Driver, Heavy Truck

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 197145910
  • Open Date: November 24, 2021
  • Close Date: January 17, 2022
  • Organization: Capitol Steel Corportion
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:1355 Saskatchewan Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3K4
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Job Details
  • Experience: 1 year - 2 years
  • Job Vacancies: 10
  • Compensation: $21.00 to $28.00 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to careers@capitolsteel.ca
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:

Transport and handle dangerous goods;
Perform preventive maintenance;
Pay and receive payments for 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

Trip reports
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
Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Apitional Skills

Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Security and Safety

Driver’s validity licence check
Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver’s licence
Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Large workload
Overtime required

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer
Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

Personal Suitability

Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Reliability
Organized

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