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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T6T1R6

Salary

$28.85 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Will train

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 50 hours per week

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