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truck driver, long haul


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T5Y0G6

Salary

$29.00 hourly

Additional Information

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

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Tasks

  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Dry bulk
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • 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

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

Security and safety

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

  • 1 to less than 7 months

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Parking available

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