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Truck Driver Posted on Oct 31, 2017 by Higginbotham Trucking Ltd.

  • Location Pincher Creek, AB
  • Earnings $60,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 25, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Higginbotham Trucking Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Mountain driving expertise

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • 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
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Valid passport

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional
  • National
  • International
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Long-haul

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • 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 25, 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 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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