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Long Haul Truck Driver Needed At Darwesh Trucking Ltd, Canada – Apply Now

Long haul truck drivers drive truck and trailer combination vehicles over long distances to deliver products, livestock, or materials. They oversee freight loading, ensure that freight weight limits are not exceeded, and properly secure the freight to prevent damage. They are also required to coordinate deliveries with dispatchers.

Long Haul Truck Driver Responsibilities:

  • Delivering freight over long distances across the country’s road networks.
  • Planning routes efficiently and delivering freight on time.
  • Performing prescribed truck inspections before departure to ensure good running order.
  • Documenting the freight’s condition before departure and inventorizing loads.
  • Securing the freight in place before departure and monitoring its safe distribution throughout the trip.
  • Supervising the loading and unloading of freight, and obtaining the client’s signature on delivery.
  • Performing service checks on tire pressure, oil, and fluid levels, as well as minor repairs, when required.
  • Logging hours and distances driven, rest stop durations, as well as all fuel, repair, and toll expenses.
  • Communicating any delays due to road conditions, accidents, or breakdowns to dispatchers.
  • Complying with federal and state trucking rules and regulations, including mandatory rest periods and weight restrictions.

Job details

Address:

  •  14575 59B Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3S 7B4
  • Salary: $27.00 to $30.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Terms of Employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day: Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

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

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills
Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Pay and receive payments for goods; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Drive lighter, special purpose trucks; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes; Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Trans-border documentation; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Willing to travel cross-border; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver’s licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle; Willing to travel internationally
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload; Overtime required
Work Location Information
Various locations
Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer; Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles); Refrigerated; Dry bulk
Transportation/Travel Experience
National; International; Provincial/territorial; Long-haul
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Reliability; Organized
Long term benefits
Other benefits
Median Wage
$27.00 to $30.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week

Benefits

Long term benefits

Other benefits

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Veterans, Visible minorities, 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.

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