Drivers Wanted

Up to $2,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Power-only driver jobs as owner-operator partners with Powersource Transportation now available. To submit an online application, click the link below.

* $4,000 Sign-on Bonus available to first 20 new drivers only. Offer expires October 15, 2021.

Online Application:

or FAX your application to: to (219) 972-1789

or Mail your application to:

Powersource Transportation

Attn: Owner Operator Recruiting
6480 Ameriplex Dr.
Portage, IN 46368


Before you apply, please carefully review the following:

  • 24 months of tractor trailer experience with one year OTR/Regional in the last three years
  • Clean motor vehicle record (CDL endorsements for Tank and Doubles are desirable)
  • Verifiable random DOT drug test results for last three years or evidence of participation in a drug testing consortium
  • Felonies will be reviewed
  • No DUIs or DWIs in the last five years
  • Tractor must look good and DOT inspection must be within the last 30 days from your orientation date

Suggested equipment within 90 days:

  • Long sliding 5th wheel – strongly suggested
  • 6 – 4″ straps & 6 – 4″ portable ratchet-type winches
  • 6 – 20′ chains & binders
  • Light bar
  • Pintle Hook, Ball Hitch and Electric Brakes

Complete and return the enclosed application.

Include the following with your application:

  • Title copy or Application for Title
  • Copy of current Form 2290 (Stamped paid by the IRS)
  • Valid Annual DOT Inspection of equipment
  • Long form physical

Once your application is approved, we will schedule a date for you to come and meet with us in Portage, Indiana with your equipment and attend orientation (1 day).

Bobtail Insurance: Required

  • Certificate of Insurance must be provided if Independent Contractor has a current policy.
  • Can be purchased through Powersource Transportation Inc. (Group policy) at the cost of $35.00 per month.*     Deductible = $2,500.00

Occupational/Accident: Required

  • Certificate of Insurance must be provided if Independent Contractor has a current policy.
  • Truck owners must provide a worker’s compensation certificate for employees.
  • Independent Contractors can purchase through Powersource Transportation Inc. (Group Policy) at the cost of $160.00 per month.*

Cargo Liability Limiter

  • Main “cargo policy” provided by Powersource Transportation Inc.
  • This “Cargo Liability Limiter” policy covers the first $5000 of cargo damage with a $500 deductible to the owner/operator.
  • This coverage is required to be carried through Powersource Transportation Inc. at the cost of $55.00 per month.*
  • Independent Contractor may purchase own Cargo Liability Limiter as long as it covers the first $5,000 of cargo damage. Certificate of Insurance must be provided.
  • In lieu of this plan you may choose to have a $5,000 bond.

Physical Damage: Available

  • Coverage is available at group rates. Contact Powersource Transportation Inc. for a quote.*

Liability Insurance

  • Coverage provided under Powersource Transportation Inc. Policy.

* Any money due for first month’s insurance costs will be deducted from the first settlement.

• $2,500.00 Escrow: Required

$75.00 will be deducted from your settlements until the full amount is in escrow. In the event the contract is terminated, escrow monies will be returned forty-five days after receipt of all property belonging to Powersource Transportation Inc. and provided all financial obligations to Powersource Transportation Inc. are met.

The following is to be provided:


* Powersource Transportation, Inc.’s dispatch system requires you to have a cell phone. The cell phone must be active prior to orientation.

The orientation program at Powersource is an extensive welcome program designed for new contractors, aimed at introducing the company, as well as an in-depth training on what we do and how our business is run. Our one-day program covers a broad spectrum of topics our new hires need to know, including the company’s history, as well as the logistics behind a day with the company (accounting, sales, operations, and safety). When each program is concluded, new contractors are ready to make an impact in the power-only industry with Powersource!

Dispatch will be received from the Portage, Indiana office at the end of your orientation.

Thank you for your interest in Powersource Transportation, Inc. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact our recruiting staff at (800) 368-8789.

Thank you for your interest in Powersource Transportation, Inc. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact our recruiting staff today at…

(800) 368-8789.

If you’re an owner-operator looking for power-only jobs, Powersource Transportation offers you optimum flexibility, top-of-the-industry income and benefits, and an ownership that understands exactly what you need. Whether you’re out on the road, relaxing at home, or ready to start your next haul, Powersource partner drivers have the full force of our service staff at their disposal day and night, ensuring our drivers have ample work, safe conditions, and full administrative support. Be a part of a team that puts you not just in the driver’s seat, but at the top of our priority list.

As a power-only driver, you won’t have to worry about loading or unloading, And Powersource is an industry leader in overdimensional hauling, so if you have experience with oversized loads (or would like to gain experience in that field) Powersource can help get you those opportunities. No matter what you’re hoping to get from a power-only job, Powersource can help ensure you get it. What are you waiting for? If you meet the above qualifications, call us today to get started!