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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Brampton, ON
L6T5R4

Salary

$28.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Various locations

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
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • 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
  • 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 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) Certificate
  • 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

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Tools
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

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