Job Placement Assistance and Success

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At PDI, we’re proud that our graduates often have to choose from more than one job offer, decide where they want to work, and what type of driving best fits their lifestyle and salary needs. And we keep building on this history of success, with over 5,000 graduates obtaining their CDL through PDI.

How PDI Helps Start Your Truck Driving Career

PDI assists graduates to find great jobs in a variety of ways.

We –

  • Stay in constant contact with employers to ensure we are providing exactly the kinds of comprehensive training they demand
  • Utilize the pre-hire system of multiple major motor carriers
  • Provide career counseling to aid you in understanding your options - long haul, short haul, route, and construction
  • Promote company recruiter visits
  • Participate in various area job fairs
  • Maintain job applications with all major trucking firms

Trucking Carriers We Work With

A partial list of just some of the carriers and companies we work closely with to help our graduates begin their driving careers –

Swift Maverick 
TMC CRST
KLLM Stevens Transport
Werner Superior Truck Lines  
USXpress Western Express
Roehl Prime, Inc.
Waste Management XPO Logistics
Wegmans Schneider
USA Truck ARG/ Wadhams
Maines A. Duie PYLE
TransAm UPS

The Current Trucking Career Outlook

Even when the economy is not booming, skilled drivers are in high demand.

  • Continuous high demand
    Even when the economy is not booming, trucking is a career that flourishes. Current needs are for 500,000 drivers nationwide.
     
  • Ongoing job security
    Trucks deliver food, oil and gas, clothing, building materials, mail, cars - just about everything we need and use so job security is “built in.”
     
  • Excellent pay and benefits
    Commercial truck drivers usually earn over $30,000 their first year, and experienced drivers can make $90,000 a year and more! Plus most firms offer health insurance benefits for drivers and their families, paid vacations and holidays, retirement plans, and other benefits.
     
  • Reimbursement for education/training
    Many trucking companies reimburse driving school tuition expenses for new hires.
     
  • Choice and independence
    Choose from local, regional and over-the-road driving jobs. Whether you’re behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler or a straight truck, it’s a job where you are proud and in charge.

