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transport driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

North York, ON, M3J2J2

Salary

$24.50 hourly

Additional Information

Work Setting

  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • 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
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • 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

  • Dry bulk
  • Flatbed
  • Logging, highway
  • Logging, off-highway
  • 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
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • 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 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal Suitability

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

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