Job Detail

Truck Driver Long Haul - METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT LTD.

Date Posted: Jun 15, 2021

Job Detail


Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates licences memberships courses etc.)

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate; Drivers License (Class 1 or A); Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Specific Skills
Transport and handle dangerous goods; Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires lights brakes cold storage and other equipment; Arrange travel related itineraries and make reservations; Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes; Record cargo information hours of service distance travelled and fuel consumption; Perform pre-trip en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Trans-border documentation; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip en-route post-trip); Dangerous goods occurrence reports; Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Trip recorder (on-board computer); Citizens band (CB) radio
Additional Skills
Address customers complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service; Mountain driving expertise
Weight Handling
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel cross-border; Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid drivers licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle; Travel expenses paid by employer; Willing to travel internationally
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload; Overtime required
Work Location Information
Room and board provided; Remote location; Various locations; Willing to relocate; Relocation costs covered by employer
Type of Trucking and Equipment
Flatbed; Tractor-trailer B train
Transportation/Travel Experience
Regional; National; Local; International; Provincial/territorial; Long-haul
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

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