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Gravel Truck Driver Posted on Nov 29, 2017 by The Yardmaster Ltd.

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 27, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

The Yardmaster Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

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

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Professionalism in customer service

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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)

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer A train
  • Dump truck

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

1A - 721072 RR 53
Grande Prairie County #1, Alberta T8X0N5

In Person

1A - 721072 RR 53
Grande Prairie County #1, Alberta T8X0N5

Advertised Until

Dec 27, 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 Gravel 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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