Long Haul Truck Driver

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 149986176
  • Posted Date: Nov 24, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jan 24, 2023
  • Company: 1189098 Alberta Ltd
  • Category: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
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Job Details

  • Experience: 1 month - 7 months
  • Opening Positions: 4
  • Remuneration: $26.00 to $28.00 per hour
  • Commencement Date: As soon as possible
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
  • How to apply: email to [email protected]

Job Description

Job Duties and Tasks:

Tasks

  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Additional information

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required
  • Repetitive tasks

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

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