• Long Haul Truck Driver
  • Location
    233 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS| Nova Scotia
  • Job ID
    9025
  • Views
    118
  • Date Posted
    25-10-2019
  • Expiry Date
    22-04-2020
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD 17.95
  • Min. Experience
    1 to less than 7 months
  • Min. Education
    Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Details

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel internationally, Willing to travel overnight

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Large workload, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Overtime required, Physically demanding

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate, Various locations

Personal Suitability

Flexibility, Reliability, Judgement, Team player

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service, Address customers' complaints or concerns

Job Description

Documentation Knowledge

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

Specific Skills

Load and unload goods, Perform preventive maintenance, Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Pay and receive payments for goods, Perform emergency roadside repairs, Transport and handle dangerous goods, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes, Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Transportation/Travel Experience

Local, Short-haul, Provincial/territorial, International, Regional, Long-haul

Type of Trucking and Equipment

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

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)