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Lead Driver (Vancouver, BC) in Vancouver at PODS

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for delivery and pickup of containers to and/or from customer locations; provide an effective and incident free delivery or pickup of a container while maintaining excellent rapport with the customer.

This position offers Health/Dental Benefits and RRSP/DPSP Plan with company matching contributions after 3 months of service.

**Please note, this position requires working most Saturdays.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive and operate a PODS truck with a patented lift mechanism to load and unload containers at customer sites in a safe manner by following all safety rules
  • Perform and log daily pre and post trip inspections of commercial vehicle and left
  • Accept add-on deliveries as required to meet business needs
  • Use company handheld smartphone or computer for delivery verification and navigation
  • Operate a forklift when needed
  • Clean and inspect containers to ensure they are presentable for delivery to customer
  • Coordinate rental paperwork and payment with the customer
  • Communicate with the Driver Lead or Storage Center Market Manager on customer questions and/or issues; Prepare driver notes as needed
  • Perform repairs of containers and lifts in the field and at the storage center
  • Provide backup for storage center functions when needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of truck cab (keep free from debris inside and outside)
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum BC licence required - Class 5 with air brake endorsement (code 15)
  • Must maintain a current/valid driver license from the province in which position is assigned
  • Must have no moving violations during the past three (3) years (insurance requirement)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age (insurance requirement)
  • Previous computer or hand held device experience desired
  • Possess math skills sufficient to perform required duties
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability frequently remain in stationary position for driving or operating forklift.
  • Ability to frequently ascend/descend cab of truck and forklift using three points of contact
  • Ability to frequently move about and position self frequently to operate equipment and deliver containers
  • Ability to occasionally move boxes weighing up to 50 lbs (22kg)
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus; strong sense of spatial relations to park vehicle and negotiate tight spaces.
  • Ability to frequently use hands to write, use computer, operate a motor vehicle, operate equipment, use a handheld device, and manipulate documents
  • Ability to regularly apply up to 40 pounds (18kg) of pressure using a variety of motions including, but not limited to, pushing, pulling and lifting
  • Frequently required to read documents and write neatly, legibly and transcribe accurate information.
  • Ability to frequently communicate and exchange information with manager, co-workers and customers

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Portable Storage Canada Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, colour, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.

It is essential for us to work in an atmosphere of friendly cooperation; it is your responsibility to:

  • Ask your direct supervisor for an explanation of anything you do not understand.
  • Attend Orientation class and any required training sessions.
  • Read your job description and Associate Handbook; sign the required acknowledgement documents and return to HR.

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We are excited to offer this position which includes a very competitive salary, benefits including a Group RRSP plan and the opportunity to join a modern and growing organization. We look forward to discussing this exciting opportunity with qualified candidates; please forward your resume.

Please visit www.PODS.com to see what our business is all about!