18 Apr 2024

Long-Haul Truck Driver

  • KARNAL FREIGHT SYSTEM – Posted by Employer
  • Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Job ID : 92938
  • Category : Transportation
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $26 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2023-03-18
  • Posting Date : 18 Apr 2024
  • Expiry Date : 18 May 2024

NOTE: This job listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!

Description

Vacancies: 2 Vacancies

Languages: English

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Experience: Will train

Work setting: Remote location, Various locations

Responsibilities:

Tasks

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • 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
  • 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

Credentials:

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)

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
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment:

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

Communication systems experience:

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

Transportation/travel experience:

  • International, Long-haul, Provincial/territorial

Additional information:

Security and safety

  • Valid passport
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information:

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

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:

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability:

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

 

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How to Apply

By email:

hiring@kfreights.com

By mail:

35 Bloom Lane suite 207, Bedford, NS, B4B 2E6

How-to-apply instructions:

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Proof of the requested certifications

This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Job Categories: Transportation. Job Types: Full-Time.

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