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long haul driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Abbotsford, BC
V2T0G4

Salary

$28.50 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • 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
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Concrete mixing
  • Dry bulk

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

Specialization or experience

  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Repetitive tasks

Weight handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Parking available

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