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Government of Canada
YDGYouth Digital Gateway

transport driver


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Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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About this opportunity

Salary

$22.50 hourly

Location

Bedford, NS

Education, Skills and Experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • AZ class license

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports

  • Trip reports

  • Trans-border documentation

  • Maintenance and repair reports

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

  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports

  • Driver logbook

  • Bill of lading

Communication Systems Experience

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

  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns

  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques

  • Professionalism in customer service

  • Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Perform emergency roadside repairs

  • Perform brake adjustments

  • Load and unload goods

  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch

  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials

  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment

  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations

  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

  • Driving record check (abstract)

  • Drug test

  • Criminal record check

  • Basic security clearance

  • Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border

  • Willing to travel for extended periods

  • Willing to travel overnight

  • Valid driver's licence

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

  • Travel expenses paid by employer

  • Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks

  • Handling heavy loads

  • Physically demanding

  • Attention to detail

  • Sitting

  • Large workload

  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Room and board provided

  • Remote location

  • Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer

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

  • Flatbed

  • Tractor-trailer A train

  • Tractor-trailer B train

  • Refrigerated

  • Liquid bulk

  • Dry bulk

  • Logging, highway

  • Logging, off-highway

  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional

  • National

  • Local

  • International

  • Provincial/territorial

  • Short-haul

  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility

  • Team player

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Excellent written communication

  • Judgement

  • Reliability

  • Organized

Application close date

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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