Drive for BHS

Don’t just find a job, Build a career. 

We want to be the LAST place you work.

Bennett Heavy & Specialized LLC (BHS) is a leader in the transport of hazardous materials.  Our tremendous safety record and professional team drivers afford us with the opportunity to transport all classes of material in support of some of the most particular customers in the market to include, privatized space programs, the Departments of Defense and Energy as well as several well-known arms ammunition and explosives manufacturers.  We are very proud of our success in these markets and we’re continuously searching for team members to augment our capabilities and reputation. 

Heavy Haul & Specialized Driver Qualifications

  • Must be 23 years of age
  • Verifiable Class A driving experience / 1 year in the last 3 years of OTR/Regional or for the same type of driving operation they are applying for
  • Verifiable Open Deck experience / 6 months in the last 2 years 
  • If the candidate has 6 months flatbed experience more than 2 years ago and less than 10 years ago, they can qualify for flatbed by attending a load securement awareness program during Orientation.
  • Good MVR and PSP
  • Overdimensional hauling experience

Other Qualifications

  • Able to pass federal DOT Physical and Drug Screen
  • No alcohol related offenses in the past 5 years
  • No more than one moving violation in the past 12 months No more than two in the last 36 months
  • No DOT preventable recordable accidents within the past 12 months
  • No history of reckless or careless driving in the past 36 months
  • Satisfactory work history (all terminations reviewed for safety related issues)

Heavy Haul & Specialized Equipment Requirements

TRACTOR:

  • 2000 or newer
  • Qualcomm- MCP-200 or IVG
  • Tractor & Trailer combination cannot scale over 40,000lbs

FLATBED STEPDECK DIVISION:

  • Headache rack on tractor
  • Floors must be WOODEN, NO NAIL STRIPS, NO ALUMINUM FLOORS
  • Min of (10) 5/16 or 3/8 grade chains
  • Min of (10) 5/16 or 3/8 grade rachet binders
  • Min of (10) 4” straps
  • Min of (10) winches or portable rachets for 4” straps
  • Tarps are required, recommended 8’ to fit 53’ trailer
  • Center pin on 7-way plug wired HOT (when switch is on)

HEAVY HAUL DIVISION:

  • Headache rack on tractor
  • Floors must be WOODEN, NO NAIL STRIPS, NO ALUMINUM FLOORS
  • Min of (10) 1/2 grade 70 chains
  • Min of (10) 1/2 grade 70 binders
  • Or a blend of (5) 3/8 chains/ binders & (5) ½ grade 70 chains/ binders
  • Min of (10) 4” straps
  • Min of (10) winches or portable rachets for 4” straps
  • Tarps are required, recommended 8’ to fit 53’ trailer.
  • Working strobe light
  • Center pin on 7-way plug wired HOT (when switch is on)
  • Must have Flags
  • Wide Load signs (2)
  • High Pole

Orientation Check List

  • Your Tractor – Inspected and a Qualcomm or Rand McNally system Installed
  • Proof of Insurance if using your own coverage
  • Securement Equipment – All equipment must be present for inspection
  • Clear Copy of your Paid Form 2290 ( Heavy Highway Use Tax )
  • Clear Copy of Your Trailer Title/Registration
  • Your Valid Commercial Drivers License
  • Medical Card & Long Form Physical
  • Bank/Checking Account Information – For Direct Deposit
  • Emergency Contact Information

Orientation Locations

  • McDonough, GA
  • Joplin, MO
To apply for a driving position, please complete our online application for employment.

Now Hiring Secure Teams

Contact a recruiter for insider information on our Bennett Heavy & Specialized company. Our recruiters will be happy to discuss the application process and how to get started so don’t delay. Contact us today.

Contact:

Fred Fell, Recruiter

E-mail: fred.fell@bennettig.com

or

Dorena Burns, Recruiter

E-mail: dorena.burns@bennettig.com

1-888-878-1223

Hear what our drivers have to say:

Don’t just find a job, Build a career. 

We want to be the LAST place you work.

Bennett Heavy & Specialized LLC (BHS) is a leader in the transport of hazardous materials.  Our tremendous safety record and professional team drivers afford us with the opportunity to transport all classes of material in support of some of the most particular customers in the market to include, privatized space programs, the Departments of Defense and Energy as well as several well-known arms ammunition and explosives manufacturers.  We are very proud of our success in these markets and we’re continuously searching for team members to augment our capabilities and reputation. 

Heavy Haul & Specialized Driver Qualifications

  • Must be 23 years of age
  • Verifiable Class A experience / 1 year in the last 3 years
  • Verifiable Open Deck experience / 6 months in the last 2 years
  • Good MVR and PSP
  • Overdimensional hauling experience

Other Qualifications

  • Able to pass federal DOT Physical and Drug Screen
  • No alcohol related offenses in the past 5 years
  • No more than one moving violation in the past 12 months No more than two in the last 36 months
  • No DOT preventable recordable accidents within the past 12 months
  • No history of reckless or careless driving in the past 36 months
  • Satisfactory work history (all terminations reviewed for safety related issues)

Heavy Haul & Specialized Equipment Requirements

  • Cab mounted Headache Rack on tractor
  • Minimum of (10) 1/2” Grade 70 Chains/Binders OR A BLEND OF: (5) 1/2” & (5) 3/8” Grade 70 Chains/Binders
  • Minimum of (10) straps (4″)
  • Tarps are optional (Recommend full set for 48ft trailer with 8ft drops)
  • Minimum of (10) straps (4″)
  • Minimum of (10) winches
  • Working strobe light (1)
  • Center pin on 7 way plug continuously powered (no switch)
  • Wide Load Signs (2)
  • Flags (Maximum)

Orientation Check List

  • Your Tractor – Inspected and a Qualcomm or Rand McNally system Installed
  • Proof of Insurance if using your own coverage
  • Securement Equipment – All equipment must be present for inspection
  • Clear Copy of your Paid Form 2290 ( Heavy Highway Use Tax )
  • Clear Copy of Your Trailer Title/Registration
  • Your Valid Commercial Drivers License
  • Medical Card & Long Form Physical
  • Bank/Checking Account Information – For Direct Deposit
  • Emergency Contact Information

Orientation Locations

  • McDonough, GA
  • Joplin, MO
To apply for a driving position, please complete our online application for employment.

Now Hiring Secure Teams

Contact a recruiter for insider information on our Bennett Heavy & Specialized company. Our recruiters will be happy to discuss the application process and how to get started so don’t delay. Contact us today.

Contact:

Fred Fell, Recruiter

E-mail: fred.fell@bennettig.com

or

Dorena Burns, Recruiter

E-mail: dorena.burns@bennettig.com

1-888-878-1223

Hear what our drivers have to say: