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driver, truck


Source: Job Bank

Location

Etobicoke, ON
M8Z5Y2

Salary

$24.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • 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
  • 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 

  • DZ class license
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

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
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence 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 overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Reliability

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

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