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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3V3Y5

Salary

$27.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 50 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • 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 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

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

  • Logging, highway
  • Refrigerated
  • 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

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record 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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

  • Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • Other benefits

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