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Long Haul Truck Driver

Maple-Ridge - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-28508
 
Employer
:
Fraser Plastics Ltd.
 
Job Category
:
Driving
 
Posting Date
:
March 23, 2018
 
Deadline
:
July 23, 2018
 
Vacancies
:
2
 
Website
:
 
 
 
 

Long Haul Truck Driver
(National Occupational Classification 2016 - NOC Code: 7511 /
National Occupational Classification 2006 - NOC Code: 7411)


Company Summary: 


The principals of Fraser Plastics Ltd. are experienced manufacturing businessmen and women who have developed their process gradually to meet the growing demand for an effective grinding, washing, and extruding processing facility in the Pacific Northwest. The plant is located in the Albion Industrial area of Maple Ridge. Fraser Plastics processes post-consumer and post-industrial plastic, and sell plastic pellets, washed/regrind flakes and baled plastic.


The company’s success in attracting multi-national and domestic end-users, coupled with its acquisition of a fleet of tanker railcars to service the plant, resulted in notable growth and has allowed us to employ and provide work for Millwrights, Plant Maintenance Electricians, Supervisors (Plastic Products Manufacturing), Yard Supervisors (Shipping and Receiving), Extruder Operators, Sorters (Plastics Product Manufacturing), Wash Line Operators, Long Haul Truck Drivers and other workers.  We are currently looking for two energetic, experienced and efficient Long Haul Truck Drivers to join our team to serve our supply chain logistics department in a safe and timely manner. This is a permanent full time position reporting directly to the Supervisor / Dispatcher. 


Company Operating Name:  Fraser Plastics


Business Address:  23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada

Job Summary:


The Long Haul Truck Driver is responsible for transporting goods and materials from manufacturing plant to warehouses, rail yards, distribution centres and other provinces in a safe and timely manner.  You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties. 


Job Title: Long Haul Truck Driver

No. of Positions: 2


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 turning 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 truck including supervision



  • Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain log books

  • Communicate with 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


Terms of Employment: Permanent Full Time, Long Term


Hours of Work: 40 hours per week 


Wages:  $24.00 per hour 


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 employer

  • Vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday on a semi-monthly basis 


Location of Work: 23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada

Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible


Education, Experience and Language Requirements:



  • Completion of Secondary School is required

  • Two years of long haul truck driving experience preferred 

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A) is required

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement is required

  • Able to speak, write, read and understand English

  • Punjabi speaking is an asset but not a condition or requirement 


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 


Preference to Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals and Youth


If interested in this position, please apply by email to us at FraserPlastics@Outlook.com  with resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.