Full Time Permanent

Long Haul Truck Driver – Canada

Posted 11 months ago
Canada
$27 per hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

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 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

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record 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

  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.
How to apply

By email

planetexpresst@yahoo.ca

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter