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West Side Transport Jobs

4201 16th Avenue Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404


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West Side Transport | Truck Driving Jobs

Trucking Company Overview:

General Information

REGIONAL – Home Weekly

  • $900 Week MINIMUM Pay Commitment
  • Make up to $70,000/year
  • Additional Short-haul pay
  • Paid Monthly bonuses – Mileage, Safety and Fuel
  • Pay increases $.01 to $.02 every 1 to 5 months depending on starting experience.

Home either Friday evening or Saturday morning. The choice is yours to better fit you and your family needs. $900/week minimum pay commitment to make sure you never make less than at least $900.

OTR – Home Bi-Weekly

  • $1,000 to $1,200 Week MINIMUM Pay Commitment
  • Make up to $70,000/year
  • Paid Monthly bonuses – Mileage, Safety and Fuel
  • Pay increases $.01 to $.02 every 1 to 5 months depending on starting experience.

10 to 14 days out with 2 full days at home. $900 to $1,100 week minimum pay commitment (depends on experience) available so you will never make less than that amount.

Dedicated Flex

  • Make $900 to $1,100 per week
  • Home weekends
  • Home 1 night through the week.
  • Paid Monthly bonuses – Mileage, Safety and Fuel

Local Home Nightly

  • Cedar Rapids, IA,
  • Chicagoland, IL
  • St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN
  • Columbus, OH
  • Makeup to $60,000/year
  • Range pay between $20 to $80 per load hauled
  • Paid Monthly bonuses – Mileage, Safety, and Fuel
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift positions available
  • Monday through Friday

We hire Recent Graduates from IA, IL, IN, OH, MI, MN, KY, TN, and WI.

We hire Experienced Drivers from IA, MN, WI, IL, IN, OH, MI, TN, KY, PA, NY, NJ, TN, and MO.

West Side Transport offers state-of-the-art equipment and one of the best pay packages in the industry. But it's our drivers that really set us apart. We employ highly qualified, experienced drivers and continually reward them for their excellence.


  • West Side Transport Driver App.
    • Scan documents
    • Receive load information
    • Check your weekly pay
    • Driver Referrals ($1,000 bonus)
    • Weather alerts
  • Dog Policy – up to 2 dogs (not exceed total weight of 50lbs)
  • Qualcomm satellite communications
  • Comdata CabCard in-cab email service
  • PrePass to keep your out-of-pocket expenses to a minimum
  • Comdata with an option of direct deposit*
  • We are members of Transflo Express for truck stop paperwork scanning
  • Single source dispatch available 24/7
  • No hazmat required
  • No forced New York City
  • "We Are Family" Program*
  • Company store
  • Rider policy*
  • Weekly payroll
  • Fitness facility (available when at our corporate office in Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • Driver Mentor Program
  • Disability insurance available
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical & dependent care
  • Option for In-Cab Scanning

* Contact West Side for more details on how to qualify.


West Side Transport strives to offer the best medical & dental insurance carriers and plans available in the industry. Please talk to one of our experienced recruiters for details.


  • $20,000 free coverage
  • Supplemental up to $300,000


  • 5 days paid after 1 year of service
  • 10 days paid after 2 years of service
  • 15 days paid after 7 years of service
  • 20 days paid after 12 years of service
  • 25 days paid after 20 years of service


  • 401(k) available after only 6 months
  • Can contribute up to 50% of earnings into plan 


Driver type:

  • Company Driver

Hiring By State:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Wisconsin

Pay Scale

No Experience 40¢ - 42¢ per mile
1- year Experience 43¢ - 44¢ per mile
2- year Experience 45¢ - 44¢ per mile
3- year Experience 45¢ - 47¢ per mile
4- year Experience 48¢ - 50¢ per mile


Dental Insurance Yes
Health Insurance Yes
Profit Sharing No
Retirement Plan Yes
Safety Bonuses Yes
Vision Insurance Yes

Driver Requirements

Minimum Age 22
Minimum Experience None
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Auto Hauling, Double/Triples, Drop Deck, Dry Van, Flatbed, HHG, None, Other, Reefer, Specialized, Tanker
Driving Preference Dedicated, Local, OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
Allowable Moving Violations 3
Allowable Preventable Accidents 3
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted Yes


Time Away From Home Weekly or Bi-Weekly
Paid Orientation Yes
Rider Program Spouse Yes
Rider Program Child Yes
Pets Yes