Class 1 Long Haul Flatbed Drivers
Brookville Flatbed
Truro, NS

Company

Contrans Flatbed Group LP

Job Type

Full-Time

Description

Location Truro, NS

Salary

$45,000.00 to $65,000.00 / Year for 40 to 60 Hours / Week

Vacancies

10 Vacancies

Terms of employment

Permanent, Full time

Start date

As soon as possible

Benefits

Bonus, Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance benefits, Vision care benefits

Employment conditions

Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend, Night

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots, Cellular phone, Hard hat

Security and Safety

Valid passport, Driver's validity licence check, Driving record check (abstract), Drug test

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel internationally, Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel overnight, Valid driver's licence, Drive manual transmission vehicle.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail, Sitting, Physically demanding

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

Team player, Effective interpersonal skills, Excellent written communication, Reliability, Judgement, Organized, Excellent oral communication, Flexibility

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Communication Systems

Experience Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Citizens band (CB) radio

Documentation Knowledge

Trans-border documentation, Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Trip reports, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Specific Skills

Load and unload goods, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Receive and relay information to central dispatch

Transportation/Travel Experience

National, Long-haul, International

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Flatbed, Tractor-trailer

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Air Brakes Endorsement, Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

How to apply By email: ibingham at brookville.ca

By phone: 902-893-8805 extension 5006 from 08:30 to 17:00

By fax: 902-895-0722

By mail: 79 Parkway Dr Truro, NS B2N 6C7

In person: 79 Parkway Dr Truro, NS B2N 6C7 from 08:30 to 17:00

Job Type: Full-time

Licence:

  • Class 1 Drivers License (Required)