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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

West St. Paul, MB
R4A3A6

Salary

$25.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Tasks

  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices, to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Communication systems experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Hardworking
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week

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