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Transport Driver needed in Canada Steinman Transportation 

 

  • Transporting finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspecting vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules

 

Job details

  •  Location: Hanover, ON
  •  Salary: $19.00 to $19.50HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for an experienced Truck Driver to serve our supply chain logistics department in a safe and timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Truck Driver
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations
  • Trucking school diploma
  • Valid truck driving licence

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Specific Skills
Load and unload goods; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Tarping 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; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Trip recorder (on-board computer)
Additional Skills
Address customers’ complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service
Weight Handling
More than 45 kg (100 lbs)
Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract)
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots; Cellular phone
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload
Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer
Transportation/Travel Experience
Regional; Local; Short-haul
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

How to apply

By email

kevin@steinman.ca

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications

Advertised until

2021-11-12

Intended job posting audience

Only persons who are legally allowed to work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, do not apply as the employer will not consider your job application.

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