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truck driver


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About this opportunity

Salary

$29.00 hourly

Location

Edmonton, AB

Education, Skills and Experience

Documentation Knowledge

  • Bill of lading

Communication Systems Experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Perform emergency roadside repairs

  • Pay and receive payments for goods

  • Perform brake adjustments

  • Load and unload goods

  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks

  • 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

  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations

  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes

  • 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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks

  • Handling heavy loads

  • Physically demanding

  • Attention to detail

  • Sitting

  • Large workload

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility

  • Team player

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Excellent written communication

  • Judgement

  • Reliability

  • Organized

Application close date

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