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truck driver, heavy truck

Posted on March 01, 2017 by Employer Details PK Construction Ltd.

Job Details

  • Location Kentville, NS
  • Salary $15.00 to $17.00 hourly for 32 to 50 hours per week
  • Vacancy
  • Terms of employment Permanent   Full time
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Job no. 600397
  • Source  Job Bank

Job requirements




No degree, certificate or diploma

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

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate; First Aid Certificate; Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation Knowledge

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


2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

Address customers' complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service

Specific Skills

Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Pay and receive payments for goods; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; 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

Driver's validity licence check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots; Cellular phone

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks; Attention to detail

Type of Trucking and Equipment

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

Transportation/Travel Experience


Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Reliability; Organized

How to Apply

By e-mail:

By fax:

(902) 678-5366

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