Class 1 Logging Truck Driver

Sutherland Group
Posted 23 days ago
Castlegar,
Driver rates: Short Logs: $41.00/hour and Long Logs : $40.00/hour, based on cycle times
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a Class 1 Logging Truck Driver to join the Sutco Transportation team in Castlegar, BC. As a Sutherland Group company, Sutco Transportation values more than simply providing industry-renowned services to our clients. We put the happiness, success, and growth of our team members and community first. Join us in our commitment to elevate and innovate in the transportation industry.

POSITION BENEFITS

  • Driver rates: Short Logs: $41.00/hour and Long Logs : $40.00/hour, based on cycle times
  • Reliable year-round, Monday to Friday work that gets you home every day
  • 24-hour dispatch team
  • Overtime pay after 60 hours
  • Weekend work when available
  • Paid chain-up and wait time
  • 4% vacation pay
  • Safety & performance bonuses
  • Direct deposit pay, twice monthly
  • Paid training, state-of-the-art equipment and ISAAC E-logs
  • Consistent, steady work in a professional and respectful environment. As a member of Sutherland Group, we are proud to be able to serve not only our loyal clients, but our partner companies as well, guaranteeing work for our industry-leading teams.

SUTHERLAND GROUP BENEFITS

Sutco Transportation is a proud member of the Sutherland Group of Companies. It is our great pleasure to extend the following benefits to all Sutherland Group team members:

  • Pension Program with Sutherland Group matching contributions up to 100%, starting at 3%, increasing in graduated increments and topping out at 5% after 8 years.
  • Extended health benefits program through a cost shared benefits plan
  • Confidential Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Health & Safety Policy & Programs
  • Entry level program for new drivers

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to operate heavy trucks hauling long/short logs on and off highway. Should be comfortable working with 7 and 8 axle configurations.
  • Focus on safe transportation by ensuring Worksafe and CVSE load securement requirements.
  • Drive in challenging off road environments like forestry roads and mountain terrain.
  • Conduct pre and post and trip inspections on equipment operated, ensuring safety, road worthiness and regulatory compliance.
  • Complete all electronic records regarding working hours, vehicle status and maintenance records using the industry’s best fleet management system, ISAAC.
  • Ensure trucks are left clean and safe at the end of each shift.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

As a member of the Sutco Transportation team, we expect you bring the following to the table:

  • Class 1 Driver’s Licence
  • 3-4 years of trucking experience specifically working offroad
  • Mountain driving and logging experience preferred
  • Clean driver’s abstract (please attach one with the application)
  • Ability to enter the US for work purposes preferred.

JOIN THE TEAM

If you think there’s a fit, we look forward to meeting you and thank you in advance for your application

Visit our website to learn more about The Sutherland Group

ABOUT SUTCO

Sutco Transportation specializes in residual, van freight, logging and heavy haul transportation and logistics services. We are dedicated to providing an industry-leading level of professionalism aimed at meeting the satisfaction, safety and success of our business partners and team members.

Recognized as a Top Fleet Employer, Top Fleet of Distinction and Premium Carrier, Sutco is a leader in safety, innovation and sustainability.

A SUTHERLAND GROUP COMPANY

The Sutherland Group of Companies is a specialized integrated network of heavy industry experts, with an offering that extends from equipment and logistics through to people and safety, in service of high-performing customers in the civil, forestry, transportation, and marine industries in search of complex supply chain solutions.

For nearly 30 years, we have worked to position The Sutherland Group as a heavy industry leader, not only with our partners, but from within. We are proud to prioritize the success of our team members by offering a diversified workplace, competitive compensation plans, benefits, training, and ongoing growth opportunities.

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