Long Haul Truck Drivers

Long Haul Truck Drivers

Job Information
Author northwestfreightwaysltd
Date January 17, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Northwest Freightways Ltd
Salary 25.50-27.50 - Per Hour
Location Surrey, BC
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
[email protected]

Northwest Freightways Ltd. located at 12340 Winram Road, Surrey, BC, V3V 3Y5

is looking for 10 Long haul truck drivers (NOC: 7511).

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening

Wage Rate: $25.50 to $27.50 Hourly, for 50.00 Hours per week

Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months): As soon as possible

Type of Trucking and Equipment: Tractor-trailer, Refrigerated, Highway

Type of Travel: Long-haul, Provincial/territorial, International

Work Location Information: Various locations across North America

Specific Skills:

  • Operate and drive mainly tractor- trailer or straight-body trucks to transport goods and materials across different locations.
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turning signals, brakes and cold storage.
  • Monitor and if required assist with loading and unloading of goods and ensure that good are stacked and secured properly
  • Plan travel schedules and routes and obtain required documentation for transportation.
  • Use GPS, maps and other trip planning aids for efficient travel.
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatcher.
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy.
  • May perform any repairs that may need to carry out especially during a roadside emergency.
  • Obtain all permit and other documents required to travel internationally.
  • Maintain log books and other reports in a timely manner.


Education: Completion of High School is required

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Driver’s Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Experience: Not required, we will provide on-the-job training

Languages: Basic knowledge of English

Weight Handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Drug test

Documentation Knowledge: Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Trans-border documentation, Maintenance and repair reports, Trip reports, Accident or incident reports

Communication Equipment Experience: GPS and other navigation equipment

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding

Transportation/Travel Information: Willing to travel cross-border, willing to travel for extended periods, Valid driver’s licence

Essential Skills: Effective interpersonal skills, judgement, reliability, team player

Other: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

How to apply:

By Mail: 12340 Winram Road, Surrey, BC, V3V 3Y5

By Email: [email protected]

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