Long Haul Truck Driver

City: Surrey, British Columbia

Description

Company Name Atwal Trucking Ltd.
Job Type Full-time
Salary $25.25/hour for 50-60 hours per week
Position Long Haul Truck Driver
Job Location Surrey
Experience Required None
Education Required None

Title:
Long haul truck driver
Terms of Employment:
Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening
Salary:
$25.25 Hourly, for 50-60 Hours per week. Travel and Relocation expenses covered (Overtime applicable after 60 hours a week)
Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months):
As soon as possible
Number of vacancies: 5
Skill Requirements:
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, 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
Communication Equipment Experience:
Cellular phone, GPS equipment
Specific Skills:
• Operate trucks to deliver long haul loads working as team drivers.
• Plan trip logistics and prepare documentation for transportation of goods and record trip details
• Perform pre-inspection, in route and post-inspection of vehicle including lights, brakes, tires etc.
• Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements
• Communicate with dispatcher and other drivers using cell phones
• Oversee all aspects of the vehicle (Condition of equipment, loading, and unloading, safety and security of cargo)
• Carry-out roadside repairs if needed
• Record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption
• Maintain truck logs according to state and federal regulations
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 Canada & the USA (Driving to the USA is subject to a valid B1/B2 visa and/or non-visa requiring citizens)
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.
Address:
12248 98A Avenue Surrey, BC, V3V 7S5
Employer:
Atwal Trucking Ltd.
How to Apply:
By Email: harinder.atwal@hotmail.com

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