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local truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Alliston, ON
L9R1V4

Salary

$28.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 70 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Tasks

  • 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
  • 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

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Regional
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • 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?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

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