Staffing Ability

Truck Driver

Job Description

Vacancy Required: 3
NOC: 7511
Salary: $24.35 hourly
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
English Required
Employer: Christopher’s Trucking
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Location: Forteau, NL
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
JOB DESCRIPTION
Specific Skills
Perform preventive maintenance
Perform emergency roadside repairs
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
Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
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
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
Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills
Professionalism in customer service

Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer
Flatbed
Refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Experience
Local
Provincial/territorial
Short-haul
Long-haul

Security and Safety
Criminal record check;

Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver’s licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle;

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload; Overtime required;

Work Location Information
Remote location; Various locations; Willing to relocate;

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized;

EDUCATION
Languages
English

Education
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience

Experience
1 year to less than 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

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