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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3S7Y7

Salary

$27.75 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

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
  • 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 

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

  • Driver logbook

Type of trucking and equipment

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Local
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Overtime required
  • Sitting

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Workplace information

  • On the road job
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 50 to 60 hours per week

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