Driver Trainer

Job Type:
Driver Trainer
Position Details:

XTL Transport Inc. is currently looking for a Driver Trainer on a permanent full time position for our Terminal at 75 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1P1

The ideal candidate will be someone who has a proven track record as Commercial Vehicle Truck Driver coupled with training/instructional skills to develop new recruits as well as existing drivers. The individual selected for this position will evaluate the driving skills of potential driver candidates. In addition, the Driver Trainer will conduct safety training according to XTL’s well-defined training program for drivers. Through follow-up and coaching, the Driver Trainer will be an advocate for the required professional behaviors and expectations set forth by XTL.

Shift Timing:

  • Monday to Friday – 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Log Auditing: Commence each day addressing E-Log conflicts, unidentified logs and uncertified logs. Take corrective action with drivers to prevent being in violation of the regulations. Document all training and corrective action.
  • Investigate Telematics data: Review all telematics data for at risk behavior. Take corrective action with drivers. Document all training and corrective action.
  • Circle Check & Driver Road Skill Testing: Prepare a planned route that tests all the skills and elements of safe driving and professional behavior. Provide coaching on any areas that need attention and have driver sign off.
  • Orientation & Mentor Program: Conduct new-hire safety & orientation training; including all safety and compliances policies and procedures, maintain and update the Driver Handbook and relevant safety & compliance sections, track training via AS400 and ensure certificate issuance, manage driver supplies/inventory and records of receipt, train mentors.
  • 30 / 60 / 90 + Annual Review Blitz Audits: Monitor drivers’ performance and provide coaching / corrective action Document progress at time of review, Conduct yard “blitz’s” to promote compliance awareness concerning: C-TPAT, Pre/Post Inspections/Log Book / 3-point hand hold. Elevate to management any performance that is not responding to coaching / corrective actions.
  • Prevention / Retention / Continuous Improvement: Participate in resolving system issues (PeopleNet / Mir2Mir / Speed Gauge). Participate in the development of training materials for new initiatives, equipment or regulations. Collaborate with other div. on methods to keep training fresh and relevant. Maintain & promote training schedule including “open classes” that are available to divers looking to refresh skills. Pro-actively inspect, road test and follow-up on all unseated trucks to ensure they are in proper order.
  • Participate in the monthly production of Driver Newsletter or bulletins, participate in Driver Safety meetings and proactive training initiatives. Participate in continuous improvement initiatives (quality, risk reduction, prevention). Coordinate with counter terminals in an effort to ensure driver handbooks are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Accidents: Prevention / Retention / Continuous Improvement: On call to assist in responding to accidents, participate (as required) during accident investigations.
Qualification / Skills:

Main Skills and Competencies:

  • Team player with an ability to take initiative and identify and/or recommend process/service improvements to management;
  • Sense of accountability and responsibility;
  • Ability to be flexible in adjusting to changing work priorities;
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate;
  • Ability to adhere to all corporate policies and act as an advocate concerning these policies;
  • Proven time management skills;
  • Ability to maximize a positive XTL work experience for drivers;


  • Minimum 5 years of commercial vehicle driving experience;
  • Be part of the mentor team
  • Valid AZ license;
  • Well versed in English both verbal and written
  • Strong knowledge of safety and compliance in transportation;
  • Proven ability to instruct/teach/facilitate in a classroom setting and deliver training programs;
  • Ability to work with technical tools such E-logs and compliance App’s
  • Ability to clearly demonstrate current knowledge in the following subjects:
  • Hours of Service / Fatigue prevention
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Defensive Driving
  • WHMIS/Health & Safety

Candidates must be willing to undergo security and reference verifications

XTL Offers:
  • Opportunity to join an established company, innovative and in full expansion
  • A competitive salary
  • Company benefits paid at 100%
  • Highly challenging responsibilities
  • Dynamic team and leadership,
  • Professional and friendly environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-site free parking
Etobicoke, Toronto
Start Date:
As soon as possible.
Please Contact:

For more informations, please contact Kamilia Baroudi,

We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified applicants will be contacted.