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Job Details

Long Haul Truck Driver

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 by Star Alberta Transport Corporation

  • Location Wildcat, AB
  • Earnings $.45 per mile
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 06, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Star Alberta Transport Corporation

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

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

Experience

No experience

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

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

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • 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
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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)
  • Basic security clearance
  • Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Remote location
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer B train
  • Refrigerated
  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional
  • National
  • Local
  • International
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-haul
  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

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

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:

dispatch@staralbertatransport.com

By phone:

403-689-9785 Business Hours: 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

In Person:

233090 Range Road 282
Rocky View, Alberta T1X0H2
Between 01:00 PM and 04:00 PM

By Mail:

233090 Range Road 282
Rocky View, Alberta T1X0H2

Advertised Until

Oct 06, 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 Long Haul 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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