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Why the transportation pathway?
Our employer connections are committed to investing in your future and fully support your career growth as you gain experience.
Where you start
Your general interests suggest a career in the Transportation pathway. After connecting with a career coach, together you’ll narrow down to a few specific job paths.
These salaries are average estimates from the Texas Workforce Commission (2019) and may vary depending on your on the job experience and/or level of education completed. Notice, entry level positions may start with lower salaries.
A career coach can provide you with more info on salary ranges for your specific education and experience.
Heavy Truck Driver
Supervisor Material Mover
Postal Service Mail Carrier
Supervisor Transport & Material Moving
Sales Rep (MFG & wholesale)
Start the journey to your new career in the transportation path today. Fill out the form below to get started.
Heavy Truck Driver
Safely drive a tractor-trailer combination or a heavy truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck.
in the houston transportation path
candidate skills / qualifications
High school diploma/GED
Commercial Driver License (CDL)*
Through Houston Community College, San Jacinto College, or Lone Star College
Through Houston Community College, San Jacinto College, or Texas School of Continuing Education & Recruitment
Knowledge of DOT regulations and familiarity with DOT log book
0.5-1 years of commercial driving or material moving experience
- Truck driving
- Commercial driving
- Materials transport
- Communication skills
- Physical abilities
- Teamwork / Collaboration
How it works
Our circumstances may vary, but the Houston community is resilient. Here's how we can get Back on Track, together.
Connect with a Career Coach
Take a skills assessment to see where you might fit best.
Select a Career Path
& Build Your Resume
Build the necessary skills through our education partnerships to help you feel prepared for the interview process and job-ready.
Make Career Changing Connections
Use your new skills and our network to apply to jobs best suited for you.
Learn about our partners
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be a part of getting Houston Back on Track.