Greater Toronto Area

Switch Driver

Switch Drivers are the backbone of any supply chain! If you perform well under pressure and enjoy contributing as an invaluable part of a team, this may be the opportunity for you.

National Shunt Service Ltd. operates across North America and we specialize in yard management (shunting). Over 20 years of experience providing innovative yard management services (operations and technology), NSSL executes a TOTAL YARD MANAGEMENT PROGRAM for any type of manufacturer or cross-dock operation in North America. We call it shunting but you may know it as spotting, jockeying, yarding or switching.

Family owned and operated transportation company. We manage in excess of 150,000 shipment movements per month for some of the leading name brand manufacturers and major retailers in North America. Our people are important to our success and we pride ourselves on giving our employees opportunities to develop and grow within their career.

Start Times: Anywhere between 8pm-12am

Schedule: The schedule is Sunday–Thursday or Monday-Friday

We offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid Stat Holidays
  • Overtime is paid at 1.5 times regular rate
  • Comprehensive Benefit plan for Full-time employees
  • Strong work/life balance – home every day
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Company Events and lunches
  • Opportunity for internal advancement
  • Professional training and development

Position Description:

  • Movement of customer freight using dry van – pin to pin.
  • Location starts from GTA with switch points in Eastern Ontario (Kingston/Johnstown/Cardinal).
  • Adhere to load security regulations (company rules and ministry legislation)
  • Properly complete driver documentation as per the company, client and ministry requirements
  • Adhere to company SOPs
  • Daily inspection of the truck
  • Maintain routine communication with dispatch and yard control
  • Utilize our proprietary software to receive and complete moves on an as needed basis
  • Monitor truck condition and communicate with the regional manager when repair(s) required
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace
  • Inspect trailers
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Valid AZ license
  • Experience in manual transmission is mandatory.
  • Clean driving abstract and CVOR
  • Relevant experience preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Experience with computer software and programs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer service skills
  • Believe that “the safe way is the right way”
  • Willing to work hard

Be part of our Team! If you have a winning attitude and looking for a career in a niche business, this opportunity is right for you! NSSL would like to thank all those expressing an interest in this position; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

For more information about National Shunt Service and possible career opportunities, please visit www.nationalshunt.com