Owner Operator Minimum Requirements
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language
  • Minimum 23 years of age
  • A minimum of two years verifiable experience driving tractor-trailers, of which, at least six months is van or container and tractor-trailer/container driving within the last six months. Applicants must also list their previous employment for the 10 years preceding the date of the application submitted to CSX Intermodal Terminals, Inc.
  • Must successfully pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) drug screen and DOT. physical to include CSX Intermodal Terminals, Inc.
  • Must have Commercial Driver's License - Class A with HAZMAT endorsement from contractor/driver's home state or comply with state requirements
  • Good references from past employers, carriers (10 years)
  • No convictions for possession, sale or use of controlled substances (narcotic drugs, amphetamines or derivatives thereof)
  • No drug-or alcohol-related driving convictions within the past seven years
  • No felonies within the past 10 years
  • No convictions for leaving the scene of an accident within the past seven years
  • No more than three suspensions of license of any kind during the past 10 years
  • No more than two revocations of license during the past 10 years
  • No more than two citations for moving violations in the past year and no more than three in the past two years, four in the past three years
  • No more than one "Serious Traffic Violation" [(a.) speeding, 15 MPH over posted limit; (b.) reckless driving; (c.) improper or erratic lane changes (d.) following too closely; or (e.) a violations due to connection with a fatal accident] in the past three years
  • No abandonment of any kind ever
  • No more than one preventable accident within the past two years, two in the last three years
  • No involvement in fatal traffic accidents that resulted in convictions