Long haul truck driver

World Wide Atlantic Freight Inc based in Scoudouc, NB 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 Day, Evening, Night, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: World Wide Atlantic Freight Inc
Position: Long haul truck driver
No. of vacancies: 7
Salary: $22.50 hourly for 50 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Scoudouc, NB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to maintain professionalism in customer service.
  • The candidate must drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.
  • The candidate must load and unload goods.
  • The candidate must obtain special permits and other documents required for international cargo transport.
  • 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 expected to perform preventive maintenance.
  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • 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 must be flexible.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Experience and Specialization

Documentation Knowledge

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

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, local, national, provincial or territorial, 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 criminal background check, driver’s licence validity check, driving record check (abstract), and drug test.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • The candidate must be willing to travel across borders.
  • The candidate must be willing to travel for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to travel overnight.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • 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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