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This is the place to apply for tanker truck driving positions at Highway Transport Chemical. Currently, the greatest needs are in the following:

Geismar, LA,  Croydon, PA  and Pittsburgh, PA  and Florence, KY and  Joliet, IL!

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Getting Drivers Paid

Highway Transport pays from minute 1 on detention. Our company is one of the few trucking companies who pay from minute one. Highway Transport recently launched a new overhauled pay system and announced  driver compensation upgrades. All Highway Transport drivers nationwide at all locations experienced an increase in both hourly and mileage pay.

“All of our staff at all locations are doing great. We’ve got one of the best teams I think we’ve ever had,” says Greg Watkins.

“They are everyday heroes with the deepest commitment to protecting others. Plus, our drivers really shine…literally and figuratively,” says Marshall Franklin, President & CFO of Highway Transport. Our driving fleet is eye-popping. We have one of the shiniest and most well-maintained truck fleets on the road. Our shops are staffed with top mechanics and tank wash professionals.”

Top Financial Reward in the Tanker Trucking Industry

Truck Driver Compensation Upgrades

Highway Transport announces three updates to driver pay package:

First, we are increasing all mileage scales.

Second, we are introducing a Per Diem program available to all drivers. Drivers “net” or “take home” pay will be higher utilizing this plan. This program is the only way drivers will be able to have a tax advantage for their overnight stays in 2018 and the future.

Third, Highway Transport is introducing a system driver premium of 5% of pay. This reflects Highway Transport’s desire to reward the additional flexibility and sacrifice made by the system driver fleet. System Drivers away from home for longer spans of time.  Highway Transport rewards truck drivers for hard work and dedication. We have the best drivers in the industry, and we continually strive to reward outstanding loyalty and dedication. read more>>

“ItHighway Transport Rolling Strong Wellness’s not just trucking.” adds Greg Watkins, Highway Transport Vice Chairman “Highway Transport jobs require an understanding of specialty chemicals and tanker trucking.” read more>>

Highway Transport provides Rolling Strong to inspire all drivers throughout the trucking industry to improve health. Events are held throughout the year so that drivers can connect with health coaches face-to-face. Highway drivers are able to connect anytime to a health coach via mobile app. In addition to Rolling Strong, Highway drivers receive healthy how-to’s from the company, such as “How to Avoid Road Rage” and “How to Stay Healthy During Winter.”


Bulk TransporterCheck out the Highway Transport article in Bulk Transporter magazine. Highway Transport does a fantastic job of recruiting professional tanker truck drivers. We’re always responding to market pressures, and that’s okay because it makes us strive to be more efficient and effective. You may have seen our latest ad for recruiting drivers. Drivers enjoy being part of one of the best looking fleets on the road.


About Highway Transport

Highway Transport has been in business since 1948. 70 years of continuous transportation service. We are family-owned and have nationwide strategic service centers providing bulk transportation for the chemical industry throughout the 48 states and Canada.

“The Watkins family is a solid trucking family with a lifelong commitment to the trucking industry. Trucking and logistics will always be at our core.”

Greg Watkins

Greg Watkins Highway Transport Vice Chairman 
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Responsible Stewardship at Highway Transport


Highway Transport’s Mission & Vision

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide the highest quality, safest, efficient transportation services for our customers, that provides security for our employees and meet stockholders expectations.  

Vision Statement:

Highway Transport is a growing profitable transportation and logistics organization utilizing leading technology.

We are people-oriented, customer driven, providing qualified trained personnel to surpass customer requirements.

Our culture is defined by strong ethics, individual responsibility and accountability with continual improvement in a dynamic global environment.


  • Safety focused
  • Quality driven
  • Integrity
  • People oriented
    • Honesty
    • Respect
    • Employee development
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Regulatory compliance
    • Health
    • Environment
    • Security

Strong supplier partnerships


 Benefits with Highway Transport

  • Choice of Group Health plans effective 30 days after hired
  • Company-paid basic life insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance available at group rates
  • Short and long term disability plans available
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k plan with company match (50 cents on every dollar up to 6%)
  • 8 Paid holidays
  • Vacation time
    • 2 weeks after first year
    • 3 weeks after 5 years
    • Option for pay in lieu of time off

Advantages with Highway Transport

  • Mileage scale and accessorial hourly pay
  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Detailed Online Settlements
  • Safety award program
    • Yearly awards
    • Million mile award
  • Company-provided uniforms
  • Assigned truck driver manager
  • Assigned 2017 and 2018 models for system drivers
  • Open door policy

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Talk to a Highway Transport recruiter now! 800.800.5856