Truck Driver, Long Haul

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 437837962
  • Open Date: January 13, 2022
  • Close Date: March 26, 2022
  • Organization: 1584243 Ab Ltd
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 8
  • Compensation: $28.50 per hour + $.45 commission per kilometre
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to [email protected]
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:
Transport and handle dangerous goods
Perform preventive maintenance
Perform emergency roadside repairs
Pay and receive payments for goods
Perform brake adjustments
Load and unload goods
Receive and relay information to central dispatch
Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports
Trip reports
Maintenance and repair reports
Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
Dangerous goods occurrence reports
Driver logbook
Bill of lading

Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
Trip recorder (on-board computer)
Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills
Address customers’ complaints or concerns
Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Transportation/Travel Experience
Regional
National
Provincial/territorial
Long-haul

Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check
Driving record check (abstract)
Medical exam
Drug test
Criminal record check
Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment
Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel cross-border
Willing to travel for extended periods
Willing to travel overnight
Valid driver’s licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Sitting
Large workload
Overtime required

Work Location Information
Various locations
Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Judgement
Reliability
Organized
Professional Certification Requirements
Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)
Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
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