Current Local Opportunities - Updated November 16, 2018

  • Corrigan Moving Systems: Located in Henrietta, NY. We are an award-winning organization seeking Local CDL-A and CDL-B Drivers to join our team. Compensation and benefit packages vary according to experience and classification. Candidates must pass DOT physical and drug/alcohol screening. Corrigan Moving is a family-operated and award-winning organization in business since 1929. We are seeking individuals who wish to join our Rochester team, and grow professionally within our organization. For more career information, please contact Dennis Braniecki, Local Operations Manager at 585-295-2227 or send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Niagara Scenic Tours is Hiring Professional Motor-coach Operators! Enjoy traveling the "Scenic Route" in your corner office with a view. Full-time Motor-coach Operators average between $40,000 and $60,000 per year while driving the newest fleet in Western New York. Class B with Passenger endorsement is required. Please send resumes to AJ Satterly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 585-438-3063 to ask about what Niagra Scenic Tours can offer you! 
  • Santelli Lumber Company - Contact Dennis Alvaro 315-597-4884 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Full-time position for energetic individual to do local deliveries of lumber and building materials. Clean CDL-B License preferred. Competitive wage and benefit package including medical insurance and 401K retirement plan. Job requires heavy lifting and knowledge of building materials would be helpful. But we would be willing to train the right person. Jobs are now open!
  • Atlantic Plywood - Contact Daniel McGuckin 585-458-4180. Recent graduate or someone who had their CDL B & recently graduated to CDL A. Benefits: 401k, profit sharing, vacation. $18/hr to start with no experience. All local, hazmat endorsement preferred but not required. No alcohol related convictions within the last 5 years; no felonies within the last 7 years.
  • RES EXHIBIT Services LLC. Based in Downtown Rochester is seeking 2 CDL-A Drivers. 1 Local/1 Regional. Experience preferred. Pay DOE Between-$17-$19 hr plus full benefits. Responsible for company owned vehicles provided. Must pass DOT physical and drug/alohol screening. Ability to back a tractor trailer into a dock with minimum clearance a must. Work hours 8am-4:30pm some Satrudays. Have Sundays to watch football and have off! Downtime will include some warehouse work. We are a 30 year old successful comany and one of the coolest places to work. Check out our website www.RES-Exhibits.com and please call Amy B 585-546-2040x1287 or come in and apply. Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 453 Smith Street, Rochester, NY 14608 M-F 8:30am-4:30pm. 
  • Klein Reinforcing Services: Class A or b driver wanted. We are looking for a Full/Part-time or On-call driver help us on days when we have overflow. Driving is same-day, generally in the Upstate Ny area. Truck is loaded and ready for you. Some minor uploading may be required. Possibility of a permanent full-time position. Please email with requirements and contact information. We offer health insurance, 401k & vacation packages. Contact Matt Knicley 585-352-9433 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Klein Steel is seeking 1+ year of CDL-A experience first shift. Perks: Home every day! Full time position, hourly pay, and comprehensive benefits package! Apply directly at: https://bit.ly/2R5G66x
  • Department of Transportation State of New York looking for CDL A or B Trainee. Salary $36,270 with great benefits. Employees must be available and able to respond within one hour of being called. Overtime response and shift work are requirements for this job. Therefore, use of vacation and personal leaves are limited during winter but can be used during the summer. Please contact Dave Gardner at 585-352-3471 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Farley Riggers & Movers, Inc. is a small company that has been in business for 100 years. We specialize in factory rigging, hauling & machinery moving in Western New York. We are looking for CDL-A graduates, who is looking for a challenging job where no 2 days are alike. The job would be for local area hauling only with some labor, full time. Rates negotiable. Please call 716-433-2920.
  • The Anderson-DuBose Company is a Distribution Company that is hiring Local CDL-A Delivery Drivers to help serve their Customers. They recognize that home time for CDL-A drivers is important, and the opportunity for a local delivery job with a stable and profitable company is worth considering. At Anderson-Dubose, we know your compensation is more than just the amount you receiver in your paycheck. And we strive to be a leader in offering an exceptional benefit package. Apply Online Today at http://www.anderson-dubose.com/ or in person at 41 Cook Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
  • Maines Paper & Food- +1 year experience $12,500 sign-on bonus - less than 1 year $8,000 sign-on bonus. Many positions available: day trips, shuttle drivers, drivers enjoy regular schedule. Benefits starting day one, including Medical/401k! www.maines.net to apply online. CDL A and B positions available Contact Nancy Fowler at 607-222-5731
  • Seeking drivers age 25+ with 3+ years of verifiable experience, DOT physical card, & clean CDL-A. Local/Regional runs (mostly 1-pick/1-drop). Usually not away from home more than 2-days/1-night per regional trip. Apply in person: @ Elder Trucking - 1754 Waterport Rd, Waterport, NY 14571, call (585)682-4282, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Steve Short Excavating - CDL-B dump truck driver needed. $14.50/hour first 3/months after 6/months driver receives bonus, pay increase and benefits. Please contact Ky Sellars 585-414-6596
