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truck operator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Guelph, ON
N1H1B6

Salary

$27.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English or French
  • Hours: 35 to 44 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate

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
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • 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

  • Flatbed
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • National
  • 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
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • 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 legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer

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