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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V4N1E9

Salary

$27.50 hourly

Additional Information

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

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • 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 brake adjustments
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 50 hours per week

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