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truck driver, heavy truck


Source: Job Bank

Location

Beamsville, ON
L0R1B4

Salary

$30.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

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