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Independent Contract Trucking Jobs

Are you an independent trucking owner-operator? Interested in more regular trucking work that comes with independent contractor driving job opportunities? If you meet the following qualifications, we encourage you to apply for a truck driving career at BTI Special Commodities today!

Not an owner-operator but are still interested in high-paying truck driving jobs? Submit an application with BTI for a new high paying career in truck driving today!

Independent Contractor Qualifications:

  • 2 years of verifiable truck driving experience
  • Pass a pre-employment physical
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Stable work history
  • Minimum 23 years of age
  • Valid CDL license

May NOT have:

  • A DUI * DWI or open container in the past 5 years
  • A chargeable accident in the last 12 months
  • More than 2 moving violations in the last 12 months
  • More than 5 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • Suspensions of any nature in the past 12 months

Independent Contractor Pay Scale:

  • Truck drivers get some of the best pay in the trucking industry with  79% of total revenue and a 1 ½ week holdback
  • Independent contractors receive 100% of additional pick-ups and stop-offs
  • Independent contractors receive 100% of the fuel surcharge
  • BTI has a guaranteed line haul trucking rate of $.82 per book mile

Independent Contractor Driving Job Benefits:

  • DOT truck inspection of your commercial motor vehicle
  • $50.00 will be paid to an Independent Contractor who completes a no-violation DOT inspection. The independent trucker must return a copy of the inspection report to the safety department
  • Rider policy that allows passengers to ride along on trucking routes
  • Passengers must be an immediate family member and at least 11 years of age
  • Tractor-Trailer Insurance
  • Insurance is available through BTI at 3.5% of the insured value of the tractor-trailer
  • Low-cost bobtail insurance at $39.00/per month

Programs For Independent Contractors:

  • Automatic Deposit: Automatic deposit is available to the bank of your choice with all settlement paperwork being sent to your home at no additional cost.
  • Emergency Fund: An emergency fund has been established at the Affinity Credit Union to aid drivers faced with a family emergency. The fund is voluntary and is deducted at $2.00/week. THIS IS A NON-REFUNDABLE PROGRAM.
  • Driver Referral Bonus: A $1000.00 bonus is paid to the current BTI truck driver when a driver referral is qualified, finishes the orientation program, and takes dispatch on his/her first load
  • Paid Orientation: A new recruit can expect to spend 3 days completing the orientation process. The recruit will receive $75.00 per day during orientation.

Independent Contractor Requirements:

  • Copy of the title
  • Copy of Federal Road Use Tax (Form 2290)
  • Proof of insurance
  • Copy of bill of sale for the driver file
  • Federal ID#

 Independent Contractors Must Have Their Own Equipment:

  • Lumber Tarps (8 foot drop) – 1 set
  • Steel Tarps – 1 set
  • 4 ‘Straps (14)
  • Winches (14)
  • Chains and binders (10)
  • Dunn age – 6 to 8 pieces of hardwood
  • 2” straps (2)
  • Coil racks (8)

BTI is a trucking company that cares for its drivers. If you are looking for an owner-operator trucking job, then we are the place to bring your truck and talent. Fill out an application today to work with the best in the business. 


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