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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Upper Hammonds Plains, NS
B4B0J3

Salary

$16.35 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Tasks

  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • 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 emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)

Documentation knowledge

  • Driver logbook

Communication systems experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • National
  • Regional
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Sitting

Personal suitability

  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 hours per week

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