Driver, Long Haul

March 26, 2024
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Job Description

Location: Canada

Languages:
English

Education:
No degree, certificate or diploma
Experience:
Will train

 

Responsibilities

 

Address customers’ complaints or concerns

Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques

Mountain driving expertise

Owner-operator business skills

Professionalism in customer service

Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations

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

Pay and receive payments for goods

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

Additional information

Security and safety

Basic security clearance

Personal suitability

Efficient interpersonal skills

Excellent oral communication

Excellent written communication

Flexibility

Judgement

Organized

Reliability

Team player