Truck Driver, Freight

Dooley’s Trucking based in Gander, NL is looking suitable candidates for the position of Truck Driver, Freight who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The name Dooley’s Trucking has been around for approximately 35 years. Throughout its history, Dooley’s has conducted business from garbage collection to its current position of Courier, Transport, and Specialty Logistics services. With 40 plus years of business experience, we’re committed to accepting any task given to us and completing it to your fullest satisfaction. Our goal is to keep providing our clients with the highest quality service available in the transportation industry. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or Permanent employment. The shift timing includes Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning

Employer Name: Dooley’s Trucking
Position: Truck Driver, Freight
No. of vacancies:1
Salary: $18.00 to $21.00 hourly for 50 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: Gander, NL

Type of Trucking and Equipment: Tractor-trailer, Flatbed, Dry bulk

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of transport goods and materials by operating and driving straight or articulated trucks.
  • The candidate will be required to perform roadside emergency repairs.
  • The candidate will be required to adjust brakes.
  • 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 in charge of receiving and relaying information to central dispatch.
  • 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 transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • 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 plan routes and meet delivery schedules.
  • The candidate will be expected to deliver goods on time to the client.
  • The candidate will be required to transport all fragile and heavy items carefully.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor and refuel oil in the truck as and when needed.
  • The candidate will be required to follow accident procedures if an accident occurs.
  • The candidate will be required to drive with extreme caution.
  • The candidate must document and log work/rest periods, kilometres driven, and keep fuel/toll receipts.
  • 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.
  • The candidate will be expected to secure cargo as well as properly arrange and balance it within the vehicle.
  • Before driving, the candidate must ensure that any mechanical issues with the vehicle are corrected.
  • The will be required to provide a high standard of Customer Service while delivering goods to customers.
  • The candidate will be responsible for responsible keeping their truck, and associated equipment, clean and in good working order.
  • The candidate will be responsible for responsible for counting and recording quantities and styles of product delivered and picked up to ensure accurate paperwork for customer transactions.
  • The will be required to collect and verify delivery instructions.
  • The candidate will be required to notify the dispatcher of any road incidents.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 7 months to 1 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate must have Driver’s License (Class 1 or A), AZ class license and Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks).
  • The candidate will be expected to coach coworkers on new methods or techniques.
  • 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 have clean driving record.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight.
  • The candidate must be able to drive for long periods of time and travel frequently.
  • 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 must be willing to submit to regular background and drug checks.
  • 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)

Documentation Knowledge

  • The candidate should have strong documentation knowledge in Accident or incident reports, Trip reports, Trans-border documentation, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Driver logbook

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • The candidate should have good knowledge about Local and Provincial or territorial regions
  • The candidate should have experience in running Long-haul trips.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should have clean past driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.
  • The candidate must be willing to submit to regular background and drug checks.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate must have a basic level of security clearance.

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 overnight.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence
  • The candidate will be required to drive manual transmission vehicle.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours.
  • 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 physically fit.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Benefits

  • The selected candidates would be provided health and other long term benefits.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidates would get Life insurance and Long-term care insurance
  • In addition to the above mentioned health and long term benefits the selected candidates would get other benefits in the form of Travel insurance.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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