Long haul truck driver

Twin-Pol Express Inc. based in 16733 108 Avenue, Surrey, BC V4N 1N5 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Long haul truck driver who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The position of Long haul truck driver has been approved by the LMIA.

Employer Name: Twin-Pol Express Inc.
Position: Long haul truck driver
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $27.00 hourly for 50 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: 16733 108 Avenue, Surrey, BC V4N 1N5

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to transport and handle hazardous materials.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect vehicles on a daily basis for cleanliness, mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.
  • The candidate will be required to perform roadside emergency repairs.
  • The candidate will be required to adjust brakes.
  • The candidate will be in charge of receiving and relaying information to central dispatch.
  • The candidate will be in charge of transport goods and materials by operating and driving straight or articulated trucks.
  • The candidate will be in charge of tarping and ensuring cargo safety and security.
  • The candidate must drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.
  • The candidate would be responsible for overseeing condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment.
  • The candidate would be responsible for recording cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption.
  • The candidate will be responsible for pre-trip, en route, and post-trip vehicle inspections, as well as overseeing all aspects of the vehicle.
  • The candidate will be required to obtain special permits and other documents required for international cargo transport.
  • The candidate will be required to load and unload goods.
  • The candidate will be in charge of driving lighter, special-purpose trucks.
  • The candidate will be required to use maps and other trip planning tools.
  • The candidate will be responsible for delivering goods to customers.
  • The candidate would be responsible for paying and receiving payments for goods.
  • The candidate would be in charge of arranging travel, related itineraries, and making reservations.
  • The candidate will be required to provide a high standard of Customer Service while delivering goods to customers.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor and refuel oil in the truck as and when needed.
  • The candidate must follow truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods), as well as company policies and procedures.
  • The candidate will be expected to obey and follow all traffic laws.
  • Before driving, the candidate must ensure that any mechanical issues with the vehicle are corrected.
  • The candidate will be required to drive with extreme caution.
  • The candidate must be experienced in mountain driving.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 2 to 3 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate must have a Class 1 or A driver’s licence, an Air Brake (Z) endorsement, a Class 1/1F/A licence (semi trailer trucks), and an Air Brakes Endorsement certificate.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication.
  • The candidate should have extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
  • The candidate must be adaptable and foresighted in order to deal with unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of safety regulations, including not only traffic laws but also rules governing how often they must rest, the maximum number of miles they can drive, and so on.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 45 kg (100 lbs).

Documentation Knowledge

  • The candidate should have strong documentation knowledge in Accident or incident reports, Trip reports, Trans-border documentation, Maintenance and repair reports, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Dangerous goods occurrence reports, Driver logbook and Bill of lading.

Communication Systems Experience

  • The candidate should be proficient in Operating GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment.
  • The candidate should be well-versed in the use of Trip recorder (on-board computer) and Citizens band (CB) radio.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate must have a basic level of security clearance.
  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.
  • The candidate must have a valid passport.

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Candidates are required to wear steel-toed safety boots.
  • The candidate must have a Cell phone.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • The candidate should be willing to travel cross-border.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel overnight.
  • The candidate will be required to drive manual transmission vehicle.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting position
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • The candidate should have experience in running Long-haul trips.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

dispatch@twinpolexpress.com

By mail

16733 108 Avenue
Surrey, BC
V4N 1N5

In person

16733 108 Avenue
Surrey, BC
V4N 1N5 Between 08:00 AM and 04:00 PM

By phone

604-496-6187 Between 08:00 AM and 04:00 PM

By fax

604-496-6137

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