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Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Duchcherer Trucking

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $2,000.00 weekly
  • Work Hours 80 to 100 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Duchcherer Trucking

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

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

1 year to less than 2 years

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Load and unload goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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)
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Basic security clearance
  • Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Flatbed

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • International
  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral 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.

Advertised Until

Feb 04, 2018

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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