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Long Haul Truck Driver

Abbotsford - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-86808
 
Employer
:
Sage Logistics
 
Job Category
:
Driving
 
Posting Date
:
November 13, 2020
 
Expiry date
:
May 13, 2021
 
Vacancies
:
2
 
Website
:
 
Salary
:
$25.00 per hour
 
 
 
 

COMPANY OPERATING NAME: Sage Logistics Ltd.



BUSINESS ADDRESS: 2233 McKenzie Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 4A1



JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking to employ two 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: 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, enroute 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 kilometers 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


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:  $25.00 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 employer.

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


Preference 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 2233 McKenzie Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 4A1 Canada, with resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.