Driving Opportunities

Join the Penner Family

We have the miles to make you a successful owner-operator at Penner International. We are hiring
single, team drivers and super single to run Canada & USA. Owner Operator base out of Calgary, AB.
Winnipeg, MB or Mississauga, ON.

We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, partnership with leasing company and a company-wide commitment to ensure you get your home time. We pride ourselves in having one of the best driver-retention rates around. Our average length of service is 9.5 years.

We provide:

  • All license, insurance, permits and tolls, paid by the company
  • Satellite installation and removal, paid by the company
  • Heavy vehicle use tax
  • US border crossing fees
  • Fuel cards
  • Mileage and Speed compliance bonus: $0.05 per mile (for achieving 10k miles or more per month and a maximum speed of 100 kph)
  • Authorized team operations will be paid an additional $0.10 per mile
  • CDA/US Border crossing: $20.00 per crossing (includes bobtail crossings)
  • Loading/Unloading event $30.00 + $5.00 per next event
  • Fuel Adjustment bi-weekly
  • No forced dispatch
  • Secure parking for your equipment
  • Ongoing training
  • Bi-monthly pay schedule on the 15th and at the end of each month
  • Penner International new-hire orientation at our head office in Steinbach, MB
  • Annual years-of-service and safe-driving awards
  • Onsite maintenance facility, with experienced technicians and competitive rates

Driver Requirements

  • 12 months of verifiable international, over-the-road experience
  • Valid FAST driver card or be eligible to apply for FAST card
  • Must accept Penner dispatch US & Cdn duration of 8 to 10 days
  • Cdn Commercial Drivers Abstract and US PSP must meet company standards
  • Tractor tare weight, full of fuel, cannot exceed 21,000 lbs
  • Tractor fifth wheel height must not exceed 47 inches
  • Must pass government periodic mandatory vehicle safety inspection


Job Title: Long Haul Truck Driver NOC 73300

Job Duties:

  • Operate and drive tractor-trailer trucks weighing over 4500 kg to transport goods and materials over long distances
  • Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods
  • Perform pre-trip, en-route, and post-trip inspections of vehicle systems, equipment, and accessories such as tires, lights, turning signals, brakes, cold storage
  • Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Record cargo information, Hours of Service, and customs clearances
  • Administer Bills of Lading and manually or electronically maintain log books
  • Communicate with the dispatcher, other drivers, and customers using communication devices and on-board computers
  • May transport dangerous goods in Canada
  • Driver must be willing to relocate to Steinbach, Manitoba

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full-time


Penner International Inc. will pay drivers a minimum income of $29.81 per hour annually subject to a minimum of 40 hours of work per week. The total annual wage is based on mileage and, therefore, Drivers have the opportunity to earn yearly wages in excess of $64,389.60 based on mileage worked under the Company's established mileage rates. Drivers have the potential to earn upwards of $65,000 annually. A typical work week consists of 40-60 hours as per Hours-of-Service regulations.

For sgl : $0.5329 Mile, paying in Canadian $

For team : $0.7006 miles ( team split), paying in Canadian $

Paid  Load/ Unload event- $25.49 per event

Position/ run:

The run: Manitoba, Canada-MID. West US-Ontario, Canada-Manitoba Canada

Monthly mileage approx. 10 000+ or team 20 000+


Group Insurance: Dental, Medical & Vision Care. Company Pension Plan after 2 years of employment.

Education/Trade Certification Required:

High school diploma

Valid Canadian Class 1 License or equivalent MELT

Clean abstract & CVOR

US capable

Work Experience:

Minimum 1-year of over-the-road experience as a long-haul truck driver Class 1

Location work:

Home terminal: Steinbach, MB. The driver will be working over the road for 7-9 days in Canada and USA


Join the Penner Family. Apply to become an Owner Operator today! Send us a message by filling out the form.