Driver MR - Ottawa

Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, CA, K2R 1G7

Company: Gerdau

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 


Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.


This position is open for domestic candidates only.


Great opportunity for a local lugger and roll off AZ/DZ Licensed Truck Driver in the Ottawa area.

Will be traveling regionally within the area.

Will report into the facility at the beginning of each shift and are home every night.

Competitive pay starting at $30.83 / hour plus comprehensive benefits!!  

Full-time Permanent!

This position is open for domestic candidates only. 


The Driver is responsible for servicing accounts in a safe, courteous, and timely manner. The Driver is responsible for delivering and depositing containers to the supplier as well as picking up containers when deemed necessary to remove them and take them to the designated location.


Job Summary:


Operate standard factory-equipped gasoline or diesel truck tractor with flatbed trailer, roll-off, lugger, and lugger trains, up to stretch-out of 70 feet in length or straight truck to deliver a variety of steel products and accessory items to local, over-the-road or distant points.  Follow standard or prescribed methods or procedures. Work involves a complete range of duties, somewhat repetitive and routine in nature, requiring considerable care to drive tractor/trailer vehicle in a correct and safe manner, in safety of load, and compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations.




Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Follow all established Gerdau Safety, Environmental, and Routine procedures specific to the yard.
  2. Make deliveries and/or pick-ups, operating from verbal or written instructions, invoices, bills of lading, shipping tickets, etc.
  3. Keep accurate and legible records (Driver’s Trip Reports, Tack Chart, Driver’s Daily Log, Vehicle Inspection Report, Driver’s Weekly Expense Report, Dispatch tickets).
  4. Maintain polite, courteous and diplomatic relations with either customers, receivers or suppliers with whom contact is made.
  5. Assist loading or unloading; unload without help as necessary; tie down load with chains or cinches; attach markers for overhang.
  6. Ensure proper tarping is used on all loads
  7. Keep Supervisor/Manager aware of any/all equipment needs and repairs
  8. Proper placement of equipment at customer's facilities proper and safe placement of scrap at all drop off locations (internal and external).
  9. Responsible for weighing and grading material (where applicable)
  10. Ensure professional communication between all yard personnel, customers, etc. once they enter a yard



Additional Responsibilities:


  1. Assist with yard housekeeping efforts and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
  2. Assist co-workers in daily operational duties that are essential to the yard in terms of safety, efficiency, and profitability.
  3. Detect and report faulty material, improper operations and unusual conditions to proper supervision.  Maintain equipment and supplies in a clean and orderly condition. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.



Qualifications and Experience:


  1. Over nine and up to 12 months experience with large mobile equipment or hauling vehicles and becoming familiar with locations and routine.
  1. Valid and current Commercial Driver's license
  1. Current DOT medical card (where applicable)
  1. Must be enrolled in random drug screen program (where applicable)


The Individual:

  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year driving experience is preferred
  • Lugger and roll off truck experience for commercial trucks up to GVWR 63,500 KG is preferred but not required.
  • Applicant must have a strong work ethic and positive attitude for this FAST-PACED and physically demanding position.
  • In order to be considered, you must have a clean driving record. Must possess a CLEAN CVOR Abstract and Driver Abstract. Applicants must submit both their CVOR Abstract and Driver Abstract along with their resume upon applying.
  • Experience in scrap metal haulage useful but not necessary.
  • 40  hours a week with possiblity of overtime. Schedule is Monday to Friday 7:30am-4:00pm.
  • A trustworthy, self-starter is required!

Salary & Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pension/RSP plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship. 


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