• Truck driver, long haul
  • Location
    31537 Blueridge Drive, Abbotsford, BC| British Columbia
  • Job ID
    13951
  • Views
    165
  • Date Posted
    08-06-2021
  • Expiry Date
    05-12-2021
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD 26.50
  • Min. Experience
    Will train
  • Min. Education
    Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Details
Transport truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and materials over urban, interurban, provincial and international routes. They are employed by transportation, manufacturing, distribution and moving companies, and trucking employment service agencies, or they may be self-employed. This unit group also includes drivers of special purpose trucks and shunters who move trailers to and from loading docks within trucking yards or lots.
Job Description
This group perform some or all of the following duties:
Long-haul transport truck drivers
Operate and drive primarily tractor-trailor, long-combination vehicle and straight-body trucks weighing over 4500 kg to transport goods and materials over long distances
Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods
Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turning signals, brakes and cold storage
Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods
Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain log books
Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers
May perform emergency roadside repairs
May drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
May transport hazardous products or dangerous goods.
Short-haul and local transport truck drivers
Operate and drive primarily straight trucks to transport goods and materials mainly on local routes and short interurban routes
Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle such as condition of equipment, and loading and unloading of cargo
May drive special purpose trucks such as tow trucks, dump trucks, hydrovac trucks or cement mixing trucks.

How to apply
By email
fortustransport@wlconsultants.ca