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Truck Driver Posted on Jul 05, 2018 by Rockhard Contractors Inc.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 29, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Rockhard Contractors Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • 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)
  • Driver logbook

Experience

5 years or more

Communication Systems Experience

Citizens band (CB) radio

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Load and unload goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Tractor-trailer
  • Flatbed
  • Dump truck

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Short-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.

Advertised Until

Aug 29, 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 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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