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Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Oct 26, 2017 by ABS Trucking Ltd

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 27, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

ABS Trucking Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

Not required

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

Experience an asset

Communication Systems Experience

Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • 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
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Large workload

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • 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.

In Person

6030 , 125 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5W5J6

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 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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