Tractor Trailer Driver (Paid Hourly)
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: R121186
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Tractor Trailer Driver (Paid Hourly)
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees' potential, so that they can reach their career goals.
Job Description
What you can expect in a typical day:
Attention Professional Tractor Trailer Drivers! Join our team and take advantage of a rewarding career with exceptional benefits. In this role, you will safely and efficiently deliver petroleum products to commercial customers, retail sites, and bulk plants while adhering to all DOT regulations and procedures. As a safety-focused professional, you will have the opportunity to collaborate and plan daily routes, ensure efficient loading of the fuel truck, and conduct thorough pre- and post-trip inspections to guarantee top-notch performance and safety. Take your driving career to the next level and join our team today!
What We Offer
  • Paid Hourly
  • Home after every shift
  • Sign-On Bonus
  • $1000 Driver Referral Program
  • Flexible benefits start from day one, including a Health Spending Account
  • Late Model Equipment
  • All uniforms supplied and PPE Allowance
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and pension plan
  • Wellness support, including annual wellness allowance and paid personal care days
  • Paid vacation and vacation purchasing
  • Annual Fitness Allowance
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years

What you'll need to succeed:
  • Deliver Irving Oil Products to various locations within the required geographical locations.
  • Drive Tractor Trailer Trucks (B-train, cluster / tri-axle, and hose reel) safely, adhering to all DOT regulations and procedures.
  • Complete pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure truck is performing to required standards. Maintain familiarity with different trucks/trailers in order to accurately inspect trucks, trailers, tires, pins, lights, etc.
  • Review and plan daily route using knowledge of geography, routes, zones, streets, etc.
  • Collaborate with Dispatch team to improve efficiency of routes by providing recommendations to the delivery schedule, customers that should be clustered together, or identify delivery locations that present challenges to delivery, etc.
  • Safely load and unload product from storage facilities while adhering to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Continuously evaluate and make safety decisions on trucks, conditions, products, sites, deliveries, leaks, and any other situations in which the driver feels there may be a safety issue.
  • Report all hazards or unsafe situations that cannot be corrected on their own to manager.
  • Complete daily shift report and all required paperwork with accurate information.
  • Maintain a clean and organized vehicle - inside & outside.

Professional skills
  • Good verbal and written communication in working with load builders, dispatchers, and sometimes dealing with customers.
  • Basic mathematical skills are necessary.
  • Good judgment skills and some technical skills.
  • Able to ensure that product gets delivered on time, while considering all safety issues and problems that can arise during pre-trip checks and delivery of product.
  • Strong literacy, verbal, and comprehension of English language is required

Educationand experience
  • Valid commercial truck driver's license with a clean Driver's Abstract
  • Class 1 designation with air brakes, WHMIS & Dangerous Goods Certification
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required
  • Minimum 2 years Commercial Transportation (Class 1/A) experience

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Delivery Driver
Job Requirements - Education
Diploma/High School Equivalent
Saint John, NB
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