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Class 1 Driver

Date:  2 Jul 2024

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5C 5A9


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Location:  Burnaby Depot (2245 Douglas Road, Burnaby BC)
Working Hours:  Monday to Friday, 45h/week - flex position
Wage:   $35.71 per hour, as per collective agreement. 
Employment Contract:  Permanent


The Linehaul Driver drives to/from customer locations and safely operates company vehicles (e.g., tractor-trailers, 5-ton vehicles, shunt, trucks, etc.) and material handling equipment (e.g., pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.) to pick up and deliver freight to/from customer locations and meet service level agreements. Job requires working in shifts.


Drive to/from customer locations 
Safely operates company vehicles (e.g., tractor-trailers, 5-ton vehicles, shunt trucks, etc.) and material handling equipment (e.g., pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.) 
Pick up and deliver freight to/from warehouse or package depot and/or customer locations and meet service level agreements
Resolve problems as they arise while on the road in collaboration with Dispatch
Pick up, deliver, and load/unload freight at customer locations
Scans freight upon pickup and delivery
Conduct vehicle inspections (tractor - 20-minute pre-trip, 15-minute post-trip; trailer – 15-minute pre-trip per trailer)

Additional Responsibilities



Class 1 driver’s license with a clean driving record. No more than four (4) Demerit points. 
3 years of Class 1 driving experience required.

GPS Tracking

Physical Efforts

Physical Efforts-Physical strength - Lifting/Lowering upto 70 pounds
Physical Efforts-Standing
Physical Efforts-Sitting
Physical Efforts-Walking
Physical Efforts-Climbing
Physical Efforts-Kneeling
Physical Efforts-Crouching/Squatting
Physical Efforts-Low Back Movements

Sensory Efforts

Sensory Efforts-Watching/Visual attention
Sensory Efforts-Inspecting

Mental Efforts

Mental Efforts-Concentration on precision work
Mental Efforts-Long periods of driving
Mental Efforts-Exposure to Confrontational Situations
Mental Efforts-Problem solving



Location:                    542 - Burnaby  
Working Conditions: On the Road; Warehouse Environment 

Posting Number:       64937  

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