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Owner Operator Truck Driver

Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Treasure Island, FL posted April 23, 2021.

If you own your tractor and are looking for a stable, local freight opportunity, take a look at the new percentage pay and excellent advantages Florida Rock & Tank Lines offers!

CDL-A Independent Contractors will be delivering petroleum, chemical or dry bulk products to commercial and industrial customers in the Southeast region. In addition to stable freight, we offer a comprehensive independent contractor / owner operator support program designed so you can succeed in safety, maintenance and profitability in your business.

Why Join the FRTL Team?

* NEW 68% of linehaul pay!
* Multi-Driver/Tractor opportunities
* Home DAILY!
* Comprehensive Benefits Program offered by 3rd party
* Very stable, essential year-round freight
* Tank truck industry leader
* PeopleNet tanker workflow & electronic logs
* Discounted fuel & tires
* Permit and fuel tax filing
* No cost auto liability insurance while under dispatch
* Operate under FRTL DOT authority
* Parking at FRTL terminal or approved domicile location
* 100% Fuel Surcharge
* Weekly settlements

Tractor Requirements:

* Tractor age not to exceed 10 years
* Must be in compliance with DOT Annual Inspection criteria
* No frame modifications
* Exhaust system mufflers and heat shields
* Professional appearance
* Windshields and cab must be free of accessories which obstructs driver’s vision
* Maximum 20,000lbs including driver and fuel
* Highest point not to exceed 11’6″
* Wheelbase of 185″ to 220″
* ECM set at 65mph maximum speed

Independent Contractor / Owner Operator CDL-A Truck Driver Eligibility:

* Only the owner of the tractor or authorized drivers are allowed to drive the IC tractor.
* Be at least 23 years of age.
* Possess a valid CDL-A with Tanker Endorsement, HazMat for petroleum & chemical. (May apply without endorsements but must obtain prior to execution of contract) issued by resident state of the driver.
* One year verifiable tractor-trailer experience
* No record of a driver’s license suspension or revocation as a result of traffic violations for more than 30 days during the 3-year period prior to the date of hire. Suspensions for Failure to Appear, failure to meet financial responsibility laws, or Non-Moving Violation Convictions are excluded.
* No record of citation or conviction for the violations listed below in any motor vehicle during the 3-year period prior to the date of hire, excluding item “a”.
* Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in previous 10 years.
* Refusal to take a test required by an implied consent of similar law.
* Reckless homicide or involuntary manslaughter.
* Operating while under suspension or revocation.
* Leaving the scene of an accident or revocation.
* Speed exhibition, contest, or drag race.
* Use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a felony.
* Assault with a motor vehicle.
* Reckless driving or careless endangerment.
* Operating a motor vehicle without permission of the owner.
* Fleeing or eluding a police officer.
* Speeding in excess of 25mph of the posted speed limit.
* No record of convictions in any motor vehicle for more than two motor vehicle violations during the 3-year period prior to the date of hire.
* Meet all requirements as outlined in the Department of Transportation, CFR 49, Part 391.1 (a)
* No more than one at-fault accident and one moving violation conviction in the last three years.
* Be able to pass DOT physical and NIDA pre-contract drug test.
* No controlled substance conviction or positive drug test in the last 10 years
* Must be able to read and speak English sufficiently to understand highway signs/signals and complete required reports and records.