driver, truck

Full Time

Harlen Trucking Inc.

Pay

  • $28 an hour

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Location

Brampton, ON

Full job description

    • Work Term: Permanent
    • Work Language: English
    • Hours: 40 hours per week
    • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

Work setting

    • Willing to relocate
    • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

    • Address customers’ complaints or concerns
    • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
    • Mountain driving expertise
    • Owner-operator business skills
    • Professionalism in customer service
    • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
    • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
    • Load and unload goods
    • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
    • 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 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
    • Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

Documentation knowledge

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

Type of trucking and equipment

    • Flatbed
    • Logging, highway
    • Refrigerated
    • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience

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

Transportation/travel experience

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

Security and safety

    • Valid passport
    • Driver’s validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

    • Drive manual transmission vehicle
    • Own vehicle
    • Valid driver’s licence
    • Willing to travel cross-border
    • Willing to travel for extended periods
    • Willing to travel internationally
    • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

    • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Parking available

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