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long haul tractor-trailer driver Verified

Posted on February 20, 2024 by Employer details RITE-LINE TRANSPORTATION INC.

Job details

  • LocationFlorenceville, NBOn the road job
  • Salary$.55 commission per mile / 45 to 60 hours per week Minimum wage is guaranteed
  • Terms of employment Permanent employmentFull time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits
  • vacancies 4 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2802776

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Green job Help - Green job - Help

The employer stated that this position is a green job, because it involves tasks and responsibilities contributing to positive environmental outcomes and helping Canada achieve its net-zero target.

Work site environment

  • United States

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Working at heights training
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • CPR Certificate
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Extended Trailer Combination Permit or Endorsement
  • FAST (Free and Secure Trade) Program
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Pro-Trucker/Smart Driver (fuel efficiency) Training
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate
  • Skid Control Training

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • National

Additional information

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Hardworking
  • Patience

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Employment groups Help - 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

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary 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.

Advertised until

2024-06-06

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