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Long Haul Truck Driver

Posted by: Flying Horse Logistics Inc.
Posting date: January 24, 2022      Closing date: January 23, 2023
Posting date: January 24, 2022
Closing date: January 23, 2023
 
Job location: Canada-wide, Canada
 
Vacancy: 2
 
Job category: Driving
Job id: 20220124-200214

Job summary:


Flying Horse Logistics Inc. is a Abbotsford, B.C. based company that offers a transportation and logistics service to our clients to meet their business needs. Flying Horse can Quickly and efficiently move any package, pale􀁚 or truckload across Canada and the U.S.A. Our fleet consists of long-haul tractors with 53' Air-Ride logistics trailers. Our professional drivers and staff are visible reminders to our commitments of providing an excellence and dependable service of truckload shipments.

Job description:


Skills

  • Load securement (tarping, tie-downs, Cargo placement and restraints, etc.)
    • Load securement as per National Safety Code Standard 10 or North American Cargo Securement Standard
  • Perform pre-trip, en-route, post-trip inspections and oversee all aspects of vehicle
    • Complete Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports or Electronics DVIRs
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled, fuel consumption
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • 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
  • Ensure 100% compliance with Safety regulations
  • Professional communication with customers
  • Handle freight and Freight documents
  • Pickup and delivery of freight in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform all other duties as requested
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods (if required)
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes

Document Knowledge:

  • Trip Reports
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports – DVIRs (Pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Driver Logbook
  • Bill of Lading

Additional Skills

  • Address customers complains or concerns
  • Owner Operator business skills
  • Professionalism in customer Service

Weight Handling

  • Able to lift 20 Kg (45 lbs)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Cellphone
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hi-Vis Coveralls

Work Conditions and Physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting for long hours

Work Location

  •  Various locations as required

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate Global Positioning System (GPS) and other navigation equipment

Security and Safety

  • Safe driving record (Commercial Drivers Abstract with no more than 3 demerit points in last 5 years)
  • Criminal Record Check from appropriate authorities
  • Driver’s validity license check
  • Drug Test
  • Valid Passport
  • Basic Security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willing to travel overnight

Credential/Certificates/Licenses:

  • Class 1 or A Driver’s License, Air Brake Endorsement

Experience: 

  • No Experience required

Full Time Employment:

  • Morning, Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime

Personal Suitability

  • Effective Interpersonal Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team Player
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Miscellaneous:

  • You must be able to obtain appropriate Transportation of Dangerous Goods certificate within 1 month of starting a job or before transportation of your first dangerous goods load. Employer will arrange and pay for this certificate.
  • Employer will fully fund mandatory courses (i.e. Transportation of Dangerous Good -TDG) as required by employer. A prior approval from employer will be required before taking these courses
  • Employer will reimburse Class-1 Drivers Training program costs up to a maximum CAD$2000. This training program must result in an employee receiving Class 1 License with Air Brakes endorsement issued by a competent authority. $2000 will be reimbursed after 1-year of continuous employment.
  • Bonus will be paid on safe driving and mileage.

 

How to apply:

By email: FHLI.Jobs@gmail.com

 

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