Long Haul Truck Driver Team
Coleson Freight Carriers - Windsor, NS

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Long haul truck driver ( Over The Road 7-14 Days )
Job Types
Regular job

Terms of Employment:
Permanent, Full Time, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening
$40,000.00 to $60,000.00 Yearly, 55.00 Hours per week
Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months):
As soon as possible
Windsor,Nova Scotia ( 6 vacancies )
Skill Requirements:

Not applicable

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):
Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

3 years to less than 5 years

Speak English, Read English, Write English

Type of Trucking and Equipment:
Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles), Tractor-trailer, Refrigerated

Type of Travel:
Long-haul, Regional, Provincial/territorial, National, International

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

Communication Equipment Experience:
Trip recorder (on-board computer), Citizens band (CB) radio, Cellular phone, Satellite tracking (GPS) equipment

Weight Handling:
Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Specific Skills:
Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Plan travel schedules and routes, Use atlases and other trip planning aids, Receive and relay information to central dispatcher, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness

Additional Skills:
Mountain driving expertise, Professionalism in customer service, Handle inquiries from customers, Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques

Security and Safety:
Bondable, Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract), Medical exam, Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment:
Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information:
Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel overnight, Valid driver's licence, Travel expenses paid by employer, Public transportation is not available

Work Location Information:
Various locations

Essential Skills:
Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information

Coleson Freight Carriers Ltd.
How to Apply:

By Phone between 9:00 and 17:00 :
(877) 808-3911