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driver, truck


Source: Job Bank

Location

Elmira, ON
N3B2Z5

Salary

$56,160.00 annually

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • 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
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • 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 Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

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

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

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

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

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • 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?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage paid
  • Pension plan
  • Piece work

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site housing options
  • Other benefits
  • Parking available

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