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Driver, Truck Posted on Nov 27, 2017 by Canada Cartage System

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $29.00 to $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 31, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Canada Cartage System

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • AZ class license

Documentation Knowledge

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills

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

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Load and unload goods
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • 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

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Flatbed
  • Logging, off-highway

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-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 Mail

4700 102 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2C2X8

Advertised Until

Dec 31, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Driver, Truck is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Long-Haul Truck Drivers
NOC code: 7411.1
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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