Long Haul Truck Driver

Job ID35-F7-6C-A3-0D-1D
CompanySumair Transportation Inc.
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-10-27
Posted Until2021-04-26
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryTransportation
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Positions Available: 2

NOC Group: Truck Drivers (7411)

NOC Job Title: Long Haul Driver

Employment groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada

Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time

Employment conditions: Early morning, Morning, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night

Job Location(s)
45761 Reece Avenue
Chilliwack, British Columbia
V2P 2Z4 Canada

Job Description

Security and Safety
Valid passport, Drug test, Medical exam, Driver's validity license check, Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Valid driver's license, Willing to travel overnight

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Attention to detail, Large workload, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Sitting

Work Location Information
Remote location, Various locations

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Reliability, Judgement, Team player, Excellent oral communication

Additional Skills
Professionalism in customer service, Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques, Address customers' complaints or concerns, Mountain driving expertise

Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Documentation Knowledge
Inspection report (pre-trip, on-route, post-trip), Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Accident or incident reports, Dangerous goods occurrence reports, Trans-border documentation, Trip reports, Maintenance and repair reports

Specific Skills
Load and unload goods, Perform preventive maintenance, Perform brake adjustments, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, Perform pre-trip, on route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Transportation/Travel Experience
Local, National, Short-haul, Provincial/territorial, Regional, Long-haul

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Weight Handling
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)
Class 1/1F/A License (semi trailer trucks), Air Brakes Endorsement, Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
Start DateAs soon as possible
Salary$26.00 / hour or per mile (we can discuss) for 60 to 70 hours / week
Education RequirementsMinimum education high school needed
ExperienceExperience an asset. At least some experience is required. Training will be provided to the deserving candidate.
How To ApplyBy email

By phone
from 09:00 to 03:30