AZ Truck Drivers

We want you on our team! Sylvite Transportation's diverse team of professional drivers and support team members is waiting to meet you! Let’s Grow Together. Currently, recruiting for AZ Truck Drivers for our Burlington, ON location.

Job Responsibilities:

Transportation Regulations:

  • Comply with all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Standards, whether provincial or federal, Canadian or U.S. and all highway traffic legislation in any jurisdiction in which the driver is operating a company vehicle
  • Comply with all legislation dealing with hours of work and maximum hours worked between breaks at all times, whether the legislation is Canadian or U.S., provincial, state or federal
  • Immediately report, and in particular within 8 hours, to the Employer, any offences or which the Employee or the Company is charged in relation to any Federal Motor Carrier Safety Standards or Highway Traffic Act legislation, whether provincial or federal, Canadian or U.S

Safety and Compliance:

  • Provide the following documents when renewed/updated – driver’s licence (including renewal within 30 days of address change)
  • Provide any changes to address and telephone number, emergency contact information
  • Adhere to all procedures. Both written and implied as outlined by the Safety & Compliance Department or Fleet Department
  • Adhere to all Canadian and U.S. Federal and other jurisdictional laws

Dispatch:

  • Call in to dispatch department for upcoming day’s work assignments either the night before or the morning of – as advised by the dispatcher
  • Notify dispatcher of delays in excess of ½ hour. Drivers are to continue to communicate with dispatch when delayed, based on the discretion of the dispatcher
  • Keep company-issued mobile phone as available as possible to receive communications from dispatchers
  • Use of the company-issued mobile phone is for business and emergency purposes only, and only when not driving

Inspections:

  • Conduct pre- and post-trip inspections as outlined in the Highway Traffic Act for both the truck and the trailer
  • Report all vehicle or trailer damage as immediately as possible to the Fleet Manager
  • Complete trailer inspection report daily as prescribed by the Highway Traffic Act
  • Trailer inspections are required for each and every unit that a driver pulls in the course of day

Driving:

  • Follow safe driving techniques
  • Practice defensive driving practices
  • Adhere to all laws, Federal, Regional and jurisdictional as outlined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Standards

Delivery / Pickup of loads:

  • Arrive at customer location at specified time
  • Follow customer requirements for access to dock door and exit from truck yard
  • Load and unload trailer contents in a safe manner, following required procedures
  • Hand bomb inventory, as required
  • Follow security measures, as instructed

Customer Relations:

  • Professional conduct required at customer location
  • Do not challenge or confront a customer. If a conflict should arise, you must call your dispatcher immediately for instructions.  Do not leave a customer site, unless advised by your dispatcher

Documentation:

  • Driver envelopes are to include – Bills of Lading, driver logs and equipment inspections and all other customer and Sylvite documents that may be required for invoicing, or the Safety and Compliance Department
  • Documents to indicate wait time at customer site and must be initialled by the customer for the driver to be paid
  • All documents must be completed in full and must reflect correct and accurate information. If the driver is unsure how to fill something out, he/she is to ask for assistance

Requirements:

  • 2 years verifiable experience as an A-Z Driver
  • Good CVOR and Abstract
  • Clean Police Clearance Certificate
  • Successfully passing an extensive
  • Company-provided road test

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