Flatbed Owner Operator to run to the U.S. and Canada Lanes
Must have 12 months of Flatbed experience (strapping, tarping, securement, etc)
Drive forward with us behind you.
From a single truckload of potatoes in the 1950s to a fleet of thousands, Day & Ross has become one of the largest transportation companies in Canada. With more than 8,000 employees, drivers, and owner operators, we’re a major player in cross-border and LTL/TL transportation, offering a diverse portfolio of transport and logistics solutions across North America.
For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018 and 2019. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.
We offer consistent miles, low cost of insurance and a driver-friendly environment. While you’re on the road, you’re supported by a team of staff who have your back, from dispatch to maintenance.
About the Role
Position: Flatbed Owner Operator
Location: St. John's, NL
Flatbed Owner Operator to run Canada/US lanes
Mainly customer-to-customer pick-up and delivery (very limited terminal deliveries/pickups)
Your Skills & Experience
Complete knowledge and understanding of securing a flatbed trailer
Accurate and timely e-log maintenance
Pre-trip inspection of tractor trailer for all trips
Customer service focusedExcellent driving skills with a focus on attentive and defensive driving
Must have a safety-first mindset and be self-motivated
Minimum 12 months verifiable flatbed experience (driving, strapping, tarping, securement, etc.)
Possess heavy vehicle driver license (Class 1 license)
Possess a FAST card or proof of application
Provide required equipment list (e.g. approved straps, tarps, etc.)
Must be able to communication in English - written and verbal
Legally authorized to work in Canada
Satisfactory criminal record check (not older than three months)
Report any incidents of safety violation or security breaches
At least one season winter driving experience
Successful completion of a DOT drug test
Successful completion of practical evaluation of Cargo Securement
Road test by a Day & Ross approved third-party driving school
Satisfactory driver’s abstract (not older than 30 days), including no DUI violations in the past five years; no over-the-road preventable accidents (yard accidents will be reviewed); not more than two moving violations in the past two years; no “defensive driving infractions” as outlined in onboarding document
Consistent miles and revenue
Low insurance cost
Moose bumpers purchasing program
Spousal and dependent health benefits
Dedicated Broker Services or Broker Health Representative
Downtime Insurance Program
Motor Vehicle Inspection (MVI) reimbursement
Advantage 1 - special pricing for parts and maintenance
Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.