Long Haul Truck Driver - Canadian Prairie Transport Inc

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

Will train

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Work setting

  • Various locations

Responsibilities

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
  • 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 Brakes Endorsement
  • Drivers License (Class 1 or A)

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
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Dry bulk
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • Straight truck (4600kg+ or 10000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Drivers validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • 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

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

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits