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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Brampton, ON
L6T1A7

Salary

$27.10 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Tasks

  • Calculate fixed assets and depreciation
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • 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
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • DZ class license
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

  • 7 months to less than 1 year

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees

Support for youths

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youths
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youths
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youths

Support for Veterans

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Veterans
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Veterans
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for Veterans
  • Recruits Veterans and other candidates with military experience through targeted hiring initiatives (for example: job fairs, outreach programs etc.)
  • Assists with immediate transition needs of Veterans (for example: relocation, housing, etc.)
  • Offers workshops, counselling services or other resources to help Veterans navigate their transition into the civilian workforce (for example: adapting to different organizational structures)

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports mature workers
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers
  • Offers phased retirement options that allow mature workers to gradually reduce their workload (for example: flexible or reduced work hours, part time employment, project-based or seasonal work, etc.)

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees

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