Truckers Wanted! - Eagle Ford Drivers in High Demand

Eagle Ford truck driving jobs are in high demand. That's not news to those in South Texas that see the billboards and hear the pay rates. Sign on bonuses in the thousands of dollars are becoming more common and hourly rates can reach higher than $30.  The pay is good, but finding qualified candidates is not. published an article  yesterday that provides more background on the number of openings and the obstacles to hiring.

Here are a few highlights from the article:

  • San Antonio is losing drivers to the Eagle Ford
  • Pay ranges from 25,000-80,000 for most jobs
  • Background checks and drug test eliminate 50% of those apply for the positions
  • Coastal Bend College is working to train CDL drivers

Robstown Job Fair March 28, 2012 - Oil & Gas and Transportation

Don’t forget the Robstown Eagle Ford Job Fair March 28th starting at 10 am. Companies will have a couple thousand jobs on display. Get to the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds early. Expectations are for 2,000 or more job seekers. There's a need for everything from entry level positions, up to skilled oil & gas professionals.

If you aren't able to make it to the event, you can easily search for jobs right now at the Eagle Ford Jobs page.