Tractor-trailer Driver Long Haul - David Brown United

Date Posted: Sep 11, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Various locations

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • 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 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

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Drivers License (Class 1 or A)
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Experience and specialization

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip en-route post-trip)
  • 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
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

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

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Mileage paid
  • Piece work

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)