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Job Details

Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Mar 11, 2018 by Gilbert Trucking LTD

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 11, 2018
Job Requirements


Gilbert Trucking LTD




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

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

Documentation Knowledge

  • Trip reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Driver logbook
  • Bill of lading


3 years to less than 5 years

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • 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)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Experience


Personal Suitability

Excellent oral communication

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.

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Advertised Until

Apr 11, 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.

Interest Codes
The Long Haul Truck Driver is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Long-Haul Truck Drivers

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

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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