Does J.B. Hunt Require Experience?

Your guide to experience requirements for J.B. Hunt driving jobs.

The short answer is, yes. We do require at least three months of CDL-A experience for our Dedicated Contract Services® (DCS®) and Intermodal business units, and for many of our Final Mile Services® (FMS) driving jobs. 

However, if you have less than the required amount of experience, don’t worry– we make it easy to find your perfect position with J.B. Hunt! Find your experience level below and learn more about the opportunities available to you.

J.B. Hunt driver drives an intermodal day cab. J.B. Hunt Intermodal containers lined in the background.

Class A License and Three or More Months of Experience

We require that those interested in our CDL-A driving jobs have a minimum of three months of CDL-A experience after completing CDL school. If you meet this minimum, we have loads of jobs available across the country! 

If you or someone you know meets these requirements, click here to look at our openings near you and start finding your new driving career. 

Class A License and Less Than Three Months of Experience

While our minimum hiring requirements are three or more months of driving experience, we do have opportunities for new CDL-A graduates with the J.B. Hunt Apprenticeship Program

Ready to find CDL-A training and experience with an industry leader? Fill out this form to have a recruiter reach out with more information!

No CDL-A License

No CDL-A? No problem. Drivers in our FMS business unit can begin their driving careers without a Class A license as a Delivery Installation Specialist (DIS). 

DIS drivers make deliveries in a box truck and install or assemble furniture, appliances, workout equipment and more! Click here for an inside look at what it’s like to drive with J.B. Hunt as a last mile driver!

License Other Than Class A

If you have a Class B, C, or any other class of license, you can be eligible for our CDL-A jobs when you upgrade your license to Class A and gain three or more months of experience or enter into our Apprenticeship Program! 

If you do not wish to upgrade your license, then you could find your perfect driving career with our non-CDL driving jobs.

Find Your Fit

If you need a job that’ll improve your life, we believe we have the perfect CDL-A or non-CDL driving job for you. Give our recruiters a call at 1-877-791-9458 or fill out our short form to learn more about driving jobs near you!

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