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Long Haul Truck Driver

Winnipeg - MB, Manitoba,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-87922
 
Employer
:
East West Express Inc
 
Job Category
:
Driving
 
Posting Date
:
November 24, 2020
 
Expiry date
:
July 23, 2021
 
Vacancies
:
1
 
Website
:
 
Salary
:
26.40/Hr
 
 
 
 

We are looking to hire 2 truck drivers for our company. Our ideal candidate is efficient, responsible and safe. Our truck drivers should be able to co-ordinate with a team, while working and problem-solving independently on the road. We require candidates with a clean driving record and proper air brake endorsements to operate our commercial vehicles. Drivers must accurately maintain driving logs and be able to administer bills of lading.


 Transport goods and materials from manufacturing plant to warehouses, rail yards, distribution centres and other provinces


Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods


Perform pre-trip, enroute and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turning signals, brakes and cold storage


Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safety procedures for transporting goods


Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes


Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption


Document and log work/rest periods and kilometers spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts


Inspect for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance


Load and unload the cargo off truck including supervision


Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain log books


Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers


Perform emergency roadside repairs


Keep interior of vehicle clean of debris and clutter


 


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:


No formal education requirements


No experience required, on-the-job training will be provided


Ability to communicate in English


Driver's License (Class 1 or A) is required


Air Brake (Z) Endorsement is required


 


WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES:


Repetitive tasks


Handling heavy loads


Attention to detail


Sitting for extended periods


Willing to travel overnight, cross-border and for extended periods


 


ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:


Effective interpersonal skills


Flexibility and Judgement


Must be a team player, reliable and organized


Must be available for all hours of operations and shifts including overtime and weekend work as required


 


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Permanent Full-time, Long-term.


 


Preference given to applicants who are Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Vulnerable Youth.