- Pilot Travel Centers LLC02.May 2017
Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America with more than 650 locations throughout the United States and Canada and employee more than 24,000 team members. Pilot Flying J services over a million customers every day.
As the No. 1 seller of over-the-road diesel fuel in the nation, Pilot Flying J is ranked No. 7 among America’s Largest Private Companies by Forbes, and in addition, was ranked #37 on the Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers list in 2013.
Pilot Flying J is not merely a travel center or a convenience store, but it’s a large retail and food operation, and matches big-box stores in retail revenue and food service sales. Pilot Flying J was ranked #13 by Restaurant Finance Monitor’s “Monitor 200 Report,” and named in the “50 Most Influential Franchisees in the World” by Nation’s Restaurant News.
Founded by James Haslam II, the first Pilot gas station was opened in Gate City, Virginia, in 1958. After more than four decades of rapid growth, expansion and partnership, Pilot and Marathon Oil Company entered an agreement to form Pilot Travel Centers in 2001.
Over the years, Pilot Travel Centers experienced significant growth and expanded internationally, opening its first travel center in Canada in 2006. In 2007, Pilot bought Marathon Petroleum’s shares and entered a new partnership with CVC Capital Partner in 2008. Two years later, Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Inc. entered an agreement, officially creating Pilot Flying J on July 1, 2010.
Pilot Flying J is one of the best retail and restaurant employers in North America. If you enjoy working in a hands-on, high-energy environment, apply for one of our jobs today and join the Pilot Flying J family!
You want to work with service-minded people who hit the ground running—every customer, every chance, every day.
You need a career that’s taking you places. We’re building new travel centers every year, so you can grow with us.
Our care and commitment to our employees comes from a deeply rooted history that started nearly 60 years ago when James Haslam II opened the first Pilot in Gate City, VA. Since that opening we have celebrated many accomplishments and have stayed true to our mission of "Connecting people and places with comfort, care and a smile at every stop." We are proud to be family owned and we welcome each new team member as part of the family.
This company does a great job of paying you what you deserve! What you give is what you get! People who complain about pay are the ones not putting forth enough focus and effort.
Working here is no walk in the park but if you can handle it then it's a great company with lots of opportunities.
Flexible schedule, health benefits, 401K and opportunity for growth.
management was horrible didn't actually care about the employees
most of the employees there were only about themselves, they were all about themselves
communication was horrible i have never worked somewhere with such lack of it.
they didn't give 2 craps about family i have children 1 of which is very sick and they were always mad when he was in the hospital, they cut my hours because he had a 3 day stay in the hospital