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Long haul driver Needed in Canada by Bullet Freight LTD

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Long haul driver Needed in Canada by Bullet Freight LTD

A Long Haul Truck Driver operates heavy-duty trucks to transport goods over long distances, typically between cities, states, or even countries. They play a critical role in logistics and supply chain management by delivering goods safely, efficiently, and on schedule.

Job details

  • LocationGeorgetown, ON
  • Salary29.40 hourly / 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Terms of employmentPermanent employmentFull time
  • Start dateStarts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Other benefits
  • vacancies4 vacancies
  • SourceJob Bank #2981306





  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience


1 to less than 7 months


  1. Driving and Delivery:
    • Transporting goods over long distances, adhering to traffic laws and safety regulations.
    • Operating and maneuvering trucks, including handling various road and weather conditions.
  2. Route Planning:
    • Planning routes and estimating travel times based on delivery schedules, traffic conditions, and trucking regulations.
    • Using GPS navigation and maps to find optimal routes and avoid delays.
  3. Load Securing and Inspection:
    • Ensuring cargo is securely loaded and properly balanced to prevent shifting during transport.
    • Conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the truck, including brakes, tires, lights, and other systems.
  4. Documentation:
    • Maintaining accurate records of driving hours, mileage, fuel consumption, and delivery schedules.
    • Completing paperwork such as bills of lading, delivery receipts, and inspection logs.
  5. Customer Service:
    • Interacting professionally with customers during pickup and delivery of goods.
    • Handling inquiries, providing updates on delivery status, and addressing customer concerns.
  6. Safety and Compliance:
    • Following safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safe operation of the truck and protection of cargo.
    • Adhering to transportation laws and regulations set by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and other authorities.
  7. Vehicle Maintenance:
    • Performing routine maintenance tasks such as checking fluids, lubricating parts, and cleaning the truck.
    • Reporting any mechanical issues or maintenance needs to the dispatch or maintenance team.


  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices, to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions
  • Address customers’ complaints or concerns
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Trip reports

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • National

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL): Valid CDL Class A license with a clean driving record.
  • Driving Skills: Proficiency in operating heavy-duty trucks and handling various road conditions.
  • Safety Consciousness: Knowledge of DOT regulations and commitment to safe driving practices.
  • Time Management: Ability to manage driving schedules, adhere to deadlines, and maintain punctuality.
  • Physical Stamina: Endurance to spend long hours sitting and driving, as well as ability to load and unload cargo as necessary.
  • Problem-Solving: Capacity to troubleshoot mechanical issues and make sound decisions on the road.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads

Work Environment:

Long Haul Truck Drivers spend extended periods away from home, often sleeping in their trucks or rest stops. They work in varying weather conditions and must be comfortable with long hours of driving.

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player


Other benefits

  • Parking available

Salary and Benefits:

Compensation for Long Haul Truck Drivers varies based on experience, miles driven, and employer. Benefits may include health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and bonuses based on performance.

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

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

How to apply

By email


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