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Truck driver needed in Canada by NFL National Freight Ltd

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Truck driver needed in Canada by NFL National Freight Ltd

Transporting finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers. Inspecting vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance. Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules.

Job details

  •  Location: Surrey, BC
  •  Salary: $50,000 to $65,000 annually for 35 to 70 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  To be determined
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Financial benefits
  •  Vacancies: 20 vacancies

We are looking for an experienced Truck Driver to serve our supply chain logistics department in a safe and timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Truck Driver
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations
  • Trucking school diploma
  • Valid truck driving licence

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

  • Various locations

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Credentials

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

Experience and Specialization

Documentation Knowledge

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

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • Valid passport
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Sitting

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Newcomers to Canada, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

[email protected]

Advertised until

2022-08-18

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