Drive with Chief

Move up to top-tier pay and benefits.

Apply Now

Earn $64K
Annually

Company OTR driver average

Home Every
Other Weekend

You schedule your own home time

Drive 10,000
Miles/Month

Company OTR driver average

Trucks governed
at 70 mph

Gets you out of congestion

Great
Equipment

Tractor average age 2.8 years

Flatbeds
& Step-Decks

80-truck fleet & growing

Great
Freight

Terminals in Grand Island, NE & Rensselaer, IN

Steady Freight from
Chief Industries

For over 60 Years

Hiring
Area

From the Rocky Mountains to East Coast

Low
Turnover

We specialize in satisfied drivers

Over
$70,000

Earned by 25% of our drivers

Rock-Solid
& Stable

Chief Carriers in business nearly 50 years

Blue Truck

Top-Tier Starting Pay

See how a truck driving job with Chief Carriers can give you all the things you want. Great pay. Excellent benefits. And the backing of a strong company that knows how to get you freight—then get you home. Click Apply Now to get started toward the great lifestyle you’ve been looking for.

Chief OTR drivers average 56¢ per mile for all miles driven, including assessorial incentives, vacation & holidays

7 yrs OTR
6 yrs OTR
5 yrs OTR
4 yrs OTR
1 yr OTR
50¢
49.5¢
49¢
48¢
46¢

Starting pay per mile based on verifiable experience. $750/week guarantee for the first 2 weeks.

We’re More Than Just A Great Paycheck

We want your work to be personally satisfying as well as financially rewarding. So, at Chief Carriers, we’ve built the kind of work environment where you’ll feel like part of the family. We know each other here and every member of the office staff stands behind you to make sure you’re successful. That includes providing you with outstanding equipment, maintenance and safety programs—because nothing is more important than getting you home to your family safe and sound.

Quality of Life

  • APU units
  • Refrigerators
  • Inverters
  • Free XM radio
  • Electronic log compliant since 2011
  • Pets allowed
  • Flexible rider policy
  • Weekly advances
  • Annual safety awards

Health & Savings

  • Medical insurance
  • Prescription insurance
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance $20,000 (company paid)
  • Disability insurance
  • 401k Plan (with company match up to 8%)
  • Flexible spending plan

Paid Vacation

  • 1 Week at 1 year
  • 2 Weeks at 2 years
  • 3 Weeks at 10 years
  • 8 Paid holidays at $130/Day

Bonuses & Extras

  • All bonuses included for new drivers
  • $3,000 referral bonus
  • Fuel bonus – up to $.02 cpm
  • Productivity bonus - $.01 cpm
  • Safety bonus – $.04 cpm
  • Tarp pay - $20
  • Side kit pay - $15
  • Lumber tarp pay - $50
  • Stop-off pay - $15 / per stop after initial pickup or stop
  • Detention pay - $10 / hour after 2 hours
  • Minimum pay - for loads under 250 miles
  • Broad-based layover pay
  • Breakdown pay
  • Paid orientation
  • Weekly settlements

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 23 years old
  • One year OTR with some verifiable flatbed
  • At least 1 year OTR in the last 3 years
  • Good driving record
  • No DUI/DWI or drug conviction last 5 years
scroll