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Flatbed Truck Driver Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by TransX Group of Companies

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $75,000.00 to $80,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 28, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

TransX Group of Companies

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Trip reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • 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)
  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large workload

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional
  • National
  • International
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-haul
  • Long-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 e-mail:

careers@deckx.com

Online:

http://www.transx.com

By phone:

877-558-9444

By Mail

19121-118A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5S2J7

In Person

19121-118A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5S2J7

Advertised Until

Dec 28, 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 Flatbed Truck Driver 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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