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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3W2R1

Salary

$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • 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
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Documentation knowledge

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

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
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Personal suitability

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

Experience

  • Will train
  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 hours per week

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