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Class 1 Driver

Posting Start Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Lachine, QC, CA

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.


The Specialty Products Group, a division of Cascades, is a leader in the industrial packaging, food packaging and recovery sectors. The Group has 38 business units across North America and Europe and employs more than 2,200 employees.

Job Description

Driving a Tractor Trailer to various customer locations to pick up their recycled materials as well as providing shunting to the plant

Job Responsibilities

  1. Come to work well rested and mentally and physically prepared for your day’s duties.
  2. Complete Pre & Post-trip circle checks as per itemized inspection sheet.
  3. Ensure that your truck is in safe condition.
  4. Immediately report any defects in equipment which may jeopardize the safe operation of your vehicle.
  5. Report all damage to the vehicle, its contents, or to the property of others due to an accident in which your vehicle is involved.
  6. As a representative of the Company, it is important to always be neat in appearance and courteous to our clients.
  7. Ensure that all loads being transported are loaded in a safe and secure manner.
  8. Complete all job specific paperwork including route sheets, work orders, scale tickets, mileage report and logbook.
  9. Before leaving the client site cleanup any excess material that might have fallen out of the full containers.
  10. Pickup skidded material or switch rolling containers of paper and/or other recycled material.
  11. When the trailer is full of material ensure that the load is properly secured and then delivered to the plant, as instructed by Dispatch,
  12. Off load and reload for the next run
  13. Operate forklift to stack bales and pallets, if required.




  • Valid Class1 driver’s license.




  • Minimum 3 years truck driving experience would be preferred.
  • Experience in a related industry (recycling, waste management, etc.) would be a definite asset.




  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good knowledge of the City and surrounding areas
  • Good communication skills
  • Accuracy with weights and measures
  • Strong customer service attitude

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.


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