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truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB, T5W4P5

Salary

$28.85 hourly

Additional Information

Work Setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • 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 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

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Dump truck
  • Flatbed
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Communication Systems Experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability

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