Truck Driver Jobs Georgia | Independent Contractors

Job Information

Location: GA, Atlanta 30336
Division: Independent Contractor
Employment: Full-Time
Route: Over the Road

Description

Atlanta Independent Contractors, Knight Transportation is currently looking for Independent Contractors who work hard, drive safe, and want an opportunity to achieve success! If you have your own truck you can lease it on with us, running under Knight's authority. Don't have your own truck? That's okay as we offer a Lease-To-Purchase Program! Running area 1: All 48 states/ OTR Running area 2: Eastern regional (everything east of the I-35) Great Features Offered To Make Independent Contractors Successful: 24/7 Operations And Breakdown Support Cut costs with our Toll Programs (at low charge of $3.50 per week) Weekly Settlements (with exclusive settlement representative) No Trailer Rental Fee Additional Pay for Dead Head Miles Low Cost Bobtail, Occupational Accident and Physical Damage Insurance National Parts, Fuel and Maintenance Discount Programs Additional Benefits To A Long-lasting Relationship Include: Regional Lanes Offer Consistent Home time Outside Your Truck 27 Owner Operator Friendly Service Centers Large Carrier With Small Family Feel Open Door Policy ATBS To Assist You In Running Your Business, Plus Support From Knight

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Benefits

  • 24/7 Operations and Breakdown Support
  • Cut costs with our Scale/Toll Programs (at a low $3.50 per week)
  • Weekly Settlements
  • No Trailer Rental Fees
  • Dead head mile pay
  • Low Cost Bobtail, Occupational Accident and Physical Damage Insurance
  • Very comparable cost for Medical, dental and vision options through our 3rd party partner
  • National Parts, Fuel and Maintenance Discount Programs
  • Regional Lanes Offer Consistent Home time
  • 24 nationwide Friendly Service Centers and 17 Shops
  • ATBS (business and tax consultant service) option To Assist You in Running Your Business, Plus Support from Knight

Experience Requirements

  • Must be 24 years of age
  • 1 year OTR experience within the previous 5 years
  • No drug use in previous 10 yrs
  • No DUI/DWI within the previous 5 yrs, no multiple DUI/DWI’s
  • No more than 2 moving violations within the previous 3 yrs
  • No serious traffic violations in previous 3 yrs (ie. Reckless driving, speeding more than 15 over, etc…)
  • No more than 1 preventable accident (or 2 incidents) in the previous 3 years
  • Felony convictions must be reviewed prior to contract
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical drug screen, road test and written exams.

Tractor Requirements

  • Tractor must be 7 yrs old or newer and must pass a Knight shop inspection
  • Wheelbase must less than 265 inches with no exceptions
  • Sliding 5th wheel (preferred)
  • 3 axle with sleeper
  • Stack height between 13’ to 13’6”
  • Maximum weight of 18,500lbs (with 100 gallons of fuel and driver(s)
  • 5th wheel height of 47 ½ “ or less
  • Electronically governed at 68 mph cruise m 70 mph pedal (We will cover the cost)
  • Tractor must be able to pass DOT inspection at a Knight shop