CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES
Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers
Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.
Many truckers with families choose to work drive local jobs.
One of the most common types of trucking job is a drive local job. These jobs involve driving to and from a destination in the same area that you live in. These jobs usually involve one day’s work, with the trucker returning home at the end of the day. Many truckers with families choose to work drive … Continue reading “Types of Trucking Jobs: Drive Local”
Exploring your professional truck driver options? Take a look at what it means to be an OTR driver.
If you are just starting to learn about trucking, you may not be entirely familiar with all of the different types of trucking jobs. One of the most common trucking jobs is over the road, or OTR trucking. OTR trucking is also known as long-haul trucking. It refers to driving loads very long distances. OTR truckers … Continue reading “Types of Trucking Jobs: Over-The-Road Trucking”
Graduate Leonard Allen Smith stopped by Napier on his route
Leonard Allen Smith completed our 5 week truck driver training program in 2010 and has not looked back after beginning his new trucking career! This week he stopped by Napier on his route from Piqua, Ohio to Matandy Steel in Hamilton, Ohio to let us know he’s still truckin’… and going on his 7th year!!! … Continue reading “7 year trucking career began at Napier!”
A big shout out to recent Napier graduate David Woods on his landing a job with KE Warehousing & Distribution just 2 weeks after obtaining his Class A CDL! Way to go David! Our staff and those at Ohio Means Jobs Hamilton County are so thrilled with your immediate success! It is possible to land … Continue reading “Napier Grad David Woods with with KE Warehousing!”
Class act, Derrick Robinson, stopped by Napier to thank us for his continued success in the trucking business! A 2014 Napier graduate and Hamilton County WIOA Grant recipient, Derrick started over in a brand new career outside of the automotive business that he had worked in for over a decade. He is still trucking and … Continue reading “CDL Grad Derrick Robinson Swings By With Truck!”
Junior Achievement Shadow at Napier
Today, Napier had 20 8th grade students from Hopewell Elementary visit today to learn about careers in the trucking industry! Darrell Napier gave a fantastic presentation on the “no zone” areas of tractor trailers educating the children about the many blind spots professional drivers have to manage. We then took a pizza break before checking … Continue reading “Aspiring Truck Drivers visit Napier!”