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truck driver, long haul


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3R3Z1

Salary

$28.85 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Regional

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Sitting

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

  • Will train

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

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