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Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Oct 24, 2017 by RAJA RAM LTD.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 23, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

RAJA RAM LTD.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Documentation Knowledge

  • 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

Experience

Experience an asset

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Owner-operator business skills
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Mountain driving expertise

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • 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
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • National
  • Local
  • 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:

raja_ramltd@hotmail.com

By phone:

780-395-9532

In Person

3037 16A AVE NW
EDMONTON, Alberta T6T0P8

Advertised Until

Dec 23, 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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