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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3W2V6

Salary

$27.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Will train

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • 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
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • 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

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Other benefits

  • Other benefits

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