) years old. We MAY make exceptions if work experience and driving record is excellent.
Can read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.
Two-year verifiable tractor trailer experience is required. Applicant must be successfully road tested by a Sterling Transport driver trainer.
Applicant must possess a valid class A CDL with a tanker endorsement in his/her state of residence.
A person will be disqualified if:
- His/her CDL has been revoked within the last 3 years
- While driving a motor vehicle of any type has been convicted of:
- DUI within the last 7 years
- No more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years
- No more than 2 accidents in the last 3 years (regardless of fault)
- No combination of accidents and/or moving violations totaling 3 or more within the last 3 years
Drug & Alcohol
Must not have had any failed drug or alcohol tests and must pass a standard pre-employment drug screen.
- Must possess a current medical examiners’ certificate and long form
- Must be able to successfully complete a physical capacity test
- No felony convictions
- No criminal convictions (excluding convictions for motor vehicle violations) within a 3-year period immediately preceding the application date
Applicant’s general appearance and attitude will be considered.
Past Work History
Must be acceptable to Sterling Transport’s standards with regard to quality of work, cooperation with others, safety habits, personal habits, and driving skills.
Learn About Our Current Transport Job Openings
For more information about transportation careers with Sterling Transport or to learn about current job openings, please contact:
If you prefer to write us, our mailing address is:
P.O. Box 456
Lakeview, NC 28350
Sterling Transport has transport terminals in Apex, NC; Wake Forest, NC; Lexington, SC; Chesapeake, VA; Ashland, KY; Houston, PA; Alma, GA; Atlanta, GA; Starke, FL; and San Antonio, TX. We proudly serve the entire Eastern US corridor. Apply today to drive with us.