Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Nov 24, 2017 by Compass Transport Ltd.
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $.48 per mile
Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 5 Vacancies
Closing Date Dec 24, 2017
Compass Transport Ltd.
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
- Accident or incident reports
- Trip reports
- Trans-border documentation
- Maintenance and repair reports
- Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
- Driver logbook
- Bill of lading
1 year to less than 2 years
Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Perform preventive maintenance
- 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
- Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
- 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
- Driver's validity licence check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Drug test
- Criminal record check
- Valid passport
- Willing to travel cross-border
- Willing to travel for extended periods
- Willing to travel overnight
- Valid driver's licence
- Drive manual transmission vehicle
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Physically demanding
- Attention to detail
Type of Trucking and Equipment
- Tractor-trailer A train
- Tractor-trailer B train
- Team player
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.
3397 84 ST NE
Calgary, Alberta T1Y7H3
Dec 24, 2017
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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
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
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
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