Transport Truck Driver

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 283760410
  • Posted Date: Jun 5, 2024
  • Closing Date: Jul 21, 2024
  • Company: Dream Big Transportation
  • Category: Transportation & Logistics
  • Business Location:959 Gana Court, Mississauga, Ontario L5S 1N9
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Job Details

  • Experience: Not required
  • Opening Positions: 10
  • Remuneration: $28.50 per hour / 35 hours per week
  • Commencement Date: As soon as possible
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
  • How to apply: email to [email protected]

Job Description

Tasks

  • Calculate the cost of truck repairs and new parts if needed
  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices, to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions
  • Address customers’ complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • 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
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • 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

Security and safety

  • Valid passport

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

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

Benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Parking available