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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Winnipeg, MB
R2P1Y7

Salary

$25.00 to $27.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

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

Work setting

  • Various locations

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
  • 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 

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

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

  • Dry bulk
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • 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

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Tools

Personal suitability

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

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Other benefits

  • Other benefits

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)

Support for youths

  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth

Support for mature workers

  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers

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