Job requirements

No degree, certificate or diploma

3 years to less than 5 years

Own Tools/Equipment
Tools, Hard hat, Steel-toed safety boots, Cellular phone

Security and Safety
Valid passport, Criminal record check, Drug test, Medical exam, Driver’s validity licence check, Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel for extended periods, Drive manual transmission vehicle, Travel expenses paid by employer, Valid driver’s licence, Willing to travel overnight

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Attention to detail, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Sitting

Work Location Information
Remote location

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility, Organized, Reliability, Judgement, Team player, Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication

Additional Skills
Mountain driving expertise, Address customers’ complaints or concerns, Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques, Professionalism in customer service

Communication Systems Experience
Citizens band (CB) radio, Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment, Trip recorder (on-board computer)

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

Specific Skills
Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials, Transport and handle dangerous goods, Drive lighter, special purpose trucks, Load and unload goods, Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo, Receive and relay information to central dispatch, Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes, Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle, Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment, Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations, Perform brake adjustments, Pay and receive payments for goods, Perform emergency roadside repairs, Perform preventive maintenance

Transportation/Travel Experience
Local, Long-haul, Short-haul

Type of Trucking and Equipment
Roll-off truck, Stone slinger, Tractor-trailer B train, Tractor-trailer A train, Liquid bulk, Tractor-trailer, Extended length tractor-trailer combination

Weight Handling
Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
S-100 basic fire suppression and safety training, Air Brakes Endorsement, Bear awareness Certification, Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles), Working at heights training, Defensive Driving Course, Pro-Trucker/Smart Driver (fuel efficiency) Training, Skid Control Training, Professional Driver Improvement Certificate, Driver’s License (Class 1 or A), Commercial Driver Registration Program (CDRP) Card, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate, Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate, First Aid Certificate, Extended Trailer Combination Permit or Endorsement, Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate

Employment groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada

How to apply
By email

By mail
187 Timberstone Way

Red Deer, AB

T4P 0K9

Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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