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truck driver, truck-trailer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Hamilton, ON
L8E3N4

Salary

$25.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset
  • or equivalent experience

Tasks

  • 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
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

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
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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