Full Time Permanent

Truck Driver – Mississauga, ON

Posted 7 months ago
6033 Shawson Drive, Mississauga, ON L5T 1H8
$24.50 per hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • AZ class license
  • Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Tractor-trailer

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Regional
  • Short-haul

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • 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

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

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

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Disability benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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, Older workers, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

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