Overview


Job title: Linehaul Driver

Company: Canadian Lynden Transport

Job description: Canadian Lynden Transport is looking for a driver who drivers tractor and trailer combination or straight truck to transport cargo freight. May pickup, load, unload and deliver cargo freightESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Drives vehicle to specified destination in accordance with company procedures and governmental regulations. Applies knowledge of commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds and in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather or in tight loading/unloading dock areas. Maintains telephone or radio contact with dispatcher to receive pick-up or delivery instructions.Loads and unloads trailer, either individually or with assistance of dock workers, with or without mechanical freight-handling equipment. Ensures that load is secure by using a variety of cargo straps, tarps, ropes, chains, lumber and other tools. May perform lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight.Hooks and unhooks trailers from tractor.Inspects tractor or truck for defects before, during and after trips and submits reports indication truck or tractor condition. Notes condition of various equipment items such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil and water. Install and remove tire chains as required by weather conditions.Ensures that all shipping documents (manifest, bills of lading, delivery receipts, hazardous material placarding, etc.) required to move the shipment is available and complete.Performs all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures; and complies with all Federal, State, and local regulations for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle. Maintains records as required, including drivers logs, vehicle inspections, and other reports. Reports any and all safety hazards. Reports accidents (vehicular and/or cargo) or on-the-job injury immediately to the on-duty supervisor.Dependable and consistent attendance required.Excellent pay, benefits and bonuses.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must have current, valid Commercial Driver’s License (class 1).Must have a minimum of 2 years flatbed hauling experience, Must have a clean abstract.Must be able to install and remove 60 lbs. tire chains as required by inclement weather conditions.Must be able to pass a drug test and cross the U.S./ Canada border.Ability to read and interpret documents such as hazardous materials shipping regulations, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, customers and the general public.Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form.Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Ability to work with others.Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Must be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods. Must be able to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls for extended periods. Must be able to stoop, kneel, crawl, crouch, or crawl to examine equipment and cargo. Must be able to conduct telephone communication.While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee also may work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, procedure manuals and shipping documents. Ability to speak effectively to customers and/or employees of an organization.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear and to handle objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESAbility to work with others, to include the acceptance of advice and the ability to put the organization’s and department’s interest before personal interests.Must have the ability to work independently and handle a variety of tasks at one time. The applicant must have strong communication and organizational skills.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be required to work in various outside weather conditions.

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Job date: Fri, 10 May 2024 22:18:16 GMT





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