Long Haul Truck Driver

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 616177837
  • Open Date: October 1, 2021
  • Close Date: December 12, 2021
  • Organization: Maple Eagle Freight Systems Inc.
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Delta, British Columbia, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 6
  • Compensation: $25.50 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to admin@mefsinc.com or by mail
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:

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;
Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations;
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
Trans-border documentation
Maintenance and repair reports
Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
Driver logbook
Bill of lading

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
Citizens band (CB) radio

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Security and Safety

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

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

Handling heavy loads
Attention to detail
Sitting
Overtime required

Work Location Information

Various locations
Willing to relocate

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer
Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
Refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Experience

National
Provincial/territorial
Long-haul

Personal Suitability

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

Professional Certification Requirements

Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)
Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

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