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Truck Driver, Dangerous Goods Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by 6570976 Canada Inc

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $99,900.00 to $120,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 70 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 22, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

6570976 Canada Inc

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) Certificate
  • AZ class license
  • Bear awareness Certification
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Trip reports
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Bill of lading

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Communication Systems Experience

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

Additional Skills

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

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • 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
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer B train
  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • 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

Dec 22, 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 Truck Driver, Dangerous Goods 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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