Long Haul Truck Driver - 8143510 Canada Inc

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

Will train

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Address customers complaints or concerns
  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • 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
  • 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

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Drivers License (Class 1 or A)

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer