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long haul driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Burlington, ON, L7L5Z7

Salary

$26.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • AZ class license

Documentation Knowledge

  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer A train
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Security and Safety

  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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