Long Haul Truck Driver
MGX Trans Ltd. has an immediate opening for an experienced long-haul truck driver at our location in Brampton, Ontario.
Terms of employment: Permanent Full-time (35-40 hours a week)
Salary: $25.50 to $28.50 per hour
Operate and drive primarily tractor-trailers, long-combination vehicles, and straight-body trucks weighing over 4500 kg to transport goods and materials over long distances
Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods
Perform pre-trip, en route, and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment, and accessories such as tires, lights and turn signals, brakes, and cold storage
Ensure cargo is secured properly following safety requirements and follow safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods
Record cargo information, hours of service, distance traveled, and fuel consumption
Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain log books
Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers, and customers using communication devices and on-board computers
May perform emergency roadside repairs
May drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
May transport hazardous products or dangerous goods.
Completion of secondary school is usually required.
On-the-job training is provided.
Completion of an accredited driver training course of up to three months, through a vocational school or community college, may be required.
A Class 1 or A licence is required to drive long combination vehicles.
Air brake endorsement (Z) is required for drivers who operate vehicles equipped with air brakes.
Clean driving record with no accidents or violations.
Proven experience as a long-haul truck driver – Strong knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance – Ability to operate forklifts or other freight-handling equipment – Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines – Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Contact: 7 Hood Crescent, Brampton, ON L6Y 4S6
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