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truck operator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Puslinch, ON
N0B2J0

Salary

$27.05 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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
  • 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 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)
  • S-100 basic fire suppression and safety training
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Skid Control Training
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 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
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Transportation/travel experience

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

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • 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 for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

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?

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Night shift premium

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