Line Haul Driver

Sydney , Nova Scotia

TDR Transportation & Logistics, a subsidiary of The Municipal Group of Companies is a transportation company providing courier and transport services around Atlantic Canada. We are currently seeking a Night Linehaul Driver to join our team based out of Sydney NS. This is a night shift position (Sunday – Thursday), starting in Sydney NS with a stop in Port Hawkesbury and then stops in Truro, returning to Sydney NS by end of shift.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Driving locally and among the Maritimes.
  • Loading, transporting, and offloading of freight.
  • Report to a dispatcher any incidents encountered on the road.
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws.
  • Inspect trailer before and after the trip, and record any defects found.
  • Keep a log of all activities.
  • Report serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Keep their truck and associated equipment clean and in good working order.
  • Load & unload deliveries through a variety of mechanisms & delivery assistance devices.
  • Use technology to map routes, deliver/pickup/track shipments & communicate universally.
  • Ensure documents are delivered, entered accurately and turned in accordingly.
  • Performing all customer tasks in a polite, resourceful and professional manner with professionalism and overall excellent customer service throughout the process.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your manager

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar driving position.
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
  • No recent moving or driving violations.
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc).
  • Valid Class 1 Driver's License

Working Conditions:

  • Work both indoors and outdoors
  • Manual dexterity required to computer equipment
  • Ability to lift 50-75 pounds

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: HR
Via Email:  hr@tdrtransportation.com
Please reference “Linehaul Driver Truro” in the subject line.
We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.