Long-Haul Truck Drivers

Job Information
Author rubiconlogistics
Date November 19, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Rubicon Logistics
Salary 24.00 - Per Hour
Location Maple Ridge, BC
Category Trucking-short and long haul
Contact Information
alexbalmer@hotmail.com

Rubicon Logistics is the long-haul trucking company with the office of the business located at: 21800 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge BC, V2X 7V5. We are currently looking for three (3) experienced Long-Haul Truck Drivers to join our team in these full-time permanent positions. Employees will usually report to the primary office location noted above, or, possibly, other location(s).

Job Duties:

  • Operate long-haul transport trucks to pick up and deliver various loads to/from customers over 3-5 days trips with most of the routes originating in Canada with delivery to the USA;
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories to identify potential mechanical defects (e.g. leaking air lines, brakes out of adjustment etc.)
  • May perform basic maintenance and roadside repairs;
  • Fill out any documentation while crossing the border required to transport cargo on international routes;
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled , fuel consumption and maintain log books;
  • May drive solo or as part of a two-person team;
  • Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers;
  • May transport hazardous products or dangerous goods.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Min 1.5-2 years commercial driving experience on Class 1 (tractor-trailer);
  • Completion of secondary school;
  • Class 1 licence with airbrakes;
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate (or ability to obtain one with training provided).
  • Experience with border crossings;
  • Ability to enter the USA (this includes no criminal record and previous entry violations);
  • Good driving record (no DUIs and should not be more than 1 – 2 moving violations in the last 3 years);
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug test;
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and ability;
  • Ability to speak basic English and fill out forms in English.

Salary and Work Hours:

  • $24.00/ hour- 40 hours /week

 

Work Conditions:

  • early morning, morning, day, evening, night, weekend, overtime, flexible working hours.

Benefits:

  • 4% vacation pay, provided company vehicle and tools
  • Training courses provided by the employer: mountain driving, safety inspection training, hours of service training, Elog procedures, temperature controlled loads, dangerous goods, border paperwork requirements.
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