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truck driver, long haul


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3S0A3

Salary

$29.00 hourly

Additional Information

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

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • 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 brake adjustments
  • 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
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)

Documentation knowledge

  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • 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

  • Experience an asset

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for youths

  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Veterans

  • Supports Veterans in translating their military skills and experience into the language of the civilian job market
  • Offers flexible onboarding options to allow Veterans to gradually adapt to the civilian workplace (for example: gradually increasing hours and responsibilities, etc.)

Support for Indigenous people

  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

  • Provides workspace accommodations, such as age-appropriate ergonomic considerations, to meet the physical needs of mature workers (for example: adjustable desks and chairs, accessible parking, etc.)
  • Offers resources to help mature workers plan their retirement (for example: financial planning, access to pension and benefits, lifestyle adjustments, etc.)

Supports for visible minorities

  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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