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Driver, long haul needed in Canada by Contrans Flatbed Group LP 

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Driver, long haul needed in Canada by Contrans Flatbed Group LP 

Long haul truck drivers drive truck and trailer combination vehicles over long distances to deliver products, livestock, or materials. They oversee freight loading, ensure that freight weight limits are not exceeded, and properly secure the freight to prevent damage.

Job details

  •  Location: 79 Parkway Dr Truro, NSB2N 6C7On the road job
  •  Salary: $55,000 to $65,000YEAR annually for 40 to 60 hours per week
    Minimum wage is guaranteed
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Flexible Hours, To be determined
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  •  Vacancies: 8 vacancies

Job requirements



On the road job

 Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.


Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience

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

Driver’s License (Class 1 or A); Air Brakes Endorsement


1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Load and unload goods; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Trans-border documentation; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Additional Skills
Professionalism in customer service
Weight Handling
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Medical exam; Drug test; Criminal record check; Valid passport
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots; Hard hat; Cellular phone
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel cross-border; Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver’s licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle; Willing to travel internationally
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting
Work Location Information
Various locations
Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer; Flatbed
Transportation/Travel Experience
National; International; Provincial/territorial; Long-haul
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized
Workplace information
On the road job
Health benefits
Health care plan; Disability benefits; Dental plan; Vision care benefits
Financial benefits
Mileage paid
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits; Life insurance
Screening questions
Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Program title

Jobs for Ukraine

Program description:

This employer has selected to promote this job through “Jobs for Ukraine”. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can still apply.



Health benefits

Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits, Life insurance

Financial benefits

Mileage paid

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

By phone

800-565-7554 extension 5433 Between 08:30 AM and 05:00 PM

By fax


By mail

79 Parkway Dr
Truro, NS
B2N 6C7

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