Long Haul Truck Driver

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 575241799
  • Open Date: November 25, 2021
  • Close Date: February 12, 2022
  • Organization: SHARP LIGHT LOGISTICS INC
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 5
  • Compensation: $25.00 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to info@sharplightlogistics.com
  • 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;
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;
Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations;
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
Trans-border documentation
Maintenance and repair reports
Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
Driver logbook
Bill of lading

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel cross-border
Willing to travel for extended periods
Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Sitting
Overtime required

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer

Personal Suitability

Team player
Reliability
Organized

Professional Certification Requirements

AZ class license

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