Volunteer Experience · Work Experience · Work & Career

Overview

Salary: $26.50 / hour

Employment conditions:
On call, Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night, Flexible hours

Job requirements
Languages
English

On the road job
Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Education
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

or equivalent experience

 

Experience
1 to less than 7 months

Weight handling
Up to 9 kg (20 lbs), Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs), Up to 23 kg (50 lbs), Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment
Cellular phone, Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability
Flexibility, Organized, Reliability, Team player

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
AZ class license

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer

Transportation/travel experience
International, Local, Long-haul, National, Provincial/territorial, Regional, Short-haul

Communication systems experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Screening questions
Are you available for the advertised start date?

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Documentation Knowledge
Bill of lading, Driver logbook, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Tasks
Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Drive lighter, special purpose trucks, 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 emergency roadside repairs, Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, Transport and handle dangerous goods

Security and safety
Valid passport

Transportation/travel information
Valid driver’s licence, Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel internationally, Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities
Attention to detail, Repetitive tasks, Sitting