Truck Driver, Long Haul

$28.00 - $42.00 hourly
  • 1584243 Alberta Ltd
  • Various locations
  • Apr 04, 2018
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Languages English

Education Secondary (high) school graduation certificate 

Experience Experience an asset

Own Tools/Equipment Cellular phone

Security and Safety Medical exam, Driver's validity licence check, Driving record check (abstract), Drug test, Criminal record check, Basic security clearance 

Transportation/Travel Information Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel overnight, Valid driver's licence

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

Work Location Information Various locations

Personal Suitability Effective interpersonal skills, Excellent written communication, Reliability, Judgement, Organized, Excellent oral communication, Flexibility Additional Skills Professionalism in customer service, Address customers' complaints or concerns Communication Systems Experience Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Citizens band (CB) radio, Trip recorder (on-board computer) Documentation Knowledge Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Trip reports, Maintenance and repair reports, Accident or incident reports, Dangerous goods occurrence reports, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Specific Skills

Load and unload goods, Transport and handle dangerous goods, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Perform emergency roadside repairs, Pay and receive payments for goods, Perform brake adjustments, Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Perform preventive maintenance, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes, Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy Transportation/Travel Experience Provincial/territorial, National, Regional, Long-haul Weight Handling Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) Air Brake (Z) Endorsement, Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

$28.00/Hour for 40- 60 Hours/Week