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Job Order #: 5579141

Employer Name:
Westcan Bulk Transport Ltd.
Posted Date:
01-Dec-2017
Location:
LLOYDMINSTER
 
# of Positions:
12
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
01-Feb-2018
How to Apply?:
Apply online at www.westcanbulk.ca under the Join Our Team link.
 

Application Information

Employer Name:
Westcan Bulk Transport Ltd.

Contact Email:
careers@westcanbulk.ca

Employer Website:
www.westcanbulk.ca



Description

Our professional truck drivers haul various liquid & dry bulk commodities including,
anhydrous ammonia (NH3), asphalt, fuel, grain and
fertilizers among others.

We currently have openings for Seasonal, Rotational and Full Time
Professional Truck Drivers to haul bulk
commodities throughout Western and Northern
Canada.

Year round full time and rotational positions
available; work can be specific to one product or
the driver can be cross trained and follow the
seasons.

The INDIVIDUAL and QUALIFICATIONS:

Class 1/1A Drivers license  

Super B experience an asset

Liquid or dry bulk experience an asset

A safety conscious approach to all job
duties

A self starter with a highly energetic
results oriented work style combined

Ability to work under minimal supervision

Ability to maintain a sense of humor in
challenging situations

Comfortable working in a fast-paced
environment and willing to take initiative

We OFFER:

Very competitive wages with additional
earning opportunities through quarterly Good
Operations Bonus

Drivers who work a full calendar year will earn the equivalent  of a minimum hourly rate of $25 per hour assuming full utilization; earnings increase with driver experience and efficiency. Hourly rate is based on approximate earnings of $78,000 per year based on the driver working a regular 60 hour work week. Our driver pay package is a combination of km rates and hourly pay

Group benefits, Matching RRSP program &
scholarship for children of employees for full-
time and rotational drivers

Airfare to and from the drivers residence
and place of employment for seasonal and
rotational drivers

Westcan is an equal opportunity employer that
embraces diversity in the workplace and
equivalently considers applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

 

Skills and Abilities

Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
 - Tools
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Physically demanding
Documentation Knowledge
 - Driver logbook
 - Bill of lading
 - Dangerous goods occurrence reports
 - Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
 - Maintenance and repair reports
 - Trip reports
Security and Safety
 - Drug test
 - Medical exam
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Specific Skills
 - Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
 - Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
 - Loading and unloading of goods
 - Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
 - Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness
 - Perform brake adjustments
 - Plan travel schedules and routes
 - Receive and relay information to central dispatcher
 - Transport hazardous products or dangerous goods
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Reading text
Weight Handling
 - Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Willing to travel overnight
 - Willing to travel for extended periods
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A)
Communication Equipment Experience
 - Citizens band (CB) radio
 - Trip recorder (on-board computer)
 - Satellite tracking (GPS) equipment
Additional Skills
 - Professionalism in customer service
 - Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
 - Handle inquiries from customers
Work Location Information
 - Various locations
Type of Trucking and Equipment
 - Dry bulk
 - Liquid bulk
Type of Travel
 - Long-haul
 - Provincial/territorial
 - Regional

 

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