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Truck Driver, Heavy Truck Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by Loadstar Dispatchers (1963) Ltd

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 to $34.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 10, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Loadstar Dispatchers (1963) Ltd

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Boom Truck Crane Operator Trade Certification

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Hoists or winches

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Instruct apprentices
  • Clean and lubricate cranes
  • Assemble tower cranes on site

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Waterways
  • Railway company/yard
  • Logging sites
  • Docksides
  • Industrial plant

Type of Cranes

  • Hydraulic or telescoping boom
  • Dragline

Specific Skills

  • Operate mobile and tower cranes to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials
  • Operate cranes equipped with dredging attachments to dredge waterways and other areas
  • Operate bridge or overhead cranes to lift, move and place plant machinery and materials
  • Perform pre-operational inspection, and calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sitting

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability

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:

hiring@loadstar.ca

By Mail

7331-34 STREET
EDMONTON, Alberta T6B2W6

Advertised Until

May 10, 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 Truck Driver, Heavy Truck 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.

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