Owner Operator / Car Hauler - City/Regional/Highway

L. Hansen's Forwarding Ltd. - Scarborough, ON (17 months ago)

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We are currently looking for experienced and dedicated professional AZ drivers to join the Hansen's team as Owner Operators, previous Auto Hauling experience preferred but training may be provided for the right candidate.

We are a proudly Canadian; family owned and operated business with over 35 yrs in the business of shipping, receiving, and storage of new and used automobiles

Come and join the Hansen's team!!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following, other duties may be assigned and are not limited to below,

Performs visual damage inspection of vehicles and reports using handheld computer

Drives vehicles on to truck / trailer after determining proper positioning

Secures each vehicle to trailer using wheel straps and ratchet system

Adjusts and secures movable trailer decks and ramps

Drives Auto Carrier from origin to destination to deliver vehicles to customer

Removes vehicle securement straps from each wheel to prepare for unloading

Drives vehicles off of truck / trailer and releases to customer at destination

Reports all vehicle pickups and deliveries to company using handheld computer

Performs safety inspection of truck and trailer at beginning of shift and records in log book

Interacts professionally and politely as needed with customers at origin and destination

Handles vehicles with great care at all time

Drive safely at all times

Keep truck clean and presentable at all times

Other functions may be added to above as deemed necessary by Manager

Physical Demands – Required some or all of the time

Climbing ladders up to height of 10 feet

Lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs (Truck Ramps)

Various degrees of bending or stretching needed when entering / exiting vehicles

Tightening of vehicle restraint system (repetitive movement)

Standing, walking, sitting for various lengths of time

Technical Demands

Operating handheld wireless computer / scanning device

Operating truck cab mounted computer

Operating cell phone

Qualifications and Skills

Car Hauling experience preferred (will train the right candidate)

Valid Class AZ (or provincial equivalent) driver’s license

Minimum 25 years of age

2 years or more of transport experience preferred

Clean driving record / CVOR

Clean Canadian National criminal record search; current within 6 months

No more than 2 moving violations in past 3 years

No convictions for impaired driving, alcohol related charges, following too close, careless driving or any other serious offence in past 5 years.

Above average driving skills

Dedicated and committed to damage free handling of company equipment and freight

Good knowledge of local geography

Good command of English language

Prior experience in automobile industry an asset including good knowledge of vehicle models

Must successfully pass a road test and company screening

Compensation

Independent Contractors earn 75% of the base order plus fuel surcharge where applicable

All plates, permits and truck insurance covered by Hansen's.