Long Distance Truck Driver

Canadian company dedicated to the transportation of wood and steel in the Great Lakes region and in the USA by B-train.

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Work Location


The position involves traveling throughout Canada and in the USA to deliver goods to the company’s clients; the main destinations are Ontario, Quebec, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio.




Salary


$22.00 to $25.00 hourly. Salary can vary or increase according to mileage driven. Company guarantees a minimum weekly payment of $660.00 equal to $22.00 X 30hrs. 30 – 50 hours per week




Job Description


- Load and unload goods; tie up goods - Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargoOperate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials - Perform preventive maintenance - Drive lighter, special purpose trucks - Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; complete a log book with the working hours - Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle - Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment - Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations - Receive and relay information to central dispatch - Professionalism in customer service - Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques - Address customers' complaints or concerns




Requirements


- Completion of high school is required - Experience is an asset - Driver’s license Class 1 valid in Quebec is required - Driving record check is required - Physically demanding - Willing to travel for extended periods and for cross-border trips - Speak English is required, speak French is an asset




Benefits


We provide extended medical insurance and dental insurance as well as a cellphone and the uniform.




Important Information


- Flexibility on schedule is required. Employees establish their own working hours according to the week and the load of work. - The position requires traveling to different places in Canada and the USA and thus to regularly be away for an average time of 4 to 5 consecutive days. - The position requires driving a tractor truck.





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