Class A - Intermodal Driver Opportunity Owner Operator

  • Owner Operator


Local Route Drivers have regular routes within 250 miles and around their local area. For drivers ready for a lifestyle that keeps you closer to home this is the role for you. Quality Carriers provides new local opportunities to explore.

  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Scheduling: Flexible Based On Own Accountability
  • Average salary: Ranges $80k - $200k+ depending on experience, route types, and locations
  • Truck: Owned, Purchased, or Leased by You


Compensation & Bonuses

  •  New opportunities for revenue-based local drayage work
  •  Earn daily target of $800 or more on local work drayage work at CSX railyard
  •  Open to local Independent Contractors/Owner Operators
  •  Home every day with local Chicago-based work
  •  CSX-supplied and maintained chassis is provided
  •  Detention pay when an infrequent delay occurs

Requirements & Qualifications

  •  Work 10 hours per day with a choice of schedules
  •  24-hour operations for flexible scheduling
  •  No restrictions on facial hair (beards, goatees and mustaches allowed)
  •  Local 2-day orientation in Bedford Park, IL
  •  Tractor parking available in Bedford Park (mechanics on site)
  •  Exterior tractor cameras required and installed at QC’s expense (exoneration rate over 70% on recorded incidents/accidents)
  •  No Tanker, Hazmat or TWIC certification required
  •  Tractor: 2000 or newer with Day Cab or Sleeper - no condo roof
  •  Valid CDL-A: No endorsements needed
  •  Minimum 6 months to 1 year recent tractor trailer experience 
  •  Satisfactory safety / driving record
  • Job Summary/Run Details

Quality Carriers is looking for Owner Operators for our new intermodal operation in the Chicago, IL area. As an independent contractor, you will have the opportunity as a business owner to partner with an industry leader. This work involves local drayage of containers with a choice of flexible schedules that keep you at home every day.

  •  PRIORITY ACCESS at CSX railyard to avoid waiting
  •  Drop and hook work with no unloading
  •  Drayage operation with entire shift hauling:

International containers -- Depot to Depot OR

Domestic containers -- Depot to Warehouse

  • Day shift and night shift work at round-the-clock operation

About Our Company

Celebrating over 100 years of solid success in transportation, Quality Carriers wants to help you Find Your Lane. We offer the variety in trucking you have been searching for; we are proud of our driver diversity and recognize that individual needs vary. Therefore, we offer incentives like flexible home time, consistent pay and a supportive and stable work environment to help drive you on and off the job. 

Being North America’s largest chemical bulk tanking company allows us to utilize resources other carriers do not have to make you successful. Our Truck Drivers can decide between local, regional, Over the Road (OTR) and dedicated routes, all offering an array of hometime options & other incentives. Find Your Lane with Quality Carriers.

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  • Our well established history and legacy means we value giving our employees stability and consistent business.
  • Our focus is on hazardous materials and chemicals. We on-board safe, dependable, and reliable drivers.
  • Commitment to ensuring drivers are safe and have a network of support, it's at the heart of everything we do.
  • Value hearing back from our drivers on how we can further commit to our values.
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