Double M Farms

Tractor-trailer Truck Driver

Job description

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

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

Communication Systems Experience

  • Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trip reports

Personal Suitability

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

Security and Safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Regional
  • Short-haul

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Dry bulk
  • Dump truck
  • Flatbed
  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Tractor-trailer A train
  • Tractor-trailer B train

Weather Forecasting Experience

  • Agriculture

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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 brake adjustments
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • 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

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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