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Job Details

Truck Driver

Employer

Gravity Logistics Ltd.

Date Posted

July 10, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Sep 08, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Gravity Logistics Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

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

Work Setting

  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Load and unload goods
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

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

  • Flatbed
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication Systems Experience

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

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

Security and Safety

  • Valid passport
  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The 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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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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