COMPANY DRIVER CAREERS
COMPANY DRIVER CAREERS

DRIVE FOR PRIME

COMPANY DRIVER CAREERS

Start your career on the open road. Prime offers you a choice of company truck driving jobs with great pay and outstanding benefits. Choose from Prime’s refrigerated, tanker and flatbed divisions.

DRIVER TYPES
DRIVER TYPES

As a company driver, you’ll earn money based on the number of miles you drive with the ability to earn more through performance incentives. Prime will provide you with the truck and equipment needed to succeed out on the road as a professional truck driver.

OVER-THE-ROAD DRIVERS

Over-the-road drivers are typically on the road 3-4 weeks at a time. If you’re interested in getting paid to travel and see the country, over-the-road driving is for you.

DEDICATED DRIVERS

If you live in or near any of the below cities, you may be eligible for a dedicated route with Prime. Dedicated drivers stay within a 300-mile radius and enjoy weekly (or more frequent) home time. Ask your recruiter for more details.

  • Decatur, IN
  • Bellevue, OH
  • Newark, NJ
  • Lewiston, ME
  • Olney, IL
  • Chicago, IL

REGIONAL DRIVERS

Regional drivers enjoy more frequent home time than over-the-road drivers.

TEAM DRIVERS

Team drivers choose a partner and stick with them for every job. As a team driver, you’ll have someone to support you and keep you company while hauling freight across the country.

PAY & BENEFITS
PAY & BENEFITS 

At Prime, there’s a driver-focused attitude, a safe working environment and a variety of driver amenities to make your life easier.

.46 CPM

REFRIGERATED DRIVERS

Starting pay for solo company drivers is $0.41 per mile plus an additional $0.05 per mile with a lightweight tractor. Starting pay for team drivers is $0.47 per mile split plus a $0.20 team bonus for any miles over 3,000 in a week.

.43 CPM

FLATBED DRIVERS

Starting pay for solo company drivers is $0.43 per mile. Starting pay for team drivers is $0.45 per mile split plus a $0.20 team bonus for any miles over 3,000 in a week.

.48 CPM

TANKER DRIVERS

Starting pay for solo company drivers is $0.48 per mile. Starting pay for team drivers is $0.48 per mile split plus a $0.20 team bonus for any miles over 3,000 in a week.

MAJOR MEDICAL & DENTAL INSURANCE

Prime wants drivers to stay healthy. That’s why Prime provides company drivers with options for health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance plans.

LIFE INSURANCE

Prime offers drivers a life insurance policy available to company drivers. If anything happens to you, your life insurance policy will assist with your family’s financial security and well-being.

401K SUCCESS SHARING PLAN

Prime does everything it can to set drivers up for success in life. Through the 401(k) Success Sharing plan, Prime will help you save for retirement. Company drivers are eligible to participate after 6 months of employment. Prime will match $1 for $1 on the first 3% you contribute and $0.50 on the $1 on the next 2% you contribute. Your money is immediately vested.

PAID VACATION

It’s important that drivers are well-rested, and that’s why Prime offers paid vacation to all company drivers.

QUALIFICATIONS
QUALIFICATIONS 

To be a company driver at Prime, there are some qualifications you must meet.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicants must have a valid CDL from the state that they declare to be their point of permanent domicile
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and meet the Homeland Security/Transportation Administration requirements
  • Applicants must have the ability to obtain a United States passport
  • Applicants must demonstrate a stable work history and have good references
  • Applicants must have NO record of abandoned trucks at previous employers

CRIMINAL HISTORY

An affirmative answer to the questions regarding criminal record will not automatically result in the denial of employment. An applicant’s criminal record will be evaluated based on the job for which the applicant has applied.

DOCUMENTS

In addition to a CDL and the successful completion of Prime’s orientation program, applicants must carry and present one or more of the following:

  • US passport
  • State-certified copy of birth certificate
  • INS paperwork that shows US citizenship or that permanent alien residence has been established and is current

Potential drivers should also be prepared to apply for a TWIC card if they do not already possess one.

TRAINING
TRAINING 

Get paid while training for a new career. Prime will walk you through every step of the way — applying, training, and your first day on the job.

NEED A CDL?

Attend orientation at one of Prime’s training facilities in Springfield, MO or Salt Lake City, UT. After orientation, get on the road and train with a CDL instructor for 2-4 weeks before taking your CDL Exam. After earning your CDL, you’ll be paid $700 per week for the remainder of training as long as you are available to drive.

ALREADY HAVE A CDL?

You’ll attend Company Driver Orientation and train with a TNT trainer for 40,000 miles. You’ll be paid a minimum of $600 per week for the initial 20,000 training miles and $700 per week for the duration of your training as long as you are available to drive.

EXTRA INCENTIVES
EXTRA INCENTIVES 

In addition to your paycheck and benefits, Prime offers additional driver incentives to stay fuel-efficient, drive safely, and more.

FUEL BONUSES

Company drivers earn incentives for reaching weekly fuel efficiency goals. Incentives start at 1.7 cents per mile for achieving 7.75 miles per gallon and go up to a max of 8.2 cents per mile for hitting 10.75 miles per gallon or better.

TEAM INCENTIVE PAY

Company team drivers earn 20 additional cents per mile for all miles above 3,000 per week.

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

Recent CDL school graduates who join Prime as the first driving company can receive up to $1,500 in tuition reimbursement. Ask your recruiter for more info.

DRIVER REFERRAL PROGRAM

Earn money for referring new drivers to Prime.

INNOVATIVE AWARD & RECOGNITION PROGRAMS

When you drive for Prime, there are many ways to earn extra money and benefits. Prime offers programs that motivate drivers to stay safe, fuel-efficient and more.

CDL INSTRUCTOR & TRAINER OPPORTUNITIES

Earn more while helping new drivers learn to love trucking. Become a CDL instructor or trainer.

I came to Prime to drive flatbed. So far this is a great company. My whole family is in trucking…Ever since I was young, I always wanted to drive trucks. My dad drove trucks, my uncle, my cousins. I said that’s my dream, that’s my goal and I stuck to it.

Zachary May, Company Driver 

HOW THIS WORKS

APPLICATION PROCESS

01.

APPLY ONLINE

The first step to becoming a Prime driver is to apply online. The application will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete and can be filled out on a mobile device or desktop computer.

02.

CONNECT WITH A RECRUITER

You might have a lot of questions about driving for Prime. We want to answer them! Contact a recruiter, and we’ll answer any questions or concerns and walk you through the rest of the application process.

03.

APPLICATION REVIEW & PROCESSING

A Prime recruiter will ensure you meet Prime’s qualifications and will confirm interest and your preferred start date. Your application will be processed, and we’ll run the Motor Vehicle Report, CDLIS, DAC and background reports. Our team will verify your last 3 years of employment and/or education.

04.

PRIME ORIENTATION

Once approved, you will receive an orientation letter with more information on the orientation process, what to pack, and what to expect. Prime will cover your hotel stay and 3 hot meals every day during orientation. You’ll complete a DOT physical and drug test, interview, computer-based training, and simulator training.

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