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Independent Contractors


If you are an Independent Contractor and are looking for a stable, local opportunity, Florida Rock & Tank Lines has the essential, in-demand freight your business needs! Our tanker commodities include petroleum, chemical and dry bulk that are needed across our southeastern terminal network. In addition to stable freight, we offer a comprehensive independent contractor/owner operator truck driver support program designed so you can succeed in safety, maintenance and profitability in your business.

CDL-A Independent Contractors Enjoy:

As a leading Southeast carrier, Florida Rock & Tank Lines offers careers that are essential to your community and neighbors! As a CDL-A local truck driver, you’ll load petroleum products from bulk petroleum terminals, using technology-based loading systems. These high-demand, essential loads are delivered to retail convenience stores and commercial/industrial customers within 75 miles of the loading origin. Products consist of gasoline, diesel, aviation jet fuel, and ethanol. Drivers deliver 3-4 loads per shift and are HOME DAILY! When you drive our local routes delivering petroleum products, you keep everyone moving.

CDL-A Tanker Truck Drivers Enjoy:

  • Average $3,100-$3,900 / week (depending on location/product hauled)
  • Up to 68% of linehaul pay
  • Stable, Essential Freight
  • Home Daily
  • Weekly Settlements
  • Tank Truck Industry Leader
  • PeopleNet Tanker Workflow & Electronic Logs
  • Discounted Fuel & Tires
  • Permit and Fuel Tax Filing
  • Free Under Dispatch Auto Liability Insurance
  • Operate Under Florida Rock & Tank Lines DOT Authority
  • Parking at Florida Rock & Tank Lines Terminal or Approved Domicile Location
  • Tractor Rental Program (in the event your tractor is out-of-service)

Tractor Requirements:

  • Tractor age not to exceed 10 years
  • Must follow DOT Annual Inspection criteria
  • No frame modifications
  • Exhaust system mufflers and heat shields
  • Professional appearance
  • Windshields and cab must be free of accessories which obstruct driver’s vision
  • Maximum 20,000lbs including driver and fuel
  • Highest point not to exceed 11’6”
  • Wheelbase of 185” to 220”
  • ECM set at 65mph maximum speed