If you own your tractor and are looking for a stable, local freight opportunity, take a look at the new weekly pay and excellent advantages Florida Rock & Tank Lines offers!
CDL-A Independent Contractors will be delivering petroleum 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?
Average up to $3,100 / week (varies by location)
Average $2.84 CPM
68% of linehaul pay
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
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
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.
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.