Class 1 Lowbed Truck Driver

Sutherland Group
Posted 18 days ago
Castlegar,
$41.00 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

 

We are looking for a Class 1 Lowbed 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 rate: $41.00/hour
  • Reliable year-round work
  • 24-hour dispatch team
  • Overtime pay after 60 hours
  • 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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Transport heavy equipment by operating a tractor and low bed equipment trailers between various job sites.
  • Load and secure heavy equipment on a low bed trailer.
  • Follow site safety rules and regulations.
  • Chain-up vehicle based on road conditions.
  • 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
  • 3-5 years of mountain lowbedding experience hauling heavy equipment in the forestry or mining industries.
  • Experience operating heavy logging and mining equipment.
  • Extensive experience of load securement.
  • Acceptable driver’s abstract, based on Sutco’s abstract review policy.
  • Experience operating heavy logging and mining equipment.
  • Extensive experience with load securement.
  • 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.

The Sutherland Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed in hiring a diverse workforce and ensuring equity, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We encourage applications from any protected basis such as persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America and any other basis under applicable law.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources team at 778-754-4021.

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