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Truck driver needed in Canada by BLUE OAK TRANSPORT LTD. 

Pick up goods and materials, verify loads for accuracy, and deliver them as instructed. Load and unload cargo. Responsible for basic vehicle maintenance; comply with all safe work practices, policies, and processes at all times. Complete and verify paperwork for accuracy.

Truck drivers typically transport materials and goods among manufacturing, distribution and retail centers. Some also perform sales and customer service as part of the job. Other duties include inspecting their vehicles for mechanical issues relating to safe operation, and basic repair work. Use our free job description template below to create an ad that attracts great drivers to your company.

Job details

  •  Location: Inglewood, ON
  •  Salary: $24.50HOUR hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Vacancies: 3 vacancies

We are looking for a licensed truck driver who will be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of goods and other articles of trade to our customers. You will be tasked with driving and maintaining trucks that will be assigned to you, as well as working closely with our team of dispatchers in order to plan routes and track deliveries.

A Class A CDL or commercial driver license is required. Successful candidates must have a clean driving record and must pass a drug and alcohol test.

Truck Driver Responsibilities:

  • Drive long distances to deliver goods to customers.
  • Load and unload cargo.
  • Record cargo deliveries.
  • Refuel and clean vehicle.
  • Report road incidents to the dispatcher.
  • Follow traffic laws.
  • Inspect trucks and record issues.
  • Follow accident procedures.
  • Keep an activities log and log hours.
  • Report mechanical problems to maintenance personnel.
  • Plan routes using GPS system.
  • Get goods to the client on time.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with customers.
  • Keep commercial driver license up to date.

Truck Driver Requirements:

  • Class A CDL or commercial driver license.
  • Current TWIC card.
  • Must pass drug and alcohol test.
  • Must have clean driving record.
  • Must provide current MVR.
  • Must provide a medical certificate.
  • High school diploma.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

AZ class license

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills
Transport and handle dangerous goods; Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Pay and receive payments for goods; Perform brake adjustments; 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; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations; Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes; 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; Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Additional Skills
Address customers’ complaints or concerns
Security and Safety
Drug test; Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel cross-border; Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload; Overtime required
Personal Suitability
Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

jag@blueoaktransport.com

Advertised until

2022-07-18

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