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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T6W3H1

Salary

$29.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Tasks

  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • 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
  • 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 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Basic security clearance
  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety vest

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Hardworking

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current level of study?

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Financial benefits

  • Gratuities

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Other benefits
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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