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Job Details

Long Haul Truck Driver

Posted on Oct 29, 2020 by TRANSVILLE TRANSPORT LTD.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 10  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 08, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

TRANSVILLE TRANSPORT LTD.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • AZ class license
  • 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)
  • Driver logbook
  • Bill of lading

Experience

No experience

Communication Systems Experience

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

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • 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

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • International
  • Long-haul

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.

Advertised Until

Dec 08, 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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