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Abbotsford - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
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Posting Date
April 04, 2020
Expiry date
February 04, 2021



Permanent Position: Long-Haul Truck Drivers

Company:DPS Trucking Ltd.

No. of Vacancies:5

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening

Wage Rate:  $24.50 per hr for 40 to 50 Hours per week

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Business Location:1340 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 5Y3

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials:Driver’s Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Experience:Experience an asset. Paid on job training will be provided.

Languages:Basic Knowledge of English

Type of Trucking and Equipment:Tractor-trailer, Extended length tractor-trailer combination.

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, Satellite tracking (GPS) equipment

Weight Handling:More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Main Duties:

  1. Operate and drive primary tractor-trailer, long combination vehicle to transport goods and materials.

  2. Loading and unloading of goods.

  3. Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo in accordance with safety requirements.

  4. Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

  5. Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain log books

  6. Receive and relay information to central dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers.

  7. Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.

  8. Perform pre-trip, en route, post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and turning signals.

Security and Safety:Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, driving record check (abstract), Medical exam, Drug test and valid passport.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding and handling heavy loads.  

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 in North America

Essential Skills:Document use, working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking. 

How to Apply:Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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