Long-Haul Truck Driver

Job Information
Author Kelsey
Date February 28, 2017
Type Full Time
Company B&D Walter Trucking, LTD.
Salary $25.00-$30.00 - Per Hour
Location 3214 - 5th Avenue North Lethbridge, Alberta T1H0P4
Category Trucking-short and long haul
Contact Information
Vicky Dymond Human Resource Officer 403-328-8011 vicky.d@waltertrucking.com

B & D Walter Trucking Ltd. is a locally owned and operated business specializing in the transport of grain, fertilizer, cattle and equipment. We are based in Lethbridge, Alberta, in the Heart of Southern Alberta.
Business Location: 3214 5th Ave North Lethbridge AB, T1H 0P4
Location of work: As we specialize in the transportation of goods the main routes are between the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Northwestern United States
Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent.
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 per hour, 60 hours per week. Weekend, Day, Night and Evening shifts are included. Apply by e-mail to: kelsey.e@waltertrucking.com Apply by mail to: 3214 5th Ave North Lethbridge AB, T1H 0P4 Apply by fax: 403-327-0267

Duties

Job duties:
• Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials.
• Loading and unloading of goods. Load and Unload freight at various locations in Canada and USA.
• Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo.
• Pre-Trip, enroute and port trip inspections of all company equipment
• Plan travel schedules and routes.
• Use atlases and other trip planning aids.
• Receive and relay information to central dispatcher.
• Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.
• Drive tractor/trailer unit long distance in Canada and USA
• Pay and receive payments for goods.
• Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment.
• Carry out all duties related to long-haul driving
• Perform brake adjustments.
• Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness.
• Perform preventive maintenance.
• Perform emergency roadside repairs.
• Professionalism in customer service.
• Maintain log books, bill of landing and all required paperwork for transportation requirements
• Handle inquiries from customers.
Weight Handling:
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Qualifications

Education: No formal education required

Experience: Experience is preferred but not necessary. Company will provide training if needed.
• Valid (Class 1 or A) driver license is required, Air Brake Z Endorsement.
• Must be able to cross USA border
• Willing to travel extended periods and travel overnight

Training: our training plan for entry level drivers (without experience) includes full driver in-house orientation in classroom, team driving with instructor (short runs), mentor mentee raining (driver in own truck) and on-going training

Why It’s Awesome to Work Here

Training: our training plan for entry level drivers (without experience) includes full driver in-house orientation in classroom, team driving with instructor (short runs), mentor mentee raining (driver in own truck) and on-going training
Benefits: Disability insurance, Dental insurance, pension, extended medical insurance. Worker’s compensation board

About B&D Walter Trucking Ltd

B & D Walter Trucking Ltd. is a locally owned and operated business specializing in the transport of grain, fertilizer, and cattle. We are based in Lethbridge, Alberta, in the heart of Southern Alberta. We specialize in the transportation of between the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Northwestern United States.

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