Professional Drivers required.
Mountain Transport Institute Ltd is hiring drivers for a variety of positions. We are adding to our talented team to ensure we can meet the ongoing needs of our clients. We require both full time and part time staff with class 1,licenses and a desire to work as part of a team and grow with our business.
Truck Drivers - Castlegar Based - Class 1
Winter and Mountain experience required
Clean Drivers abstract "N" print required
Pre Hire Drug test required
Efficient Vehicle operator
Looks after the well being of the equipment
Reports defects in a timely fashion
Safe / Defensive Driver
Single or double trailer jobs
Cross border capable drivers and Canada only drivers required
Paid by the hour (based on your electronic log book)
Overtime after 60 hours
Benefits available after 90 days
Willingness to learn new skills and mentor coworkers
Takes pride in a clean work place
We haul, wood chips, logs and food products so there are potentially a variety of opportunities available.
Food delivery line haul. We have a position avaialble for 1 trip per week to Kelowna on either a Sunday or Tuesday late afternoon / evening. Assemble an empty B train and take to Kelowna, split the train and assemble a loaded train and return to Castlegar. Split the train in Castlegar. Pay is by the hour, this position maybe combined with other hauls or is ideal for someone who is retired but wants to get out of the house once or twice a week.
Wood chips is cross border, 2 trips per shift with the truck running 24 hours per day, 5 days per week. Occasionaly weekend work is avaialble. This will require switiching between shifts. This position could be shared by drivers who only want to work part time. Empty down and loaded back from the USA paid by the hour.
Logs is transfer from sort yards to Mercer in Castlegar. We have hauled from, Lumby, Midway, Yahk and Erie Lake using a super B hay rack. Pay is also by the hour and this is a steady day shift (early start) job. This could also be shared between drivers if needed.
Wood Chips Super B in Canada. There is an opportunity to run wood chips to Mercer from area mills using super B chip trailers this will start as single shift but will increase to double shift as more drivers are hired. This is also paid by the hour.
Our goal is to create a work schedule that accommodates all of our employees and their desire to work a lot of hours or just a few hours. We would also like to see our drivers cross trained between jobs so they can rotate around to combat the boredom of doing the same run all the time.
If you are looking for a new opportunity and want to discuss how you might fit in then contact us to meet for a coffee and an interview. We will require a resume and copy of your N print driver abstract at the interview. Please be prepared to do a driver evaluation as part of your interview.
We will not discuss pay rates by e mail or phone, if you are coming here just for the money then this isn't a good fit for you or us.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $25.50 to $30.00 /hour