Long Distance Truck Driver

Job Information
Author transportlaplante
Date December 17, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Transport Laplante et Fils Inc.
Salary 21-25 - Per Hour
Location Plaisance, QC
Category Trucking-short and long haul
Contact Information
jacinthelaplante@videotron.ca

Company: Transport Laplante et Fils Inc.

Business information: We are a company dedicated to the transportation of wood and steel in the Great Lakes region and in the USA by B-train.

Business address: 457 route 148, Plaisance, QC, J0V 1S0

Work Location: The position involves traveling throughout Canada and in the USA to deliver goods to the company’s clients; the main destinations are Ontario, Quebec, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio.

Type of Employment: Full Time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Load and unload goods; tie up goods
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; complete a log book with the working hours
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Address customers’ complaints or concerns

Requirements:

– Education: Completion of high school is required

– Experience: Experience is an asset

– Driver’s license Class 1 valid in Quebec is required

– Driving record check is required

– Physically demanding

– Willing to travel for extended periods and for cross-border trips

– Speak English is required, speak French is an asset

Salary: $21.00 to $25.00 hourly. Salary can vary or increase according to mileage driven. Company guarantees a minimum weekly payment of $630 equal to $21 X 30hrs. 30 – 50 hours per week

Benefits: we provide extended medical insurance and dental insurance as well as a cellphone and the uniform.

Important Information:

– Flexibility on schedule is required. Employees establish their own working hours according to the week and the load of work.

– The position requires traveling to different places in Canada and the USA and thus to regularly be away for an average time of 4 to 5 consecutive days.

– The position requires driving a tractor truck.

Apply by e-mail to: jacinthelaplante@videotron.ca

Apply by mail to: 457 route 148, Plaisance, QC, J0V 1S0

Apply by fax: 819-427-8132

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