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Truck Driver, Tractor-Trailer Posted on Apr 16, 2018 by Knight Distributors Inc.

  • Location Duagh, AB
  • Earnings $40,000.00 to $43,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 36 to 36 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 30, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Knight Distributors Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Extended Trailer Combination Permit or Endorsement
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • AZ class license

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

Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • 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

Own Tools/Equipment

Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

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 Mail

21-26004 TWP RD 544
Sturgeon County, Alberta T8T0B6

Advertised Until

Apr 30, 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, Tractor-Trailer 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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