Long haul truck driver

SPEED DYNAMICS INC. based in Whitehorse, YT 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 shift timings include Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Flexible Hours and Early Morning.

Employer Name: SPEED DYNAMICS INC.
Position: Long haul truck driver
No. of vacancies: 4
Salary: $30.50 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Whitehorse, YT

Job Description

  • The candidate must drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.
  • The candidate must drive lighter, special-purpose trucks.
  • The candidate will be required to load and unload goods.
  • The candidate must operate and drive straight or articulated trucks in order to transport goods and materials.
  • The candidate will be responsible for overseeing condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to perform brake adjustments.
  • The candidate will be required to perform roadside emergency repairs.
  • The candidate will be expected to perform pre-trip, en route, and post-trip inspections as well as oversee all vehicle aspects.
  • The candidate will be responsible for receiving and relaying information to central dispatch.
  • The candidate will be responsible for recording cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption.
  • The candidate will be responsible for tarping and ensuring cargo safety and security.
  • The candidate will be expected to transport and handle hazardous materials.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must have an air brake endorsement and a valid driver’s licence (Class 1 or A)
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.
  • The candidate must be willing to relocate to the specified location.
  • The candidate’s relocation expenses will be covered by the employer.

Experience and Specialization

Documentation Knowledge

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

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Trucking and equipment types include Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles) and Tractor-trailer

Communication Systems Experience

  • The candidate must be able to use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation devices.

Transportation/travel experience

  • The candidate should be familiar with International, National and Regional regions.
  • The candidate should have prior experience running Long-distance trips.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate must have a valid passport.
  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough driving record check (abstract) and drug test

Transportation/travel information

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work overtime if necessary.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting positions.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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