Class 1 Local Driver

Landtran Logistics Inc.
Posting Date: July 10, 2018
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Surrey, BC (1 vacancy)
Status: Permanent, Full Time, Shift

Description:

Landtran Logistics Inc. has a Full Time vacancy for a qualified Class 1 Driver within our Surrey B.C. operation.

Driver is responsible for: general freight deliveries, home delivery of medical supplies within the Vancouver lower mainland and Fraser Valley and occasional warehouse duties. Vacation relief for western Canada Locations is also a requirement.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Safely loads, and unloads freight, by physically unloading by hand or by utilizing specialized equipment such as 2 and 4 wheeled dollies, pallet jacks, and motorized forklifts; loading and stowing freight is performed in an effective manner to prevent equipment damage and cargo damage during loading, unloading, and/or in transit.
  • Loads and unloads freight shipments at outside terminals, warehouse facilities, industrial sites, construction job sites, businesses and many locations not commonly used as loading/unloading points for truck and trailer usage.
  • Delivers freight shipments to customers and picks up and/or accepts shipments from customers and interline carriers; releases shipments to customers and interline carriers.
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip mechanical inspections of power unit and trailer to ensure all possible safety standards are adhered to. Where a defect is found he / she will immediately report defect to appropriate supervisor and/or qualified technician to remedy problem.
  • Complies with established work rules and regulations, governed by the Employee Handbook, the Drivers Handbook, the National Safety Code, and the Motor Vehicle Act.
  • Keeps a detailed drivers log book of all driving time, work time, wait time activities as well as monitors hours of service, calculates available hours of service and relays data to the regional dispatcher.
  • Operates in metropolitan cities, major expressways and secondary roadways, on occasion remote areas off highway and all types of weather including, but not limited to, rain, snow, fog, and ice, extreme hot and cold weather.
  • Reports to operations manager

Salary:

  • $21.00 Hourly
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision Care
  • Life Insurance
  • RRSP Benefits
  • 4% safety bonus paid quarterly

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Holder of valid license for equipment hired to operate and must be willing to participate in continuing on the job training and testing.
  • Completed high school
  • Some computer skills (Internet & Microsoft software)

Physical:

  • Minimum age 21
  • Physical fitness, agility and free of illicit substances
  • Physically suited to the nature of the work, remaining alert and aware of the ever changing road and traffic conditions, also includes brief periods of physical exertion, bending, lifting, pushing, carrying, etc.
  • May include working in hot, cold, wet, windy, and dusty conditions, both outdoors and indoors.

Comprehension:

  • Must have effective comprehension of the English language both verbal and written.
  • Comprehend simple arithmetic adding, subtracting multiplication and division.
  • Aptitude for working safely with mechanical and pneumatic (air brakes) equipment and systems.

Personal Attributes:

  • Positive and professional attitude, with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Vigilant on the highways with safety, the key motivation before all others.
  • Willing to follow instructions, accept responsibility, and assist others.
  • Displays poise, maturity and appropriate self-confidence.
  • Possesses clean personal appearance and grooming.
  • Honesty and trustworthiness in all matters.
  • Dependable and reliable, with prior work record for regular attendance and punctuality.

Additional Skills:
Professionalism in customer service.

Own Tools/Equipment:
Steel-toed safety boots

Prior Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years driving experience with articulating trailers.
  • Must have clean drivers abstract

Please submit a resume and covering letter to:

Steve Holbrook
Tel.: -
Fax: -
steve.holbrook@landtranlogistics.com
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About Us

Based in Western Canada, the Landtran Group of companies consists of diverse subsidiary business units that are able to provide unparalleled reach and service across Canada, the United States and Mexico.

With over 60 years of transportation and delivery experience, we are proud to be Industry leaders.

Our versatility and international range has helped to secure our place as one of the largest integrated, regional distribution operations in Western Canada.