Owner Operators /
Lease Drivers

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At United Petroleum Transports your career is much more than a paycheck. You have opportunity to be part of a team where our number one goal is for all of our professional drivers to return home safely to their families each and every day. Work/life balance and an environment that welcomes everyone with professionalism and respect makes UPT a great company for anyone looking for a career, not just a job!

We consider Owner Operators to be our business partners. We offer a very competitive compensation package and numerous incentive programs.

Summary of Benefits for
Owner Operators

  • “Safety Equals Success” Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Steady Work
  • Home Every Night / Day
  • Local, Regional or Long Haul Available
  • No Sign-On Costs
  • Health Insurance Indemnity Plan
  • Driver Legal Plan
  • Corporate Purchasing Structure
  • Fuel Card with Network Discounts
  • Discounted Uniform Program
  • Free Fuel Tax Filings
  • Free Recertification Physicals
  • Free Haz/Mat Renewals
  • Physical Damage Insurance Program
  • Bobtail Insurance Program
  • Direct Deposit Available
  • Best Owner Operator Referral Bonuses in the Industry
  • Paid 100% Fuel Surcharge
  • Apportioned Tag Program
  • Special Recognition Awards
  • American Truck Business Services Available

Driver Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 23
  • Minimum of one year tanker experience or two years verifiable tractor-trailer experience or a graduate of an approved driving school and one year tractor-trailer experience.
  • Valid commercial drivers license with tank and hazardous material endorsements in your state of residence.
  • Must be able to pass a road test.
  • No felony convictions within the last 10 years that would disqualify applicant under FMCSR or TSA.
  • No controlled substance or alcohol convictions.
  • Have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.