Short Haul Truck Driver

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 132979814
  • Open Date: January 12, 2022
  • Close Date: March 10, 2022
  • Organization: TRANSPORT BOURASSA INC.
  • Sector: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: 7 months - 1 year
  • Job Vacancies: 5
  • Compensation: $50,000 annually
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to [email protected]
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:
Load and unload goods
Receive and relay information to central dispatch
Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
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
Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
Dangerous goods occurrence reports
Driver logbook

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

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

Weight Handling
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer
Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience
Regional
Local
Provincial/territorial
Short-haul

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

Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
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
Willing to travel internationally

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

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Judgement
Reliability
Organized
Professional Certification Requirements
Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)
Employee Benefits Package
Medical Benefits
Disability Benefits
Dental Benefits
Group Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance Benefits
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