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Long haul truck driver (NOC: 7511/ 7411)
Posted date [Jan-12-18]  (ID: 177053)
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Company: Gillson Trucking Ltd.      

Long haul truck driver (NOC: 7511/ 7411)

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening

Wage Rate:  $23.60- $26.00 for 50.00 Hours per week, overtime after 60 Hours

Compensation benefits:

  • To support candidate financially, our company will cover 25 % of transportation costs for moving their belongings, if they are willing to relocate to BC.
  • We will offer paid time off, with “prior notice” – volunteer within the community  * can be discussed in detail at the time of interview*

Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months): As soon as possible

Vacancies:  6

Education: Not required

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Experience:  No experience required. Paid on job training will be provided.        

Languages: Basic English

Type of Trucking and Equipment: Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles), Tractor-trailer, Flatbed, Refrigerated, Logging, highway

Type of Travel:Long-haul, Regional, Provincial/territorial.

Documentation Knowledge:Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Trans-border documentation, Maintenance and repair reports, Trip reports

Communication Equipment Experience:Citizens band (CB) radio, Cellular phone, Satellite tracking (GPS) equipment

Weight Handling: More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills:

  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials,
  • Loading and unloading of goods,
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo,
  • Plan travel schedules and routes,
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatcher,
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy,
  • Pay and receive payments for goods,
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes,

Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Medical exam, Drug test

Transportation/Travel Information:Willing to travel cross-border, willing to travel for extended periods, willing to travel overnight, valid driver's licence

Work Location Information: Various locations across North America.

Essential Skills: Working with others, Problem solving, Job task planning and organizing, significant use of memory

Other: Candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada and must be willing to drive long haul trucks as a two person team. Basic English is required to understand road signs and fill log book.

How to Apply:

By Mail:109-30468, Great Northern Ave, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6Y6, Canada

By Fax:604-853-2228


Job Title Long haul truck driver (NOC: 7511/ 7411)
Company Name Gillson Trucking Ltd.
Category Category -> Admin / Office
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Abbotsford
Area Location -> BC - Abbotsford