Driver

Victoria, BC

Job Description

JOB SNAPSHOT – Now Hiring!

We are currently hiring for a Full Time Driver.

Drivers will operate a tractor-trailer combination or a truck to transport and deliver home heating, commercial deliveries including wheel to wheel, retail sites and marinas. Drivers work in the cab of the truck while driving, and outside when needed to load or unload. They can encounter all kinds of road, weather and traffic conditions. Drivers generally work without direct supervision, although communication with dispatch must be maintained at scheduled intervals.

Your mission at AFD: Delivering superior customer service, combined with innovative equipment and technology. We will exceed our customers’ expectations thereby creating unique opportunities for our company.

Hours of Operation: 70/30 reset. Some overtime and after hour’s may be required. The number of hours a driver may work in each period is subject to regulation.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and safety regulations
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections on equipment operated and load, ensuring safety and roadworthiness
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver’s hours of service, occupational health and safety, transportation of dangerous goods, customs and immigration and weights and dimensions
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
  • Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Minor roadside repairs such as lights, loose fittings, air line repairs, etc.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Operate equipment such as truck mike phone to exchange necessary information with dispatch, managers, or other drivers.
  • Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable provincial and federal regulations.
  • Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with the public, government officials, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form
  • Placarding of units
  • Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Deliver product and proper paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner
  • Inspection of site tanks for damage or faulty equipment
  • Provide feedback to Dispatcher regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems
  • Thorough washing of vehicle, inside and out
  • Greasing of unit in between servicing as instructed by AFD
  • Tire Chain maintenance, repair, installation and removal
  • Complete and turn in all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift. May include, but not limited to, Driver daily logs, TDG documentation including fuel lading forms (declining balance), bills of lading, inspection logs, delivery receipts, vehicle inspection, hours of service, etc.
  • Train others when required

BENEFITS OFFERED

  • Medical benefits after 90 days of employment
  • Competitive wages
  • Educational assistance
  • Boot allowance
  • Paid orientation & training
  • Professional development opportunities

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Valid Class 1 drivers’ license; however, Class 3 will also be considered.
  • Highschool Diploma/ GED
  • Clean driver’s abstract
  • 3-5 years of direct work experience in a Class 1 driving capacity (Fuel experience will be considered an asset)
  • 2 years of fuel hauling experience (Considered an asset)
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to work under pressure
  • All applicants will be required to pass a drug/alcohol test, criminal background check and 50lb fitness test

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The selected candidate will regularly work in an office/field setting. There may be a need to attend to situations on work sites.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Exposure to noise, dust, odors, fumes, and oils may occur. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and listen.

AFD: Quality, Fuels & Lubricants

At AFD, our corporate culture reflects our ongoing commitment to both our customers and our people. We believe people are our greatest asset and as such, we promote a safe and friendly workplace, encouraging open communication, teamwork, and personal growth. Our team is essential for our success now and in the future.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

Working For AFD

AFD Petroleum Ltd. offers its team members competitive wages, paid training programs & educational reimbursement, future growth opportunities and an exceptional benefits package.

Get your career moving in the right direction and apply today.