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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T5T4T5

Salary

$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • 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
  • 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 

  • 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)
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed

Communication systems experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul
  • Short-haul

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required
  • Repetitive tasks

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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