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Long Haul Truck Driver Posted on Aug 07, 2018 by Little Rock Farm Trucking

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 60 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 12 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 06, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Little Rock Farm Trucking

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

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

Documentation Knowledge

  • Trip reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Bill of lading

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Additional Skills

Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • 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

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

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

Sitting

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • International
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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.

By e-mail:

safety@lrft.net

By phone:

800-447-2660 Ext. 133

In Person

2020 Centre Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E0B1

Advertised Until

Sep 06, 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).
Truck Drivers
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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Long-Haul Truck Drivers
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.

Learn More

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