Position: Long haul truck driver (Across North America) (NOC: 7411/7511)
No. of Vacancies: 10
Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening
Salary: $23.60-$25.00 Hourly, for 50.00 Hours per week
Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months): As soon as possible
Education: High School an asset.
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Driver’s Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
Experience: We will provide 2 weeks of paid training to eligible and interested candidates.
Languages: Basic English
Type of Trucking and Equipment: Tractor-trailer, Extended length tractor-trailer combination, Logging, highway, Dump
Type of Travel: Long-haul, Provincial/territorial, International
Documentation Knowledge: Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Trans-border documentation, Maintenance and repair reports, Trip reports, Accident or incident reports
Communication Equipment Experience: Cellular phone, Satellite tracking (GPS) equipment
Weight Handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Loading and unloading of goods, Plan travel schedules and routes, Use atlases and other trip planning aids, Receive and relay information to central dispatcher, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness
Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Medical exam, Drug test
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding
Transportation/Travel Information: Willing to travel cross-border, willing to travel for extended periods, Valid driver’s licence
Work Location Information: Various locations in North America
Essential Skills: Document use, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Continuous learning
Other: Operate units, hauling freight throughout Canada/U.S. Candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Employer: Northwest Freightways Ltd.
How to apply:
By Mail: 12340 Winram Road, Surrey, BC, V3V 3Y5
By Fax: 604-597-8066
By Email: email@example.com