Driver Opportunities

Driver Opportunities

Grand Island Express has a variety of different driving opportunities available to suit every single one of our drivers and their lifestyles. At Grand Island Express, every driver is treated the same way and is a part of our family. Check out our driver options and choose the right one for you — Company, Owner Operators, Part-Time, and Students.

Job Candidate Requirements:

  • Graduate from an approved professional driving course
  • Be 23 years of age or older
  • Pass our company physical and drug screen
  • Have no major violations in the past three years
  • Have no major preventable accidents in the past three years

Want to work for us?

Company Drivers

Your Best Career Move Yet

Let’s face it: there are a lot of carriers out there making a lot of promises. How do you know who you can trust? Luckily, the research has already been done for you. Each year, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) ranks the Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive for in North America. These fleets offer the best professional driver experience.

Grand Island Express has made the Top 20 list for the last nine consecutive years. We never stop working to improve our driver programs and striving to create an amazing workplace experience for professional over-the-road drivers.

  • Guaranteed pay offered based on your individual average weekly pay
  • Ability to choose freight from our mobile app that works for you
  • Driver education and workshops to maximize pay and productivity
  • Monthly reviews with your driver manager
  • Mentors to help drivers and their families transition into their new career


Easily Transition to a Professional Driving Career

Presently, 22% of Grand Island Express’ drivers are veterans of foreign wars. There are several reasons to consider a career as a professional driver if you’re a veteran, including:

  • Reputable driving schools qualify veterans for their GI bill
  • Paychecks are available immediately (Grand Island Express offers pay from day one)
  • Job security
  • Utilize inherent and learned skills
  • Travel

Owner Operators

Contractors Wanted

Owner operators have been a significant part of our company for more than 30 years. Whether you purchase one of our trucks or bring your own, you will find consistent miles year round. Our contractor drivers enjoy many features of our program, including:

  • Steady miles ranging from 2,400-3,000 per week
  • Choice of traffic lanes (average length of haul is 875 miles)
  • Base mileage pay plus fuel surcharge
  • Fuel card provided and 100% of fuel discounts passed on to the contractor
  • Tolls and PrePass paid
  • Weekly settlements
  • Maintenance escrow accounts and discounted shop labor rates
  • Free, unlimited tractor washes in our automated wash system
  • ELD compliant, free mobile communications system

Part-Time Drivers Welcome


Flexible Regional Driving Jobs

Work as much or as little as you want to supplement your income! Part-time drivers are a huge part of our success at Grand Island Express. We use part-time drivers daily to make local deliveries, shuttle trailers, and run relays to fellow drivers.

Benefits of Driving Part-Time

  • Local deliveries throughout the Tri-City area
  • Intrastate shuttles throughout Nebraska
  • Overnight or daily home returns

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