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Job Details

Gravel Truck Driver

Employer

Alberta Paving Ltd

Date Posted

September 16, 2022

Languages

English or French
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 30, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta Paving Ltd

Languages

English or French

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work setting

  • Remote location
  • Room and board provided
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Dump truck
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Transportation/travel experience

  • Local
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Gravel Truck Driver 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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