Canada/U.S. Owner Operator



Canada/U.S. Owner Operator



Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

Job Description:
$2,500 Sign on bonus

Maritimes to U.S. Seaboard and return to Canada

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.

Day & Ross is hiring (Canada/U.S. Owner Operator)

About the Role

Canada/US Single Owner OperatorFull-timeCharlottetown, PE


Accurate and timely maintenance of e-log

Pre-trip inspection of tractor trailer prior to all trips

Report any incidents of safety violation or security breaches

Conduct a yard check which includes recording trailer numbers, trailer contents and seal numbers

Conduct reefer check including unit number, reefer settings and fuel level

Move trailers to and from the dock doors

Seal trailers and verify as required

Maintain tractor in a respectable and clean condition

May be required to move freight from the back to the front of the trailer using a manual pallet jack

Skills & Requirements

Customer service focused

Excellent driving skills with a focus on attentive and defensive driving

Must have a safety-first mindset and be self-motivated

Must have 12 months verifiable experience

Possess heavy vehicle driver license (Class 1 license)

Truck no older than 7 years old, max weight full of fuel 19,500lbs

Must be able to communication in English - written and verbal

Legally authorized to work in Canada

Satisfactory criminal record check (no older than three (3) months)

One season winter driving experience

Successful completion of a DOT drug test

Road test by Day & Ross approved third party driving school

Satisfactory drivers abstract (no older than 30 days), including no DUI violations in past five (5) years; no over the road preventable accidents (yard accidents will be reviewed); no more than two (2) moving violations in past two (2) years; no defensive driving infractions as outlined in onboarding document


$2,500 Sign on bonus

Spousal and dependent healthcare

$500 Driver Referral Program

Consistent miles

Low insurance cost

Moose bumper purchase program

Dedicated Broker Service or Broker Health Representative

Pet policy

Downtime Insurance Program

Paid tolls

Motor Vehicle Inspection (MVI) reimbursement

Passenger policy

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.

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