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Long Haul Flatbed Truck Driver

Title: Long Haul Flatbed Truck Driver (NOC: 7511)

Job Types: Regular job

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: $60,000 – $70,000/Yearly, for 40-80 Hours per week, Bonus, Extended Medical Insurance, Mileage paid, Dental benefits, Group Insurance, Life Insurance, Travel Emergency Coverage, 4% Vacation Remuneration (of gross salary)

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: Headingly, Manitoba (3 vacancies)

Education: Completion of high school

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

Experience: 1-year to less than 2 years of experience of Class 1 driving

Languages: English

Type of Trucking and Equipment: Flatbed Truck, Logging, Highway

Type of Travel: Long-Haul

Documentation Knowledge: Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Trans-border documentation, Trip reports, Accident or incident reports, Maintenance and repair reports, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Communication Equipment Experience: Cellular phone, GPS systems and other navigation equipment

Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Job Duties/Specific Skills: Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Perform emergency roadside repairs, Perform brake adjustments, Perform preventive maintenance, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes, 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, arrange travel related itineraries and make reservations, receive and relay information to central dispatch.

Security and Safety: Valid Passport, Bondable, Driver’s validity license check, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Drug Test, Basic Security clearance

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Sitting, Large workload, Attention to detail, Repetitive tasks, Overtime required.

Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver’s license, willing to travel overnight and travel cross-border, willing to travel for extended periods, Drive manual transmission.

Additional Skills: Address customers’ complaints or concerns, professionalism in customer service.

Personal Suitability: Reliability, Organized, Flexibility, Team player, Effective interpersonal skills,

Employer: DFS Deck Freight Systems Inc.

Work Location: 23 Dielmann Drive, Headingley, Manitoba Canada R4H 0A1

How to Apply: By E-mail:

Advertise: Until October 30, 2021

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