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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Winnipeg, MB
R2P1W4

Salary

$25.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)

Documentation knowledge

  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Dry bulk
  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Communication systems experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Tools

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Parking available

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