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Job Details

Dangerous Goods Truck Driver

Posted on Nov 17, 2020 by DINESH KUMAR

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 26, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

DINESH KUMAR

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

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

Documentation Knowledge

  • Trip reports
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Bill of lading

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Load and unload 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

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Overtime required

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Liquid bulk

Transportation/Travel Experience

Provincial/territorial

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

dineshkumartrucking@hotmail.com

By phone:

780-977-9887 Business Hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Advertised Until

Dec 26, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Dangerous Goods Truck Driver is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Long-Haul Truck Drivers
METHODICAL

Interest in copying to record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log books or on on-board computers, and to obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes; and in performing pre-trip inspections of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, and cold storage

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving straight and articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; may drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, and may transport hazardous products and dangerous goods

directive

Interest in speaking to communicate with dispatchers and other drivers using citizens' band (CB) radios, cellular telephones and on-board computers; and in overseeing all aspects and functions of vehicle such as condition of equipment, loading and unloading, and safety and security of cargo

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Line-Haul and Local Truck Drivers
METHODICAL

Interest in copying to record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log books; and to perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, and cold storage

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving straight trucks to transport goods and materials; may drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, and may transport hazardous products and dangerous goods

directive

Interest in speaking with others to oversee all aspects of vehicles such as condition of equipment, loading and unloading, and safety and security of cargo, as well as to communicate with dispatchers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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