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Truck Driver, Freight Posted on Dec 07, 2017 by Grimshaw Trucking

  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $28.67 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Grimshaw Trucking

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)
  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

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

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • 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)
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Local
  • Short-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • 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:

hr@gtlp.ca

Online:

http://www.grimshaw-trucking.com

By phone:

780-743-3351

By Mail

125 MacDonald Cres
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H4B3

In Person

11510 151 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5M3N6

Advertised Until

Dec 21, 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, Freight 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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