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driver, truck


Source: Job Bank

Location

West Vancouver, BC
V7T1B9

Salary

$28.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)

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

  • Stone slinger
  • Concrete mixing
  • Dry bulk
  • Dump truck
  • Logging, off-highway
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

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

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

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