NW Transport Employees Inc.

Truck Driver, Long Distance

Job description

Tasks

  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Communication Systems Experience

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Trip recorder (on-board computer)

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trip reports

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Long-haul
  • National

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Extended length tractor-trailer combination
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer A train
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Language

  • English

* If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.


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