  • CDL-A regional drivers needed. Drivers are home once a week and weekends. Paid per trip not mileage. Make $1325 week gross. Dry van so don't have to unload or load. Safety bonuses. 401k match, 1 week vacation after a year. Health insurance. Very few multiple stops, usually less than 500 miles per day. Please contact Lauren at 585-360-4670.
  • Contractor for FedEx looking for full-time driver needed for dedicated Pittsburgh run. Sunday through Thursday Henrietta location FedEx Ground linehaul. This runs leaves at 4PM empty to Pittsburgh drop and hook trailer bring back to Rochester Lexington Avenue location, have the trailer unloaded bring back empty back to Henrietta. This run is no touch freight drop and hook's only. One week paid vacation after a year, six paid holidays after 60 days. Also looking for a on-call driver to fill in as needed (yearly salary position).Contact Dave Baker 585-749-2132
  • J. Polep is looking for LOCAL CDL A and B Delivery Drivers. Drivers are home every night and off on weekends. Drivers deliver products to a variety of convenience stores, gas stations, Colleges/Universities and hospitals. Drivers use hand trucks to make their deliveries. Employee Benefits include Medical/Dental/Eye/Life/Disability Insurance as well as paid vacations, sick leave and a 401(k). Benefits are available to both employees and their families. How to apply: Go to: www.jpolep.com or call the Recruiting Office at 413-888-1314.
  • National Vacuum Environmental Services Corp. looking for CDL Class A&B operators. OSHA training a plus. We offer great hourly pay, benefits, vacation time and 401k. We are an environmental/industrial cleaning company. Please apply online at www.nationalvacuum.com or email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Lowes in Brockport, NY is looking for CDL-A driver with pay based on experience. Apply online at Lowes.com and search by location. Please contact Laura Beecher with any questions at 585-395-6100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Pallet Express is looking to hire a CDL-A driver! Local runs in the Rochester area, home every night! Starting pay depends on experience, willing to train the right person! For more information and to apply contact Joe Albano at 585-202-5798 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Lowe's Greece location is looking for CDL-A or B drivers. Pay is based on experience but willing to work with new drivers. Please contact Andy Gitsis at 585-453-7500 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Vu Acres, LLC is looking to hire CDL-A drivers with a tanker endorement, willing to train the right person. Be home every night. For more information or to apply, please contact Amy Fries 585-356-7604
  • G. Frederico Wrecking Co., (Rochester, NY) is currently looking for a tractor trailer driver CDL-A. This is a local position - no travel. You will be driving dump trailers and lowboys. If interested, please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Diane at 585-647-1211
  • OPENING- Volume Transportation Inc. - CDL A & B Stock Yard, join the Volume family and become part of the greatest trucking network in the business. Please apply online at www.volinc.com/drivers/ or call Wade at 770-294-9830
  • Buffalo Fuel Corp.- CDL A DRIVERS NEEDED - Regional / Local / OTR - home weekly / dedicated one way runs / no touch freight. Team drivers pay 100k+ a year; 80k / 52-62 cents per mile plus benefits including 401k, health & more. Safety bonus, sign-on bonus $2,000, OTR meal allowance $25 per day - paid training, vacations, holidays & personal days. Company drivers send in your resume to be reviewed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Allysa at 716-278-2000x100 and immediately see the advantage of joining our TEAM.
  • B&L Wholesale Truck Driver – CDL A & B Drivers, Knuckle Boom/Conveyor/Moffet Truck Operator Please send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 70 Hartford Street, Rochester, NY 14605
  • OPENING-Mobile Air Transport in Rochester, NY. Full-time position CDL-A local driver, start time 1300 M-F, avg. 45 hr per week. Additional responsiblities would be to cover Line haul between Rochester and Albany for vacation relief at times. Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • FDA Logistics,LLC- Cheektowaga, NY. Reefer carrier. Home weekends.New equipment, Benefits, and hourly pay. Contact:  716-630-5070
  • Big Apple Deli Products- Currently seeking CDL B drivers for local runs. Apply online at http://www.bigappledeliproducts.com/careers
  • Key Logistics: Local runs available, 1 year experience, waived for Veterans. Apply in person. 
  • Youngblood Disposal- CDL B positions. Apply in Person or email Joe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Wegmans- 2years CDL A experience needed. Apply online. 
  • Dolomite- Currently Seeking CDL drivers. Contact Dan Dusett at 585-424-6040 x114 https://jobs.oldcastle.com/
  • Big Apple Deli Products- Currently seeking CDL B drivers for local runs. Apply online at http://www.bigappledeliproducts.com/
  • Fulltime or Parttime dedicated runs from Western, NY to Laredo TX. 3400 miles/wk approv. Call or text Bill @ 954-594-4512 for details.
  • DOT Foods- Currently hiring out of Western NY. Apply online https://www.dotfoods.com/careers/transportationdti/ or attend recruiter visit 12/11/17 at 1:00pm

To inquire about these positions, please contact our office at (585) 293-1203 or you may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional details can be found on our facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/PDI1993.