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truck driver, long haul Verified

Posted on April 16, 2022 by Employer details METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT LTD.

Job details

Education: No degree, certificate or diploma. Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate. 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). Dangerous goods occurrence reports. Driver logbook. Bill of lading. Experience: No experience. Communication Systems Experience: Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment. Trip recorder (on-board computer). Citizens band (CB) radio. Additional Skills: Address customers' complaints or concerns. Professionalism in customer service. Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs). Specific Skills: Transport and handle dangerous goods. Perform preventive maintenance. Perform emergency roadside repairs. Pay and receive payments for goods. Perform brake adjustments. Load and unload goods. Drive lighter, special purpose trucks. 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. Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy. Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment. Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations. 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: Bondable. Driver's validity licence check. Driving record check (abstract). Medical exam. Drug test. Criminal record check. Basic security clearance. Valid passport. Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots. Hard hat. Cellular phone. 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. Travel expenses paid by employer. Willing to travel internationally. Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks. Handling heavy loads. Physically demanding. Attention to detail. Sitting. Large workload. Overtime required. Work Location Information: Staff accommodation provided. Room and board provided. Willing to relocate. Relocation costs covered by employer. Type of Trucking and Equipment: Tractor-trailer. Flatbed. Tractor-trailer B train. Transportation/Travel Experience: Regional. National. Local. International. Provincial/territorial. Short-haul. Long-haul. Personal Suitability: Effective interpersonal skills. Flexibility. Team player. Excellent oral communication. Excellent written communication. Judgement. Reliability. Organized.
  • LocationWinnipeg, MB
  • Salary$$30.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 70 hours per week
    Minimum wage is guaranteed
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2020068

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate; Air Brake (Z) Endorsement; Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks); Air Brakes Endorsement

Experience

No experience

Specific Skills
Transport and handle dangerous goods; Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Pay and receive payments for goods; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Drive lighter, special purpose trucks; 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; Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations; 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
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Trans-border documentation; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Dangerous goods occurrence reports; Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Trip recorder (on-board computer); Citizens band (CB) radio
Additional Skills
Address customers' complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Security and Safety
Bondable; Driver's validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Medical exam; Drug test; Criminal record check; Basic security clearance; Valid passport
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots; Hard hat; Cellular phone
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; Travel expenses paid by employer; Willing to travel internationally
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload; Overtime required
Work Location Information
Staff accommodation provided; Room and board provided; Willing to relocate; Relocation costs covered by employer
Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer; Flatbed; Tractor-trailer B train
Transportation/Travel Experience
Regional; National; Local; International; Provincial/territorial; Short-haul; Long-haul
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

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Advertised until

2022-06-14

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