Class 1 Truck Driver: Flat Deck - Kootenays, BC

Job Number
Category Class 1
Position Class 1 Truck Driver: Flat Deck - Kootenays, BC
Company Sutco Transportation Specialists
Job Description

We are looking for a Class 1 Flat Deck Truck driver to join the Sutco Transportation team in Kootenays, BC. As a Sutherland Group Company, Sutco Transportation values more than simply providing industry-renowned services to our clients. We put the happiness, success, and growth of our team members and community first. Join us in our commitment to elevate and innovate in the transportation industry. 



  • Industry leading pay rate - 82 cents per mile 

  • Home every weekend

  • 24-hour dispatch team

  • Overtime pay after 60 hours

  • Paid chain-up, tarping and wait time 

  • 4% vacation pay

  • Safety & performance bonuses

  • Direct deposit pay, twice monthly

  • Paid training, state-of-the-art equipment and ISAAC E-logs

  • Funding options for individuals new to the field and finishing programs for inexperienced Class 1 drivers. 

  • Consistent, steady work in a professional and respectful environment. As a member of Sutherland Group, we are proud to be able to serve not only our loyal clients, but our partner companies as well, guaranteeing work for our industry-leading teams.



Sutco Transportation is a proud member of the Sutherland Group of Companies. It is our great pleasure to extend the following benefits to all Sutherland Group team members: 

  • Pension Program with Sutherland Group matching contributions up to 100%, starting at 3%, increasing in graduated increments and topping out at 5% after 8 years.

  • Extended health benefits program through a cost shared benefits plan

  • Confidential Employee Family Assistance Program 

  • Health & Safety Policy & Programs 

  • Banking services partnership with BMO - exclusive product offerings for our employees and their family members, when certain employment conditions are met. 

  • Entry level program for new drivers 



  • Conduct pre and post and trip inspections on equipment operated, ensuring safety, road worthiness and regulatory compliance.

  • Operate Super-B or Quad flat deck truck &  trailer to deliver freight including but not limited to lumber, construction materials etc., to destinations in Canada and the United States.

  • Ensure safe transportation of freight by securing goods whilst loading and unloading.

  • Tarp loads as requested 

  • Chain-up vehicle based on road conditions. 

  • Plan your driving routes using maps or GPS tracking.

  • Manage your time responsibly to reach the destination by the predetermined time. 

  • Report to a dispatcher any incidents encountered on the road.

  • Complete all electronic records regarding working hours, vehicle status and maintenance records using the industry’s best fleet management system, ISAAC.

  • Remain compliant with Federal Hours of Service regulations

  • Ensure trucks are left clean and safe at the end of each shift.

Skills and Qualifications


As a member of the Sutco Transportation team, we expect you bring the following to the table:

  • Class 1 Driver’s Licence

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

  • 2 years of trucking experience preferred

  • Mountain driving and Super-B experience preferred

  • Clean driver’s abstract (please attach one with the application)

  • Experience securing and tarping flat deck loads

  • A desire to maximize their hours, miles and income.

  • Ability to enter the US for work purposes preferred.



If you think there's a fit, we look forward to meeting you and thank you in advance for your application

Visit our website to learn more about The Sutherland Group 


Location Nelson BC
Compensation/Pay Rate
Contact Information


Sutco Transportation specializes in residual, flat deck, van freight, logging and heavy haul transportation and logistics services. We are dedicated to providing an industry-leading level of professionalism aimed at meeting the satisfaction, safety and success of our business partners and team members. 


Recognized as a Top Fleet Employer, Top Fleet of Distinction and Premium Carrier, Sutco is a leader in safety, innovation and sustainability.


The Sutherland Group of Companies is a specialized integrated network of heavy industry experts, with an offering that extends from equipment and logistics through to people and safety, in service of high-performing customers in the civil, forestry, transportation, and marine industries in search of complex supply chain solutions.

For nearly 30 years, we have worked to position The Sutherland Group as a heavy industry leader, not only with our partners, but from within. We are proud to prioritize the success of our team members by offering a diversified workplace, competitive compensation plans, benefits, training, and ongoing growth opportunities.


If you have any questions, please contact our Recruitment team at 778-754-4021 extension 149.


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Post date April 11, 2023
Application Deadline May 31, 2023