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Transport driver

Company:
Grico Transport
Location:
Bedford, NS, B4B 0Y3, Canada
Salary:
21.00 per hour
Posted:
February 22, 2021

Description:

Transport driver

Job details

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Security and Safety

Valid passport, Criminal record check, Basic security clearance, Drug test, Driver's validity licence check, Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel cross-border, Willing to travel for extended periods, Willing to travel internationally, Drive manual transmission vehicle, Travel expenses paid by employer, Valid driver's licence, Willing to travel overnight

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail, Large workload, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Overtime required, Physically demanding, Sitting

Work Location Information

Remote location, Room and board provided, Various locations

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Reliability, Judgement, Team player, Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication

Additional Skills

Mountain driving expertise, Address customers' complaints or concerns, Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques, Professionalism in customer service

Communication Systems Experience

Citizens band (CB) radio, Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Documentation Knowledge

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

Specific Skills

Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Transport and handle dangerous goods, Load and unload goods, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, 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, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations, Perform brake adjustments, Perform emergency roadside repairs, Perform preventive maintenance

Transportation/Travel Experience

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

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Tractor-trailer B train, Dry bulk, Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles), Logging, off-highway, Flatbed, Tractor-trailer A train, Refrigerated, Liquid bulk, Tractor-trailer, Extended length tractor-trailer combination, Logging, highway

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

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

AZ class license

How to apply

By email

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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