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Job Details

Truck Driver, Heavy Truck

Employer

P Heald Transport LTD

Date Posted

November 15, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Fort Macleod, AB
  • Earnings $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 60 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 15, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

P Heald Transport LTD

Languages

English

Education

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

Work setting

  • Remote location
  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Load and unload goods
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Bear awareness Certification
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Working at heights training
  • CPR Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

Tractor-trailer

Equipment and machinery experience

Pneumatic system

Transportation/travel experience

  • International
  • Provincial/territorial

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Workplace information

On the road job


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Truck Driver, Heavy Truck 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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