Long Haul Driver

GFL Environmental



The Tractor Trailer Driver will operate tractor-trailer truck on assigned route to service customers in a safe and efficient manner. Deliver processed recyclables to mills between Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario.

Key Responsibilities:


This is a long haul run from the Maritimes to Quebec/Ontario (based in Charlottetown PEI). Monday to Friday and Sunday to Friday. Home every weekend. Part-time opportunities also available.


$0.309 c/km and $20.50 per pick/drop



Experience with GPS, electronic logbook (Geotab) hours of service
Documents knowledge: Bill of Lading, Trip Report, DVIR pre trip, post trip.



• Operate tractor-trailer truck – 1-3 years Long Haul experience
• Complete pre-trip and post-trip safety lane inspections and reports, daily truck report, route sheets and other documentation requested by supervisor daily.
• Communicate vehicle mechanical problems to mechanic and supervisor immediately.
• Maintain route quality standards as predetermined by management.
• Operate truck and equipment using prescribed techniques to eliminate driver-induced mechanical failures.
• Follow all safety standards, equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state/provincial, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.
• Maintain clean vehicle by cleaning cab interior and exterior of vehicle.
• Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state/provincial and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
• Ensure that all required personal protective equipment be worn at all times (i.e., gloves, reflective vest, safety glasses, work boots, etc.)
• Report all accidents or incidents to supervisor(s) immediately
• Exhibit a professional demeanor, manner and appearance at all times (i.e., meeting customers and/or the general public while on route or in uniform.)
• Maintain accurate records of services performed.
• Work closely with supervisor to improve routing efficiencies.
• Attend safety and branch meetings.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.
• May be required to work overtime.



Requirements:

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired.
• Possess valid Class 1 license with 1-3 years experience.
• Must be able to meet relevant criteria for safety sensitive functions according to Company standards
• Must be able to demonstrate the ability to safely drive the truck and operate the equipment



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of the truck and its components and the basic maintenance requirements for safe operation
• Ability to control operations of equipment; maneuvering truck into and out of minimum clearance spaces, using mirrors to back distances of approximately 120 feet or more
• Ability to recognize unacceptable waste (such as gasoline or other flammable materials)
• Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
• Ability to read, write, and comprehend associated documents and maps
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to follow all company safety policies and procedures
• Knowledge of air brakes on tractor trailer.


Physical/Mental Demands:

• Ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, climb, balance, taste, and smell.
• Visual Requirements: include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus due to the constant maneuvering of vehicle in tight and high traffic areas.
• Ability to regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds manually.
• Sitting is required 75% of the time due to the primary function of driving.
• Ability to work in usually loud conditions



Working Conditions:

• Frequently exposed to loud noise, humidity, rainy/stormy, extreme hot and cold weather conditions (depending on season), moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles
• Work in outdoor environment up to 100% of the time.
• Works route away from branch location on a continuous basis throughout the day.
• Occasionally work in high precarious places.
• Work in motor vehicle traffic conditions constantly.
• Work environment is usually loud.



We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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