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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T3N0R2

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

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 pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

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

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Experience

  • Will train

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