Over the Road (OTR) Class A CDL Truck Driver Owner Operator (O/O)
Jim Palmer Trucking - Tacoma, WA

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$2,000 Sign-On Bonus + Increased Base Pay + QUALITY Home-Time!
If you are a professional truck driver or Independent Contractor, you know that the trucking industry has become extremely competitive these days. There are numerous trucking companies for drivers to choose from for a truck driver job, thus, making the right decision more difficult. We at Jim Palmer Trucking understand this. That is why we continue to improve and rise above other trucking companies in the industry.
Jim Palmer Trucking knows how to offer a working experience unlike any other trucking company out there. We do this by focusing on the truck driver in a way that most trucking companies don't. Since 1964, we have sought out the best of the best. Our philosophy is, the more we can give back to the drivers, the happier, more productive and successful they will be.
We invite you to...Experience The Difference!
Jim Palmer Trucking pays Owner Operators $0.95/mile + 100% of fuel surcharge for ALL MILES.
Additionally, Jim Palmer trucking pays Owner Operators $0.95/deadhead mile
Jim Palmer Trucking provides the following expenses related to Owner Operators O/O:

100% stop pay from customers
Base Plates
Liability and Cargo Insurance
Road Toll
All Lumper!
Reefer fuel
Provides Fuel Discounts
24/7 Roadside Assistance
Tire Discounts
99% No touch freight
No NYC or New England States
43 state operation
2800+ miles per week
1,150 Miles (Average Length of Haul)
All miles are Rand McNally Miles
Escrow account required-minimum balance of $2500.00 must be maintained.
Weekly settlements on Friday for all trips turned in by 5:00 pm Tuesday.
Fuel purchase program-TCH and Comdata, monthly fuel rebates at Flying J and Pilot, pay federal rate fuel charge.
Collision and Bobtail insurance is available. Rates vary depending on the value of equipment.
Rider Policy-immediate family only. Minor children 12 and over may ride during summer months only.
Pet allowed
Orientation starts every Monday and last 2-3 days. Paid $100.00 upon completion.
Recruiting Referral Bonuses up to $2000.00
Safety Awards Program $1,000 DRIVER REFERAL BONUS

Terminal Locations

Missoula, MT
Salina, KS
Denver, CO

Drop lot locations

Fontana, CA
Portland, OR
Tampa, FL

If interested in the Over-the-Road (OTR) - Owner Operator (O/O) positions and for immediate consideration, please click on the APPLY NOW button to begin the application process or call 1-888-412-9069 and ask for Laura.

Driver Requirements for all OTR Owner Operators

23 years of age
Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
Have one year of verifiable over the road experience in the last three years or three years of verifiable OTR experience in the last five years. Over the road experience is defined as interstate travel (traveling between multiple states) for more than one day at a time, preferably several at one time. Local runs allow drivers to remain within a single state and spend each night at home.

No convictions for DUI/DWI, careless, reckless, improper/erratic lane change or following too close, hit and run, leaving scene of accident, or failing to report accident in the last 3 years.
No convictions for excessive speed (15 MPH or over) in CMV or Personal Vehicle in last 3 years.
No more than four (4) total moving violations within the last 3 years.
No more than two (2) total moving violations within the last 12 months.
No preventable DOT accidents which involve fatality, bodily injury (treated away from the scene) or disabling damage to any vehicle.
No more than a combination of four (4) moving violations and/or minor preventable accidents/incidents.
Equipment must be no more than five (5) years old and weigh 19,000 pounds or less.
Must provide proof of ownership and cost/value of unit.
Must have mandatory satellite communications (QualComm) installed. Monthly cost is $50.00. Covers unit rental and monthly usage charges.
Must provide paid Federal Highway Use Tax Form 2290.
Base plates and Permits are provided and paid if you remain leased to JPT for one (1) year. If lease is terminated the cost of plates and permits are prorated.
JPT will provide and install decals on the unit.

Pride, Teamwork, Dedication. You're Driving For The Brand, You're Driving For The Best- Jim Palmer Trucking
If interested in the Over-the-Road (OTR) - Owner Operator (OO) positions and for immediate consideration, please click on the APPLY NOW button to begin the application process or call 1-888-412-9069 and ask for Laura.

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