Careers

Join the Cannonball Family

Are you...
Tired of being treated like a number at a large company?
Tired of being on the road for weeks at a time?
Want to spend more time at home and still make a great living?
Tired of dealing with difficult freight that pays little to nothing?
Worried because the cost of fuel keeps eating up your paycheck?

Cannonball Trucking has the solution...
Cannonball is a family owned business that values every associate.
Cannonball is a full truckload carrier. Make your delivery and head home.
Cannonball has many professional drivers with over 20 years experience in the business.
Cannonball drivers earn a good living, and enjoy being home almost every night.
Cannonball transports industrial freight which is usually "no touch".
Cannonball was among the first Houston companies to implement a fuel surcharge that scales with changing prices that helps protect our drivers from the rising costs of fuel.

You can get employment information 3 ways.

1. Call us at 713-644-7300

2. Stop by:
6815 Lindbergh St.
Houston, TX 77087

3. Submit your resume for the jobs listed below.

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OPEN POSITIONS

Employee Drivers / Owner Operators

A job at Cannonball Trucking Inc. is unlike any other. You'll be challenged. You'll be inspired. And you'll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you'll be part of something big.

As a Cannonball Trucking Employee Driver or Owner Operator, you're the one who gets things done. Your day is filled with delivering shipments to a loyal customer base that rely on your professionalism and dedication. Whether you're helping customers move a mission critical document or a 60,000 lb. blowout preventer, you're ready to share knowledge and deliver a level of service that showcases your professionalism. You gain satisfaction from getting results and doing it better than the other guys.

Key Qualifications:

  • Commit to being part of the Cannonball Team.
  • Bring a positive attitude and work ethic.
  • Keep a professional image.
  • Commit to keep equipment clean and in good order.
  • Pass a DOT drug screen and physical.
  • Commit to operating in a safe manner and have a serviceable MVR.

Advantages to working with Cannonball:

  • Join a company established in 1964 with over 50 years of stability!
  • Local opportunities that get you home most nights!
  • Bi-weekly paychecks with higher $ per mile!
  • 2010 to 2018 Trucks - Freightliner Cascadias with Automatic Transmissions
  • Employee Benefits include -- Vacation, Medical Insurance, and 401k
  • No escrow account required for Owner Operators and Free Parking!

Opportunities for Employee Drivers: Ask about sign on bonuses!

  • Small Stakebeds - Employees with CDL, HM, and TWIC
  • Large Stakebeds - Employees with CDL, HM, and TWIC
  • Tractor Trailers - Employees with CDL, HM, and TWIC

Opportunities for Owner Operators: Ask about sign on bonuses!

  • Pickups -- Owner Operators with CDL, HM, and TWIC (willing to run out of town)
  • Small Stakebeds with Liftgates-- Owner Operators with CDL, HM, and TWIC
  • Large Stakebeds with Liftgates-- Owner Operators with CDL, HM, and TWIC
  • Mini Float / Gooseneck - Owner Operators with CDL, HM, and TWIC
  • Tractor Trailers - Owner Operators with CDL, HM, and TWIC
  • Commit to operating in a safe manner and have a serviceable MVR.

Cannonball is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Customer Service Rep

A job at Cannonball Trucking Inc. is unlike any other. You'll be challenged. You'll be inspired. And you'll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you'll be part of something big. Family-owned trucking company is currently seeking an experienced, full-time, Customer Service Rep. Must be comfortable working on the phone to take orders from customers. Computer skills are crucial. This position requires the ability to multi-task in a hectic, challenging environment at times. Communication, customer service and time-management are required to succeed. Familiarity with DOT regulations is a plus, but a willingness to learn is more important.

We offer an extensive benefit package including: health insurance, paid vacation, and paid holidays. We encourage professional growth by providing certification and training opportunities.

Please see the full job description below.

General Information and Job Duties:

  • Coordinate and monitor fleet equipment and driver pickup and delivery schedules per company and customer requirements.
  • Bring a positive attitude and work ethic.
  • Provide directions for drivers to customer locations.
  • Data entry of load information, load status, equipment movement, rates, etc. into dispatch system.
  • Occasionally negotiate pay rates for transportation of materials hauled.
  • Ensure compliance with the Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Communicate directly with customers via telephone, e-mail, and fax.
  • Track and report driver service failures and/or disciplinary issues to Human Resources Department.
  • Manage dispatch issues after normal business hours ("on-call" rotation).
  • Working conditions may include moderate noise levels and mostly working inside in controlled temperatures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to read and understand detailed customer load information and customer requirements and deadlines.
  • Geographic knowledge and ability to read geographical maps.
  • Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to navigate and research using the internet.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, and possess strong follow-up skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (i.e. computer, fax machine, copier, printer, etc.).
  • Must be goal-oriented and demonstrate positive interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms, to maintain a seated position for up to 4 hours, to listen intently, to speak clearly and professionally, and to have sufficient visual ability to meet job requirements.

Education, Experience, and Attitude Requirements:

  • Commit to being part of the Cannonball Team.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional attendance and punctuality.
  • High school or equivalent.
  • At least one year experience in truck dispatch and/or operations preferred.
  • Must be a person with integrity who brings a positive attitude to the office every day and has an unrelenting drive to succeed.

Cannonball is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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