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truck driver, truck-trailer


Source: Job Bank

Location

London, ON
N5X0K5

Salary

$22.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Room and board provided
  • Various locations

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
  • 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
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • CPR Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • First Aid Certificate

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination
  • Logging, off-highway
  • Refrigerated
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Tow truck
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer A train

Communication systems experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector
  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Tools
  • Safety vest

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • 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?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Commission
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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