Driver Truck - Red Bird Transport Ltd.

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • 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 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

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Dump truck
  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination
  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer A train
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial

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
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available