Long Haul Truck Drivers
Title: Long Haul Truck Driver (NOC: 7411)
Employer: Nikolas Transport Ltd., #904-525 11th Street, New Westminster, B.C., V3M 4G5
Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 hourly, depending on experience, minimum 40 hours per week with potential for 60 hours weekly
Benefits: CPP, WCB, EI
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Positions available: 2
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
Experience: More than 2 years of work experience as a long haul truck driver (winter and through mountains) is an asset
Languages: English, Serbian an asset
Specific Skills: Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Loading and unloading of goods, Plan travel schedules and routes, Use atlases and other trip planning aids, Receive and relay information to central dispatcher, Drive as part of a two-person team or single. Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness.
Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding
Type of Trucking and Equipment: Tractor-trailer, highway, Dump Type of Travel: Long-haul, Provincial/territorial, and 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, Accident or incident reports.
Communication Equipment Experience: Cellular phone, Satellite tracking (GPS) equipment
Weight Handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Transportation/Travel Information: Must be able to travel cross-border, willing to travel for extended periods.
Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Medical exam, Drug test Work Conditions
Work Location Information: Various locations: Canada and US
Essential Skills: Document use, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Continuous learning
Other: Operate units, hauling freight throughout Canada & U.S.
Business Profile: Transport - Serving local and long distance