CANADA & USA
Are you a licensed truck driver in your country and are looking at getting job opportunity as a long-haul truck driver in Canada or the US? If so, then this article is for you. Most employers in Canada are recruiting foreign truck drivers to cover a huge cap in the logistics labour market, and you could land the job if you follow the steps we outline in this article.
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Various Truck Driver Job Vacancies in Canada and USA
Driver duties and responsibilities
General duties of truck drivers in Canada and the US include pickup and deliver of customer’s products to and from and within Canada. You also conduct and record pre-trip inspections, and secure and fasten loads safely and properly. You must also operate at all times within all applicable Provincial, Federal, and State laws while on the freeway.
The driver is expected to maintain and enhance customer satisfaction (giving “added value” to our customers). It also the driver’s responsibility to operate and maintain all equipment to Company and applicable legal standards and The driver may also offload or assist in offloading trailers when required.
Education and Experience required
In the jobs we list below, most employers require the driver to hold a valid Drivers License of an international standard(or Canadian equivalent). Experience driving articulated trucks as well as possession of driving training course certificate would be advantageous. Where applicable, you must also be legally able to enter the United States for work purposes if your employer wants to acquire a visa for you.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication, organized and detail-oriented drivers generally get the jobs ahead of the pack. The ability to operate computerized work environment, satellite imagery and cellular phone technologies is crucial in this trade.
Compensation and Salaries
Most hiring trucking firms in Canada and north America are paying between $0.44 and $0.48 per mile driven. A trip of 1,000 miles will see you earning US$440 to US$480. Employers also offer quarterly imcentive, comprehensive Benefits Package including Health, Dental, Life and out of country travel, and more.
Available job vacancies
The following job vacancies for truck drivers are available in Canada. Click on the job title to view more details and apply.
PHOENIX AUTO LOGISTICS GROUPS INC – Scarborough, ON. Using 2018 Kenworth T680 with a 53ft refeer trailer. Seeking a minimum of 1 year experience in temperature controlled goods and tractor trailer experience.
TRIPLE EIGHT TRANSPORT – Abbotsford, BC +2 locations. Competitive Mileage rate up to 60 cents for single driver & up to 70 cents for teams. Paid live pick up & drops (50). Extended medical plan paid by employer.
Humble Haulers – Calgary, AB. \*Needed both Single and team drivers. \*Looking for experienced class 1 highway US/CAD drivers. \*Minimum 1 Year driving experience required.
Blue Horse 1699 LTD – Edmonton, AB. Driver must have Class 1 License. Canada and Canada/USA run available. Able to drive in multiple weather conditions. Able to stay out of home for up to 2 weeks.
SYS Trucking – Calgary, AB. 1 year truck/trailer verifiable experience. OTR Long haul: 1 year (preferred). Class 1 driver’s license with clean driving abstract, no limitations.
HAR G LOGISTICS – Toronto, ON. Complete driver check-in, including proper accounting of merchandise and invoicing. 2 Yrs of Experience is needed. Full Time, Year-Round Work.
Tri-line Carriers LP – Medicine Hat, AB +4 locations. Clean driver’s abstract – maximum 6 demerits. *Tandem Cross Border* – Grease haul non DG. Company drivers will be using a well-equipped Peterbilt’s.
DSL Express Trucking – Windsor, ON. Expect OTR avg Gross 7K to 10K per week during slow season (Jan-Mar / Jul-Aug). UPDATE JANUARY 29th, 2022: The market is great and now is the time.
iHaul Freight Ltd – Calgary, AB. We are currently seeking qualified Class 1 Long haul truck drivers, responsible for delivering freight (Reefer) safely and efficiently to customers cross North.
Route National Transportation Inc. – Edmonton, AB. Solid navigation skills within city and long-haul driving. This position involves Team and Solo shift work, operating highway Truck & Trailer (dry van).
Faran Transport Ltd – Burnaby, BC. 70 cents per mile for team drivers. \*\*\* *We welcome new drivers, Ask us for a new driver program\*\*\**. Paid twice a month by Direct deposit.
Caron Transportation Systems – Leduc, AB. Willing to add unloading equipment to truck. Deliver bulk liquid, dangerous goods in to the USA. Utilize proper PPE for loading and offloading product.
Continental Cartage Inc. – Acheson, AB. Some customized work opportunities based on drivers preference. Class 1 or AZ driver’s license with 2 years driving experience in flat decks.
Caron Transportation Systems – Leduc, AB. Passion for long haul travel & comfortable being on the road up to 2 weeks at a time. Our drivers enjoy the privilege of well-maintained and updated equipment.
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