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long haul truck driver


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC, V3V1T1

Salary

$27.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

Work Setting

  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)

Documentation Knowledge

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

Communication Systems Experience

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

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Long-haul

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required
  • Sitting

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability

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

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