Truck Driver

Job requirements
Languages
English

Education
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience
1 to less than 7 months

Own Tools/Equipment
Cellular phone

Security and Safety
Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract)

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Sitting

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Reliability, Team player, Excellent oral communication

Documentation Knowledge
Driver logbook

Specific Skills
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, Load and unload goods, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Transport and handle dangerous goods, 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

Transportation/Travel Experience
National, International

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Flatbed, Refrigerated, Tractor-trailer

Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs), Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Air Brakes Endorsement, Driver’s License (Class 1 or A), Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate

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