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truck-trailer driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Milton, ON
L9T2X7

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • 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 a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Financial benefits

  • Commission

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition

Support for youths

  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth

Support for Veterans

  • Supports Veterans in translating their military skills and experience into the language of the civilian job market

Support for Indigenous people

  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations

Support for mature workers

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination

Supports for visible minorities

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)

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