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truck driver, long haul


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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

$26.00 hourly

Location

Edmonton, AB

Education, Skills and Experience

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports

  • Trip reports

  • Trans-border documentation

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

  • Driver logbook

Communication Systems Experience

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

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Perform brake adjustments

  • 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

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy

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

  • 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)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border

  • Willing to travel overnight

  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Sitting

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer

  • Flatbed

  • Refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • National

  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility

  • Team player

  • Judgement

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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