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Job Details

Driver, Logging Truck

Employer

FTEN 2017 Ltd.

Date Posted

July 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $38.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 50 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 18, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

FTEN 2017 Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Setting

  • Remote location
  • Room and board provided
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Logging, highway
  • Logging, off-highway
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Communication Systems Experience

Citizens band (CB) radio

Transportation/Travel Experience

Regional

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

Experience an asset

Screening questions

Are you willing to relocate for this position?


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Driver, Logging Truck is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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