Careers

 

Richards Transport provides our customers with a dedicated and experienced team of professionals, both in our office and on the road. In our continuous mission to innovate, we are always looking for highly-motivated, talented and experienced people to become valued members of our team.

If you think you have what it takes to join Richards Transport, please send your resume, and up-to-date driving records (if applicable) to boyd.richards@richardstransport.com

Long Haul Truck Driver

Location: REGINA

# of Positions: 10

Employment Terms: Full Time

Apply By: 29-Mar-2015

 

Application Information

Contact Name: Boyd Richards

Contact Fax: 306-522--9860

Contact Email: boyd.richards@richardstransport.com

 

Description

Salary: $23.00 Hourly Minimum, for 60.00 Hours per week (further wage increases would be based on experience)

Anticipated Start Date (at the latest in 3 months): As soon as possible

Skill Requirements:

Education: Some high school

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):

Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

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

Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills: Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Plan travel schedules and routes, Use atlases and other trip planning aids, Receive and relay information to central dispatcher, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Perform brake adjustments, Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness, Perform emergency roadside repairs

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding

Essential Skills: Reading text, Numeracy, Communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making

Benefits: $3000.00 signing bonus paid out over three years , Health & Dental Care, Short & Long Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Life Insurance and a Pension Plan after 90 days of employment.

 

Skills And Abilities

Documentation Knowledge

- Driver logbook

- Bill of lading

- Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

- Maintenance and repair reports

- Trans-border documentation

- Trip reports

- Accident or incident reports

Weight Handling

- Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Trucking and Equipment

- Tractor-trailer A train

- Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

- Tractor-trailer

Essential Skills

- Decision making

- Problem solving

- Working with others

- Oral communication

- Numeracy

- Reading text

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

- Physically demanding

Type of Travel

- Long-haul

Specific Skills

- Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment

- Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

- Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials

- Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness

- Perform brake adjustments

- Perform emergency roadside repairs

- Plan travel schedules and routes

- Receive and relay information to central dispatcher

- Use atlases and other trip planning aids

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

- Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A)

- Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

 

     

     

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