Steele's Transportation Group Job Board

5-ton Owner operator - Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada

Description

Introduction


As a 5-ton Straight Truck Owner Operator, you will play an important role in helping us achieve our Vision by picking up and delivering freight on behalf of our customers in a safe, timely way. For the most part these consist of same-day pick up and deliveries in the Urban area you are based out of, but could also include some short haul highway work.
 
As a member of our driver team, you are the face of our company and it is important that you have a professional image and possess a positive attitude that takes pleasure in making people you interact with happy. 



Company


Steele’s Transportation Group is a busy freight transportation business who arranges and completes between 1000 – 1500 shipments each week. These shipments are for a wide variety of business types and our customers are across Canada and the U.S.A. We have two companies that you will represent equally in your tasks. They are Steele’s Transfer Ltd. And Steele’s Total Logistics Ltd.

Our Vision
We will provide industry leading freight transportation services that our customers uniquely enjoy!



Position Overview


Success in this role
 
Customer Service, Pick-up and delivery of freight
·      In all aspects of our company, everyone must be aware of how they influence the customer experience and be prepared to serve the customers in a positive and professional manner.
·      Check all freight prior to loading and while delivering to confirm it is the correct freight to match the shipment and is in good condition.
·      Identify when it is to be delivered by and work under the guidance of the dispatcher to ensure we complete the required service.
·      Complete daily pre-trips of your truck and ensure it is maintained in good operating condition
·      Be prepared to work each business day Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays between the hours of 7am – 5pm. Hours are approximate and may vary depending on the demands of the day.
 
 
You will provide:
 
  • 5-ton straight truck with 24' box and tailgate system
  • truck should be 7 years old or newer when you start
  • vehicle insurance ($2 million CGL and $30,000 Cargo + Dangerous goods hauling)
  • Smart phone and / or tablet
  • White in color, company decals will be applied
  • Pallet Jack, Straps, Two-wheeler
  • Alberta WCB Account
  • Clean Drivers abstract
·      Experience in driving a commercial delivery vehicle
·      Delivering Freight to customers (warehouse, retail
 
We provide:
 
·      A strong reputation in industry we have been building for 64 years
·      Weekly payments via direct deposit (after 6 week initial hold back period)
·      Company fuel cards (expenses charged back to your account)
·      Vehicle tracking and ELD equipment
·      Experience dispatchers
·      Diverse customer base which is growing
·      Company insurance to qualified candidates (costs are charged back)



Company


Skills required
 
·      Able to safely operate the vehicle contracted to Steele’s
·      Reading written instructions and following them
·      Verify the information assigned matches Bills of Lading shippers provide when picking up freight and report discrepancies
·      Safely load, unload cargo protecting it from damage and securing for transport with proper load securement
 
 
Experience required
 
·      Minimum of 5 years accident-free driving of commercial vehicles in Canada
·      Customer service experience to draw on when working with a variety of customers and members of the public
·      Operating freight handling equipment i.e: Pallet jack, two-wheeled dolly, cargo straps etc.
 
Attitude required
 
·      Must be friendly and positive towards others
·      Respectful towards everyone
·      Willingness to do what it takes to make customers happy
·      Reliable
·      Co-operative
·      Pride in service to others
 
Results required
 
·      Timely and clear communication with dispatch, customer service, customers
·      Reliably on-time
·      No complaints from customers or the public you share the roads with
·      Claims free freight handling while freight is in your care
 
Cognitive ability
 
·      Able to read and understand written instructions
·      Able to confirm information dispatched matches the shipment being offered by a shipper including counts of freight and condition
·      Identify any special requirements the loads need. I.e.: protect from freezing, requested time of delivery, which documents to keep and turn in to the office
·      Able to scan and upload all documents as deliveries are completed to our dispatch system
·      Determine safest handling and loading of freight and weight distribution on your truck
 
Habits
 
·      You will be on-time, friendly and helpful to everyone
·      Good communication, clear and timely but respectful of others time too (not emailing, texting and calling about the same topic), pick one and be clear and concise. 

Compensation

$75,000.00 - $90,000.00

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