AZ Truck Driver / Car Hauler

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, 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!! We offer great wages and benefits while driving newer top of the line equipment!
Job Summary

We are currently looking for experienced and dedicated professional AZ drivers to join the Hansen's team, 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!! We offer great wages and benefits while driving newer top of the line equipment!

Responsibilities and Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

Drive different types of trucks / trailers (9,10,11 car Stinger style carriers)

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 boo

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)

Minimum 25 years of age

Minimum 2 years of verifiable tractor trailer driving experience

Valid AZ Drivers License

Above average driving skills

Clean Canadian National criminal record search; current within 6 months

Must successfully pass a road test and company screening

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

Requirements

No more than two moving violation in the past three years

Clean Abstract & CVOR within 30 days

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

Benefits

Drivers are paid on a Piece Work basis and a full benefits package offered after probationary period finished.

After successful 3 months

Group Medical / Dental coverage including Long Term Disability coverage and Life benefit

Eligible to start contributing to Group RRSP program (Company match up to 4% after 12 months)

Corporate discount at GoodLife gym's

EAP program

After 2 complete calendar years

Eligible for annual Profit Share bonus program