Driver Long Haul - Bison Transport Inc

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Various locations

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Load and unload goods
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform pre-trip en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Record cargo information hours of service distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Drivers License (Class 1 or A)
  • FAST (Free and Secure Trade) Program
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Regional
  • Short-haul

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Drivers validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid