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Driver Opportunities

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Rewarding Careers

Commitment to service is one of the many reasons JCT is recognized among the best in the transportation of temperature controlled goods. This commitment starts with our partnership with the best Lease Operators. JCT offers a driving career that is rewarding not only from an earnings perspective, but also because you will have the experience of being part of a team recognized as one of the best in the industry.

JCT offers a few different programs: Lease Purchase (through Three Diamond Leasing, LLC), Owner Operator, and Teams. Whichever path you choose, you have the opportunity to succeed in being our own boss and owning your own truck.

Take a few minutes to complete our online application, or call one of our helpful recruiters right now at 877-528-4478.

JCT Driver Benefits

Higher Rate Pay

Higher Rate Pay

On top of cost per mile and fuel surcharge, John Christner Trucking is proud to offer compensation for driver referrals, swaps, safe driving, and more.

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Truck Maintenance

While at the Sapulpa yard, take advantage of our very own on-site shop.

Lease-to-Own Program

Lease-to-Own Program

Become your own boss and begin building equity by working with our team.

Relaxed Atmosphere

Relaxed Atmosphere

You’ll get the same personable communication and attention as you would with a mom and pop company with the advantages and connections of a large company.

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Better Equipment

Our 2020 Kenworths have maximum efficiency with optimized aerodynamics and are equipped for driver comfort.

Lease to Own

JCT’s Lease to Own Program (through Three Diamond Leasing, LLC) has been a huge success. The program was designed to allow you the opportunity to begin building equity. Your experience is your credit and your hard work takes care of the rest. Through TDL, we offer a fleet of newer model, high-content trucks and we offer one of the best compensation packages in the industry.

  • $1.00 Per Mile Loaded and Empty Base Pay
  • Automated Detention Pay – $20/Hour
  • $.02 Cents Per Mile Safety Bonus, Paid Quarterly
  • Paid Base Plates and Permits
  • Road Use and Fuel Taxes Paid
  • EZ Pass, Pike Pass and Pre-Pass
  • Toll and Scale Reimbursement
  • Nationwide Discount Fuel Network
  • Fuel Surcharge Updated Weekly Based on DOE National Average
  • Large Fleet Buying Power

The best part about our Lease program is that at the end of the lease term, the truck is yours for a buck! Get started now and make your dreams of owning your own truck and being your own boss a reality. Click on the application link to apply today


Please review the below qualifications that must be met in order to be considered:

  • Class A CDL
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have recent OTR, 48 state tractor-trailer driving experience
  • No more than three (3) moving violations in the past three (3) years
  • No more than three (3) preventable accidents/incidents in the past three (3) years
  • No DUI/DWI in the past five (5) years

Please call our recruiting department directly at 877-528-4478 or click here to submit your application on-line.

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JCT offers a great program for Teams. In addition to saving drivers $10,000 – $12,000 in out-of-pocket expenses, there are no hidden fees. It’s no secret that teams earn more money, so why not earn more money while driving for a company that has a well-known reputation for being a leader in the industry and own your truck? Check out the details of this program below.


  • $1.05 Per Mile Loaded and Empty Base Pay
  • Automated Detention Pay – $25/Hour
  • $.02 Cents Per Mile Safety Bonus
  • Priority Dispatch


  • Dedicated Support Team Focused on Team Productivity
  • Lots of Straight Loads
  • Great Miles
  • No Cash Down
  • $1 Buyout With No Balloon Payments
  • Fuel Surcharge Paid on All Dispatched Miles
  • Weekly Settlements
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Permits and Base Plates
  • Road Use and Fuel Taxes Paid (O/O’s Responsible for 2290)
  • Toll and Scale Reimbursement


Please call our recruiting department directly at 877-528-4478

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Owner Operators

John Christner Trucking loves Owner Operators! (John was one himself after all). Bringing your own truck, you enjoy all of our great benefits (you’re responsible for your 2290).


  • Fuel Surcharge – Loaded and Empty Miles
  • Fuel Tax
  • Base Plates
  • Permits
  • Lumpers
  • Tolls
  • Reefer Fuel
  • Scales
  • Prepass, Oklahoma Pike Pass & Easy Pass
  • TripPak Express


  • $1.00 Per Mile Loaded and Empty Base Pay
  • Automated Detention Pay – $20/Hour
  • $.02 Cents Per Mile Safety Bonus, Paid Quarterly
  • No Load Boards
  • Consistent Freight
  • 1,350 Mile Average Length of Haul
  • Insurance is Available if You’re Looking for a New Provider

Please call our recruiting department directly at 877-528-4478.

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