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Job Details

Long Haul Tractor-Trailer Driver

Employer

Preferred Carriers Inc

Date Posted

May 04, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $28.50 hourly + $.50 commission per mile
  • Work Hours 69 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 03, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Preferred Carriers Inc

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • AZ class license
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Driver logbook
  • Bill of lading

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills

  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Load and unload goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • 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 Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting

Work Location Information

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • National
  • International
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Long-haul

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Mileage paid

Long term benefits

Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

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:

skif@preferredcarriers.com

By phone:

780-202-6004 Business Hours: 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

In Person:

384 Saskatchewan Avenue
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X0G6
Between 08:00 AM and 01:00 PM

Advertised Until

Jun 03, 2022

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 & Abilities
The Long Haul Tractor-Trailer 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

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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

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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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