Job Title

Urgently Hiring Long Haul Truck Drivers

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Employer Type: Business
  • Wage ($/hr): 24$/Hour
  • Published on: 2022-05-14
  • Application Deadline: 2022-11-13
  • Job ID: 255770522
  • Job Category: Transportation
  • Views: 44

Phantom Logistics Inc

  • Full Time
  • Halifax, NS
  • Retrieved on: 2022 July 04 01:07:45 AM EDT

Job Description

Long haul truck driver
Terms of Employment:
Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening
$27.00 Hourly, for 50-60 Hours per week. Travel and Relocation expenses covered (Overtime applicable after 60 hours a week)
Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months):
As soon as possible
Number of vacancies: 5
Skill Requirements:
Not required
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):
Driver’s Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
No Experience required, paid on job training will be provided.
Basic English
Type of Trucking and Equipment:
Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles), Tractor-trailer, Flatbed, Refrigerated, Logging, highway
Type of Travel:
Long-haul, Provincial/territorial, International
Documentation Knowledge:
Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Trans-border documentation, Maintenance and repair reports, Trip reports
Communication Equipment Experience:
Cellular phone, GPS equipment
Specific Skills:
• Operate trucks to deliver long haul loads working as team drivers.
• Plan trip logistics and prepare documentation for transportation of goods and record trip details
• Perform pre-inspection, in route and post-inspection of vehicle including lights, brakes, tires etc.
• Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements
• Communicate with dispatcher and other drivers using cell phones
• Oversee all aspects of the vehicle (Condition of equipment, loading, and unloading, safety and security of cargo)
• Carry-out roadside repairs if needed
• Record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption
• Maintain truck logs according to state and federal regulations
Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Medical exam, Drug test
Transportation/Travel Information:
Willing to travel cross-border, willing to travel for extended periods, willing to travel overnight, valid driver’s licence
Work Location Information:
Various locations across Canada & the USA (Driving to the USA is subject to a valid B1/B2 visa and/or non-visa requiring citizens)
Essential Skills:
Working with others, Problem solving, Job task planning and organizing, significant use of memory
Candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada and must be willing to drive long haul trucks as a two-person team. Basic English is required to understand road signs and fill log book.24

Required languages: English

Education level: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Required skills: Repetitive tasks, Large workload, Overtime required, Physically demanding, Sitting, Attention to detail, Handling heavy loads

Additional skills / Assets: Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Judgement, Team player, Reliability

Closest intersection: 5687 west street suite 210 , Halifax

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