Staffing Ability

Long Haul Flat Deck Truck Driver

Job Description

Salary$21.00 / hour
• Vacancies 3 vacancies
• Employment groups: Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Persons with disabilities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors
• Terms of employment Permanent employment, Full time40.00 to 70.00 hours / week
• Start date As soon as possible
• Benefits: Bonus, Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Mileage paid, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance benefits, Other benefits
• Employment conditions: On call, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night, Flexible hours
Job requirements
• English
• No degree, certificate or diploma
• 1 to less than 7 months
• Own Tools/Equipment
• Steel-toed safety boots, Cellular phone
Security and Safety
• Valid passport, Criminal record check, Basic security clearance, Drug test, Driver’s validity license check, Driving record check (abstract)
Transportation/Travel Information
• Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel internationally, Drive manual transmission vehicle, Valid driver’s license, Willing to travel overnight
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
• Attention to detail, Large workload, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Sitting
Personal Suitability
• Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Reliability, Judgement, Team player, Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication
Additional Skills
• Mountain driving expertise, Professionalism in customer service
• Communication Systems Experience
• Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Trip recorder (on-board computer)
Documentation Knowledge
• Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Dangerous goods occurrence reports, Accident or incident reports, Trip reports, Maintenance and repair reports, Bill of lading, Trans-border documentation, Driver logbook
Specific Skills
• Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Transport and handle dangerous goods, Load and unload goods, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes, Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Perform brake adjustments, Perform emergency roadside repairs, Perform preventive maintenance
Transportation/Travel Experience
• International, National, Long-haul
Type of Trucking and Equipment
• Flatbed, Tractor-trailer
Weight Handling
• Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)
• Class 1/1F/A License (semi trailer trucks)
Compensation Breakdown:
$0.50 cents per mile;
$0.03 cents per mile safety bonus paid quarterly;
$0.10 cents per mile over-dimensional rate;
$35.00 for all picks/drops, including first and last;
$65.00 per load for tarping
$2,200 sign on bonus paid as follows : $100 at the end of each month of employment for a period of 12 months, and $1,000 at the end of the 12th month
Loyalty bonus paid quarterly – $100 / mo after the first year, and increases annually to max amount of $200 / mo paid quarterly.
Group benefit plan including disability and dental
Must be Double Vaccinated in order to cross US border