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Long Haul Truck Driver

Mission - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-140238
 
Employer
:
Sage Logistics Ltd.
 
Job Category
:
Driving
 
Posting Date
:
May 27, 2022
 
Expiry date
:
November 26, 2022
 
Vacancies
:
3
 
Website
:
 
Salary
:
27.00
 
 
 
 

COMPANY OPERATING NAME: Sage Logistics Ltd.


BUSINESS ADDRESS: 33654 Cherry Ave, Mission, BC V2V2V6 Canada


JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking to employ three truck drivers for our growing transportation company. Our ideal candidate is efficient, responsible and safe. Our truck drivers should be able to coordinate with a team, while working and problem-solving independently on the road. We require candidates with a clean driving record and proper air brake endorsements to operate our commercial vehicles. Drivers must accurately maintain driving logs and be able to administer bills of lading.

JOB TITLE: Long Haul Truck Driver

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 3

JOB DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

  • Transport goods and materials from manufacturing plant to warehouses, rail yards, distribution centres and other provinces
  • Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods
  • Perform pre-trip, en-route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turn signals, brakes and
  • cold storage
  • Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safety procedures for transporting goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Inspect for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Load and unload the cargo off the truck including supervision
  • Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain logbooks
  • Communicate with the dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Keep interior of vehicle clean of debris and clutter

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • No formal education requirements
  • No experience required, on-the-job training will be provided
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A) is required
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement is required

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES:

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight, cross-border and for extended periods

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and Judgement
  • Must be a team player, reliable and organized
  • Must be available for all hours of operations and shifts including overtime and weekend work as required

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Permanent Full-time, Long-term.

WAGES:  $27.00 per hour

HOURS OF WORK: 
40 hours per week

OVERTIME: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations.

BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Insurance from Workplace Safety and Insurance Board covered by the employer.
  • Vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday on a semi-monthly basis.

Preference is given to applicants who are Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Vulnerable Youth.

If interested in this position, please apply by email at sagelogistics123@gmail.com or by mail to 33654 Cherry Ave, Mission, BC V2V2V6 Canada, with a resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.