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Owner Operator

Owner Operator Truck Driver - Independent Contractor

  • Tractor must be in good physical and mechanical condition and must pass a D.O.T. annual inspection prior to orientation in Porter, Indiana
  • All contractors should understand our customers’ trailers are moved throughout the continental U.S.
  • Three (3) years verifiable over-the-road, tractor-trailer experience
  • Tractor should be ELD compliant
  • Must pass D.O.T. physical
  • Must pass D.O.T. drug testing
  • Must be registered with the FMCSA Clearinghouse

Base Plate & Permits

  • Cost of Indiana Base Plate can be deducted from each settlement
  • Trailer Transit offers a toll transponder and scale bypass for a nominal fee
  • Contractor must provide proof that the current year (2290) Federal Highway Use Tax has been paid
  • Contractor must have the original or copy of the original title to the tractor
  • Trailer Transit provides ALL other permits

Suggested Additional Equipment

  • Due to the nature of our business and the needs of our customer base, it is highly recommended that you have a sliding 5th wheel with a long slide, either at time of sign-on or shortly thereafter.
  • CDL endorsements for Tank, Doubles, and Hazmat
  • Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)
  • Tie down equipment:
  • Six 20” chains, 5/16” high tensile or 3/8”
  • Eight tire chains
  • Six chain binders
  • Four 4”x30” straps with flat hooks
  • Four ratchet-type winches
  • Light Bar – used on trailers without rear lights or if the electrical system is not compatible
  • Pintle Hook, Ball Hitch, and Electric Brakes

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 800.922.7448

Please note: Recruiting Hours are 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Job Location
Remote work possible
Base Salary
$3000-$5000 Per month
Date posted
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