Tractor-trailer Driver, Long Haul

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 167219960
  • Open Date: November 24, 2021
  • Close Date: February 1, 2022
  • Organization: Awake Transport Ltd.
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Executive Estates, Alberta, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 5
  • Compensation: $27.78 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to atltransport17@gmail.com or by mail
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:

Transport and handle dangerous goods;
Perform preventive maintenance;
Perform emergency roadside repairs;
Perform brake adjustments;
Load and unload goods;
Drive lighter, special purpose trucks;
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;
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
Citizens band (CB) radio

Apitional Skills

Apress customers’ complaints or concerns
Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
Professionalism in customer service
Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Security and Safety

Driver’s validity licence check
Driving record check (abstract)
Medical exam
Drug test
Criminal record check
Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

Tools
Steel-toed safety boots
Hard hat
Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel cross-border
Willing to travel for extended periods
Willing to travel overnight
Valid driver’s licence
Drive manual transmission vehicle
Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Sitting

Work Location Information

Remote location
Various locations
Relocation costs covered by employer

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer
Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
Flatbed
Tractor-trailer B train
Extended length tractor-trailer combination

Transportation/Travel Experience

Regional
National
Local
International
Provincial/territorial
Short-haul
Long-haul

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Judgement
Reliability
Organized

Benefits

Group Insurance Benefits

Professional Certification Requirements

Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)
Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
Air Brakes Endorsement

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