Driving Career

The Best Driving Careers are at J.S. Helwig & Son

If you would like to be treated as one of the best drivers in the business, join the team at J.S. Helwig & Son. We are committed to the safe and efficient operation of our company and that mission can only be accomplished by the hiring and retention of the most professional CDL truck drivers. James Helwig and our management and recruiting teams strive to provide the best driving careers in the nation for both company drivers and owner operators.

As a top refrigerated transport company in the United States, J.S. Helwig & Son has been selected as one of Tyson Foods' "Top Carriers" for multiple years, as well as Cargill's "Top Refrigerated Motor Carrier of the Year" for multiple years. Our CDL truck drivers can also be part of a team that is a top carrier for Pepsi, Nestle Water and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), just to name a few.

J.S. Helwig & Son offers a number of awarding benefits as part of our driving careers, including:

  • Family-oriented environment
  • Above average pay with annual raises
  • Twice a week pay schedule
  • Sign on bonus
  • Major medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation
  • Trucks are 3 years old or newer, all with APUs
  • 100% no-touch freight
  • Pets are always welcome in terminal and trucks
  • Climate-controlled indoor/outdoor dog kennels with pet showering area
  • One of the best drivers' lounges in the country
  • Cookout every third Friday of the month

Please take a moment to view our Equipment and Terminal pages for more details on these items.

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What can You Expect as a J.S. Helwig & Son CDL Truck Driver?

J.S. Helwig & Son believes it is the collective and the individual efforts of our drivers and employees that make us a superior refrigerated transport company. Our employees and CDL truck drivers are encouraged to come forward to present their views and ideas. James Helwig and the entire management team is always available to listen and respond.

A Message from James Helwig

"At J.S. Helwig & Son, LLC we are committed to the safe and efficient operation of our company and that mission can only be accomplished by the hiring and retention of the most qualified and professional drivers available. In the transportation industry of today, the need for professional drivers has never been greater, and J.S. Helwig & Son, LLC will provide an environment that allows the true professional to succeed. Together we can provide service that is safe, reliable, competitive and highly responsive to our customer’s needs. In meeting those needs, the company can be successful, which in turn leads to success for the professional driver. I appreciate and look forward to your association with J.S. Helwig & Son, LLC and your contribution in our continuing safe operation." – James Helwig

Key Highlights on J.S. Helwig & Son’s Driving Careers

When you begin one of J.S. Helwig & Son’s driving careers, you can expect:

Company drivers: 47CPM with annual 1c raises, an average of 2800+ miles/week, twice a week pay, paid vacation, all tractors are 3 years old or newer, pets are always welcome in terminal and truck with a $250 non-refundable deposit, and 100% no-touch freight.

Owner operators: $1.40 per mile plus fuel surcharge, no minimum days out required, twice a week pay, referral bonus offers, pet friendly terminal with top-of-the-line amenities, and much more.

Are you ready to become a J.S. Helwig & Son company driver?
Are you an owner operator wanting to switch driving careers?
If so, submit your application and become one of the most respected drivers on the road. We look forward to hearing from you