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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Abbotsford, BC
V2T3W2

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

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Stone slinger
  • Concrete mixing
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

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)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Tools
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Hardworking

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Team building opportunities

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