Drive My Way

CDL A Local Dedicated Bulk Tanker Driver in Columbia, SC

4 days ago

Drive My Way

Gaston, SC

Job Details

Trailer TypeTanker
Employment TypeCompany Driver


Custom Commodities Transport is seeking CDL A Local Dedicated Dry/Liquid Tanker Drivers in Columbia, SC to safely transport liquid and dry bulk food grade and non-food grade products on dedicated runs from Columba, SC to Augusta, GA or Winston-Salem, NC and back.  Dry bulk products may include: salt, flour, sugar (out of Dallas only), plastic pellets, and carbon;  liquid products may include: food grade liquids, and hazardous chemicals.


  • $70k - $80k annual average for year round work
    • Pay per load 
    • Paid for all miles, loaded and unloaded
    • Annual pay increases on employment anniversary 
  • Additional Pay: 
    • Paid during 34-hour reset break from the road
      • 34-hour reset paid at $200 in addition to a company paid hotel room
    • Detention Pay
      • Hourly Demurrage Pay - $20 per hour 
      • Hourly Work for Vehicle Service or Other Approved Work - $20 - $23 per hour
    • Equipment Maintenance
      • Vacuum Fee for Loading - $61 anytime you vacuum a load 
      • Exterior Tractor Wash - $25
      • Trailer Exterior Wash - $35
      • Trailer Wash Out & Blow Dry - $35
    • Weekly Driver Meeting Pay - $35 per meeting to attend the weekly driver meeting (less than 1 hour)
    • Hazmat Pay - $50 per load
    • Parking reimbursement if needed
  • Bonuses: 
    • Driver Referral Bonus - $2,400; paid $200 per month over 12 months
    • Clean Roadside DOT Inspection Bonus - $200 per inspection with no violations
    • Safety Bonus: $500 per quarter / $2,000 per year
  • Paid via direct deposit weekly 

Benefits & Perks

  • Great company benefits starting 1st day of the month after 60 days of employment:
    • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, & Vision Insurance 
    • $25,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) - 100% company paid
    • 401(k) with company match of up to 3%
    • Long and short-term disability 
    • 6 Paid company holidays
    • Paid vacation based on years of service:
      • 1 week after 1 year
      • 2 weeks after 2 years
      • 3 weeks after 5+ years
  • Paid orientation and training - $160 per day in addition to paid travel expenses, airfare and hotel
  • Perks: Prepass Plus, Fuel cards, Comdata card (option to request advance if needed), National Tire account, Id theft prevention, Legal Shield for professional drivers
  • Paid uniforms
  • Terminal services: free truck washes and you get paid while you wait!
  • Take your truck home program 

Home Time, Route, & Schedule

  • Home Time: Home daily 
  • Schedule: 6 day work week followed by 34 hour reset weekly. May be off 1 day during the weekend, unless you prefer to do your 34 reset during the week
  • Route: Run loads from Columbia, SC to Augusta, GA or Winston-Salem, NC and back; 150 miles round trip
  • Level of Touch: Pulling hoses and pumping product utilizing a pneumatic (air) compressor or liquid pump

Equipment: Will the local haulers still be using newer trucks or should we just advertise the older ones?

  • 2018-2022 - Fleet includes:
    • 389 Peterbilts and Internationals with 13 speed manual transmissions (average age of both is 2.5 years)
    • New arrivals - 2022 Kenworth T680s with automatic transmission, 510 HP engine (most powerful on the market!), smart transmission, refrigerators, heated seats, and 76 ft. sleepers with high end mattresses!
  • Trailer average fleet age is 7 years 
  • No APUs, but Inverters are included and you can idle
  • Heaters and air conditioners included
  • Crash mitigation system included
  • Inward and outward facing cameras (triggered strictly by an event only)
  • Governed speed at 69 mph


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Driver Requirements

Experience Required1 year
Endorsements Required-
Licence RequiredClass A
Lease PurchaseNo


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Plan