long haul truck driver

long haul truck driver

04 Jan
Western Pacific Transport Ltd.

04 Jan

Western Pacific Transport Ltd.


- or equivalent experience

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

- Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

- Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

- Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

- Accident or incident reports

- Trip reports

- Maintenance and repair reports

- Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

- Driver logbook

- Bill of lading

Communication Systems Experience

- Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

- Trip recorder (on-board computer)

- Citizens band (CB) radio

Additional Skills

- Professionalism in customer service

Specific Skills

- Perform preventive maintenance

- Perform emergency roadside repairs

- Perform brake adjustments

- Load and unload goods

- Receive and relay information to central dispatch

- Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials

- Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy

- Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment

- 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

Security and Safety

- Driver's validity licence check

- Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

- Willing to travel cross-border

- Willing to travel for extended periods

- Willing to travel overnight

- Valid driver's licence

- Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

- Attention to detail

- Sitting

- Overtime required

Work Location Information

- Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

- Tractor-trailer

- Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)

Transportation/Travel Experience

- Regional

- National

- International

- Provincial/territorial

- Long-haul

Personal Suitability

- Effective interpersonal skills

- Flexibility

- Team player

- Excellent oral communication

- Excellent written communication

- Judgement

- Reliability

- Organized