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Job Details

Long Haul Truck Driver

Employer

Maple Trucking Ltd.

Date Posted

May 14, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $29.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 13, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Maple Trucking Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work setting

Various locations

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

Citizens band (CB) radio

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Long-haul
  • National

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

Hard hat

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)
  • Supports social and labour market integration of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: facilitating access to community resources, language training, skills training, etc.)
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Long Haul 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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