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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:04 AM


Hughson Trucking Inc. is now hiring 20 Experienced Truck Drivers from the United States to work legally in Canada for 2 years to help with the current labor shortages. We offer a minimum guarantee plus an extensive health care plan.
The province of Alberta alone anticipates a shortage of 114,000 workers in the coming years. Hughson Trucking Inc. has been preapproved for 20 Labor Market Opinion (LMOs) which is a 2-year work permit to help fill the need for qualified truck drivers to haul Super B Flat Decks and Hoppers throughout western Canada and the United States.
To qualify for Hughson Trucking Inc. Foreign Workers Program, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
• You must be a minimum of 25 years old
• You must be able to speak, read and write English.
• You must pass a US DOT Drug Screen.
• You must have a clean criminal record.
• You must have a current CDL (Class 1 or A) Driver’s License with minimum of 2-5 years of truck driving experience.

If you are able to meet the above basic requirements you must have experience carrying out the majority of the following duties:
• Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and material to destinations
• Oversee all aspects of vehicles, loading and unloading, tarping and safety and security of cargo
• Plan travel schedules and routes; use land locations and other trip planning aids.
• Perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, brakes and lights
• Perform emergency roadside repairs
• Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness. Preform preventative maintenance.
• Record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log book or on on-board computer
• Receive from and relay information to dispatcher
• These additional abilities are considered an asset: Transport hazardous products or dangerous goods. Mountain and winter driving conditions. Chaining tires. Willing to travel cross border. Willing to travel overnight and or stay in camps. Oilfield experience.
Salary: Your annual pay will be a minimum of $54,000 – up to $90,000 subject to job performance. Bonuses and Benefits.

Benefits: Once you receive your work permit you will immediately qualify for Alberta Health Care (includes doctor visits and hospital care). Upon 90 days of employment you will be qualified to receive additional health care insurance through Hughson Trucking Inc. which includes a plan for dental, prescriptions, out of country medical expenses and supplies and services to treat injuries or illness as well as life, accidental death, and dismemberment insurance. These health plans includes coverage for your spouse and dependents. For more information on our exciting benefits program please give us call. We pride ourselves on going above and beyond for employees and their families.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. Getting you screened for our requirements and approved for the LMO could take as little as two weeks. We are finding that it usually takes up to two months for our candidates to get their personal business in order to make the transition to Canada.
Accommodations: You must have a Canadian residency to complete the LMO/work permit. We can assist you in finding accommodations, which is necessary to complete your work permit.
We are hiring truck drivers for the following positions:
Highway Hauling
Winch Truck Operators
Oilfield with Hourly Pay Structures
Super B Flat Decks and Hopper
Pneumatic Bulkers
Off-road Driving
Lease Operators
U.S. Routes
Western Canada Routes
Highway 2 Corridor Routes

We have all sorts of driving opportunities available; give us a call to see what is right for you and your family. Join the Hughson Trucking Team!

Please call Merv at 1-800-647-7995 or visit our website for more information and to down load the driver application.
Email your resume and the driver application to or fax it to us at 403-394-3337.
We will evaluate your qualifications and contact you within 1-2 business days. We are currently accepting applications from citizens of the United States of America seeking to live and work in Canada for immediate full-time employment in the Canadian trucking industry. There is no required investment.

Obtaining a temporary work status is often a stepping-stone towards a permanent job and eventual permanent residency status. A temporary work permit of two years helps Hughson Trucking as an employer and our employee’s short-term goal of filling our labor shortage. Permanent residency as a long-term goal will allow both Hughson Trucking Inc. and our LMO employees to benefit from extended reciprocation of skills and experience.

About Hughson Trucking:
Hughson Trucking Inc. (HTI) offers tailored transportation solutions to customers in primary and secondary industries. Whether HTI is delivering one shipment for our customer or providing an integrated project solution we will strive to maximize the delivery of our service while minimizing the impact on the environment, the lives of the public, our customers, and our staff.

We are a family owned business and employ a team of talented managers dedicated to servicing our customers’ transportation requirements. HTI has 25 years of experience providing transportation solutions for primary industries including: Oil and Gas, Mining, Logging, and Agriculture utilizing a fleet of 50+ tractors and 75+ trailers. We offer regular, over-dimensional and heavy haul transportation services as well as frac sand transportation solutions. HTI operates pneumatics, flat decks, tankers and hoppers of various configurations.

HTI hires skilled operators who are encouraged to share ideas to increase efficiency, decrease expenses and maximize our road safety. We see each load through from the administration and customs forms, knowledge of regulations to the safe delivery of your product. Our commitment to customer-focused service, safety and operational excellence provides us with a competitive edge in the marketplace.

HTI’s main terminal and storage facility is located in Milk River, AB. Located 20 km north of the Coutts/Sweetgrass border crossing, perfectly positioned to facilitate trans-border shipments north and south between Canada, USA and Mexico. HTI additionally has locations in Fort Nelson, British Columbia; Lethbridge, Alberta; Cut Bank, Montana.

Hughson Trucking Inc…Where Drivers Want To Work!

About Lethbridge, Alberta:
Lethbridge, a city of 87,800 people, is located in the southern part of Alberta, in Western Canada. Lethbridge sits on the doorstep of the Canadian Rockies and is only an hour away from the majestic Waterton Lakes National Park, two hours from Calgary and an hour from the U.S. border. It is bisected by the Oldman River, creating a green valley parkland with scenic coulees and miles of running and hiking trails. Warm westerly Chinook winds give Lethbridge some of the most moderate winters in Western Canada.
Lethbridge boasts two modern post-secondary institutions, a rarity for a community its size. Its smaller size, lower cost of living and higher quality of life make Lethbridge the community of choice for many.
There is opportunity here! Start a new adventure. Come and live in the sunniest part of Canada. We look forward to assisting you in relocating to soon!

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