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driver, truck


Source: Job Bank

Location

Vernon, BC
V1B3M1

Salary

$29.91 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 55 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • 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 experience

  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • 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

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

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