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Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Sep 26, 2017 by LGS TRANSPORT INC

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.90 hourly
  • Work Hours 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

LGS TRANSPORT INC

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) 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

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • 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
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • 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.

In Person

3504 20TH STREET
Edmonton, Alberta T6T1Y2

Advertised Until

Dec 21, 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 Long Haul 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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