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OWNER-OPERATOR OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE IN 

Chesapeake, VA, and Charlotte, NC

OWNER-OPERATOR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR PROGRAM

Program Overview

  • Competitive Compensation Package, with 71% of linehaul pay, 100% of fuel surcharge, & competitive accessorial pay

  • Home Daily with all local routes

  • Consistent loads year-round

  • Customized IC Training Program for experienced petroleum drivers

  • Average length of haul less than 50 miles

  • ELD & Dispatch Workflow provided

  • Auto liability insurance at no cost while under dispatch

  • Operate under Eagle’s DOT authority

  • Weekly settlements

  • Benefits Program Available through third-party provider

Tractor Requirements

  • Unit must pass all Federal, State, Local, and Company safety requirements

  • Unit must pass initial Eagle pre-contract inspection and required monthly inspections

  • Total weight (with driver and fuel) must not exceed 18,000 pounds

  • Total height must not exceed 11'6", including the top of exhaust stacks

  • Wheel Base range of 185 to 220 inches

  • Day Cabs preferred, however will consider sleeper

  • Air ride suspension

  • Power steering

  • No roof fairings allowed 

Driver Eligibility Requirements

  • Be at least 23 years of age. 

  • Have a current and valid Commercial Class A Driver’s License (CDL), including appropriate endorsements for tanker and hazardous materials (N and H or Combination X), and must be able to drive a vehicle with air brakes. 

  • Have at least one (1) year of CDL Class A driving experience 

  • Have no more than two (2) moving convictions in the past three (3) years or four (4) in the past seven (7) years. 

  • Have no “at fault” traffic accidents while driving a personal or commercial vehicle in the past three (3) years, or a DUI/DWI/OUI within the past ten (10) years (maximum of one (1) in a lifetime). 

  • Have no chargeable "DOT-Recordable" accidents while driving a commercial vehicle in the past three (3) years (defined as a fatality, injuries requiring transport to a hospital, or vehicles towed away from the scene). 

  • Meet qualifications for a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) Card, where applicable. 

  • Be able to read and speak the English Language, in accordance with section 391.11(b)(2) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Driver Physical Requirements

Driver must be able to

  • Obtain a Medical Examiner's Certificate, under the requirement of subpart E, Section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Eagle Transport does not accept a state-issued medical waiver.

  • Sit for extended periods, as many as ten (10) hours daily, in a truck.

  • Walk, bend, push, pull, stoop, squat, and climb as necessary, and

  • Perform daily vehicle inspections as required under section 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

  • Ensure closure of dome lids

  • Grasp, lift, and handle heavy equipment, as necessary, to ensure safety during both the hooking and dropping process of tractor/trailer combination

  • Grasp, lift and handle sections of hose that may exceed 20 feet in length, measure as much as four inches or more in diameter, and weigh as much as 75 pounds while ensuring safe and proper coupling, draining, and disconnecting hoses

Are you interested in contracting with Eagle Transport?

Contact Jonathan Greer, VP of Operations, by email at jonathan.greer@eagletransportcorp.com or by phone at (252) 450-8239.