Frequently Asked Questions by Job Seekers
A: A few reasons!
1. We offer an extremely competitive pay package.
2. The average age of our fleet hovers at approximately 3 years with innovative in-cab technology to assist with safety, route planning, fuel usage, and communication.
3. We are the proud three-time recipient of the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Competitive Safety Award in 2019 and continuously strive to demonstrate our commitment to safety throughout all areas of our business.
A: We began our operations in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in 1945. Since then we have become an undeniable leader in bulk carriers with a world-renowned reputation for safe and reliable service.
A: The Trimac family is approximately 3,400 strong, including independent contractors.
A: We operate a fleet of about 2,200 tractors and 5,000 trailers from a network of more than 140 terminals/shops throughout Canada and the US, hauling liquid and dry bulk products.
A: Probably! We have facilities located all over North America. View our locations.
WORK PERKS, BENEFITS & CULTURE
A: Not only do we offer competitive payment programs, we strive to be an industry leader in driver satisfaction and build upon our best-in-class benefits plan (dental, medical, vision, disability, life Insurance, 401(k) and pension plan, and much more).
A: We respect our drivers and make your safety on the road a priority. In addition to being a profitable and stable company, we are family-oriented and understand the value of time at home spent with loved ones. In fact, we even encourage drivers to bring their families in to join for the job interview!
We maintain ongoing health and wellness programs, employee recognition campaigns, flexible work schedules, continuous training opportunities and incentivized driver ratings through an internal points program.
A: We are dedicated to maintaining a work environment that is casual and friendly, yet productive and goal-orientated. As an important contributor to the success of our business, we equip each person with access to career guidance, supportive resources and problem solvers who can assist with any issue you may encounter. Communication is a priority, and we make sure each voice is heard.
A: Valid CDL Class A with one year’s experience. Some locations do require tanker and hazmat endorsements.
A: Local: Up to a 300-mile (482 km) radius. Dedicated: Between 500 to 1,500 mile (800 to 2,414 km) runs. Regional: Between 2,000 to 2,500 miles (3,218 to 4,023 km) per week. Over-the-Road/Teams: between 3,000 to 5,000 miles (4,828 to 8,046 km) per week.
A: Obtaining these endorsements allows you to diversify your skillset in the industry – making you more employable and increases your earning potential.
In fact, Trimac will reimburse you for your Tanker and Hazmat endorsements. Reach out to a recruiter today to find out more. CAN: 1-866-4TRIMAC or USA: 1-866-8TRIMAC.
A: Chemical driving lanes involve Regional, Regional Dedicated and Over-the-Road work depending on location. Dry Bulk driving lanes are strictly Regional depending on location. Oilfield driving lanes are Local and Regional depending on area.
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