DUMP TRUCK DRIVER

March 26, 2024
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Job Description

Overview

Languages

English

Location: Canada

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Work setting
Relocation costs covered by employer

Responsibilities

Professionalism in customer service
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
Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo

Credentials
Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
AZ class license
DZ class license

Experience and specialization

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

Communication systems experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Additional information

Security and safety

Basic security clearance

Driver’s validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Valid driver’s licence

Willing to travel for extended periods

Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

Attention to detail

Handling heavy loads

Large workload

Overtime required

Physically demanding

Repetitive tasks

Sitting

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

Cellular phone

Personal suitability

Efficient interpersonal skills

Excellent oral communication

Judgement

Organized

Reliability

Team player

 

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer

Travel insurance

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

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