truck driver

Milton, Ontario, ca
Company: Canadian Flatbeds Ltd.
Category: Transportation
Published on 2021-03-15 16:18:56

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

  • AZ class license
  • 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
  • Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • 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
  • 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

  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Valid passport
  • Own Tools/Equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Transportation/Travel Experience

  • 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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