Crude Oil Transport Driver – $6,000 Sign On Bonus

Plains All American Pipeline LP

Pecos, TX

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Plains All American is an industry-leading transportation and midstream provider specializing in transportation, storage, processing and marketing solutions for crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We own an extensive network of pipeline transportation, terminalling, storage and gathering assets in key crude oil and NGL producing basins and transportation corridors and at major market hubs in the United States and Canada. On average, Plains handles more than 6 million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL in its Transportation segment. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

We are looking for highly-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment.

Crude Oil Transport Driver – $6,000 Sign-On Bonus

Plains All American

  • Annual Wage Range $85,000 - $135,000, higher in some areas (varies by location)

  • $1,000 - $1,667 Monthly Performance Bonus Potential

  • $6,000 sign-on bonus and $2,500 referral bonus

  • $1,500 Wage Advance (repaid incrementally from each paycheck)

We are looking for highly-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment.

Drivers perform basic driving functions to operate crude oil/product tanker truck, including crude oil testing, loading and unloading.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Safely and effectively performs basic driving functions to operate crude oil/product transport trucks

  • Connect hoses between trailer and unloading/loading facility and monitor unloading/loading process

  • Inspect trucks and trailers per DOT requirements (brakes, engine oil, water levels, lights, loading hoses, etc.)

  • Mask-up and wear fresh air breathing equipment or self-contained breathing apparatus when necessary

  • Climb storage tank stairs (may be 32’ in height) while carrying gauging tray with gauging equipment

  • Gauge tanks and test crude oil

  • Operate on-board computer equipment to record data

  • Might share truck with another driver on alternate shift.

  • Day and night shifts available in some areas.

  • Observe and comply with FMCSA regulations, federal, state, and local regulations, and any other applicable regulation, policy or law, at all times.

  • Demonstrate a positive impact by promoting safety in decisions and actions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years truck driving experience is required

  • 2 years tanker transport experience preferred

  • Crude oil hauling experience credited to enhanced starting pay

  • CDL License with hazmat and tanker endorsements required

  • Successfully pass criminal, drug, and driving record screenings, a Fit-for-Duty Screening and DOT physical

FMCSA top rated fleet maintenance program

Company matched 401k

Eligible for family medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits and more on day one

Starting at 100 hours and can earn up to 250 hours paid vacation along with 9 paid holidays a year

Night differential pay

$1,000 per year uniform/boot allotment

Transfer opportunities and personal growth potential


Local Hauls - Home Daily, Great Benefits!

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Plains, our employees are our most valuable asset. Hard work is rewarded with competitive compensation and a top-tier benefits program designed to keep our employees safe, healthy and happy. We work hard to deliver the best results to our stakeholders and we also respect our employees need for personal and family time, which is reflected in our benefits program.

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