Job title: Class 1 Logging Truck Driver

Company: The Sutherland Group of Companies

Job description: Class 1 Logging Truck Driver – West Kootenays, British ColumbiaWe are looking for a Class 1 Logging Truck Driver to join the Sutco Transportation team in Castlegar, BC. As a Sutherland Group company, Sutco Transportation values more than simply providing industry-renowned services to our clients. We put the happiness, success, and growth of our team members and community first. Join us in our commitment to elevate and innovate in the transportation industry.POSITION BENEFITS

  • Driver rates: Short Logs: $41.00/hour and Long Logs : $40.00/hour, based on cycle times
  • Reliable year-round, Monday to Friday work that gets you home every day
  • 24-hour dispatch team
  • Overtime pay after 60 hours
  • Weekend work when available
  • Paid chain-up and wait time
  • 4% vacation pay
  • Safety & performance bonuses
  • Direct deposit pay, twice monthly
  • Paid training, state-of-the-art equipment and ISAAC E-logs
  • Consistent, steady work in a professional and respectful environment. As a member of Sutherland Group, we are proud to be able to serve not only our loyal clients, but our partner companies as well, guaranteeing work for our industry-leading teams.

SUTHERLAND GROUP BENEFITSSutco Transportation is a proud member of the Sutherland Group of Companies. It is our great pleasure to extend the following benefits to all Sutherland Group team members:

Overhead Crane Operator
  • Pension Program with Sutherland Group matching contributions up to 100%, starting at 3%, increasing in graduated increments and topping out at 5% after 8 years.
  • Extended health benefits program through a cost shared benefits plan
  • Confidential Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Health & Safety Policy & Programs
  • Entry level program for new drivers


  • Ability to operate heavy trucks hauling long/short logs on and off highway. Should be comfortable working with 7 and 8 axle configurations.
  • Focus on safe transportation by ensuring Worksafe and CVSE load securement requirements.
  • Drive in challenging off road environments like forestry roads and mountain terrain.
  • Conduct pre and post and trip inspections on equipment operated, ensuring safety, road worthiness and regulatory compliance.
  • Complete all electronic records regarding working hours, vehicle status and maintenance records using the industry’s best fleet management system, ISAAC.
  • Ensure trucks are left clean and safe at the end of each shift.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLSAs a member of the Sutco Transportation team, we expect you bring the following to the table:

  • Class 1 Driver’s Licence
  • 3-4 years of trucking experience specifically working offroad
  • Mountain driving and logging experience preferred
  • Clean driver’s abstract (please attach one with the application)
  • Ability to enter the US for work purposes preferred.

JOIN THE TEAMIf you think there’s a fit, we look forward to meeting you and thank you in advance for your applicationVisit our website to learn more aboutABOUT SUTCOSutco Transportation specializes in residual, van freight, logging and heavy haul transportation and logistics services. We are dedicated to providing an industry-leading level of professionalism aimed at meeting the satisfaction, safety and success of our business partners and team members.Recognized as a Top Fleet Employer, Top Fleet of Distinction and Premium Carrier, Sutco is a leader in safety, innovation and sustainability.A SUTHERLAND GROUP COMPANYThe Sutherland Group of Companies is a specialized integrated network of heavy industry experts, with an offering that extends from equipment and logistics through to people and safety, in service of high-performing customers in the civil, forestry, transportation, and marine industries in search of complex supply chain solutions.For nearly 30 years, we have worked to position The Sutherland Group as a heavy industry leader, not only with our partners, but from within. We are proud to prioritize the success of our team members by offering a diversified workplace, competitive compensation plans, benefits, training, and ongoing growth opportunities.The Sutherland Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed in hiring a diverse workforce and ensuring equity, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We encourage applications from any protected basis such as persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America and any other basis under applicable law.If you require any accommodations at any point during the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources team at 778-754-4021.

Location: Castlegar, BC

Job date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 23:15:09 GMT