Truck Driver, Long Distance

Truck Driver, Long Distance

Job Information
Author markctagcorp
Date September 18, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company NW Transport Employess Inc
Salary $27-$32 - Per Hour
Location Acheson, AB
Category Trucking-short and long haul
Contact Information
[email protected]

Truck Driver, long distance

NW Transport Employees Inc. (116, 25901 114 Avenue, Acheson, AB) is seeking 8 experienced Class One Long-haul Truck Drivers for full-time (55 – 65 hours) single and team (permanent) positions as soon as possible.

Our drivers transport LTL and general freight to terminals throughout Western Canada. Mostly dock-to dock operations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia the Northwest Territories and Yukon. Drivers are expected to travel in all weather conditions through prairie, hills, and mountain environments. Routes include the operation of various trailer-combinations.

The ideal candidate will:

Have a minimum of 2 years verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience

Possess a valid Class 1 driving licence

Be available and able to drive at night or early morning

Be prepared to complete training that will include classroom courses, mountain qualification training and long combination vehicle (LCV) qualification training

Be proficient in the English language

Have a secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Have less than 5 demerits on their commercial abstract

Pass a criminal record search

We offer:

A wage of $27.00 – $32.00 per hour

Bonus program

Health and dental benefits

RRSP matching

Clothing allowance

Duties:

Operate and drive various tractor-trailer combinations to transport goods (may include dangerous goods)

Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy

Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Perform emergency roadside repairs

Receive and relay information to central dispatch

Tarp and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment

Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

If you meet the requirements, please apply with your resume and provide a copy of your commercial driver’s abstract (issued within the last 30 days) to [email protected] or by fax: 780-960-9514. If you do not submit a resume, you will not be contacted.

NW Transport Employees Inc. is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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