Truck Driver

Posted on Jul 10

Gravity Logistics Ltd.

Edmonton, AB

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Are you willing to relocate for this position?; What is your current level of study?; What is your current field of study?; What is the highest level of study you have completed?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

Transportation/Travel Experience

Regional; National; Local; Provincial/territorial; Short-haul; Long-haul

Type of Trucking and Equipment Tractor-trailer; Flatbed

Work Location Information

Various locations; Willing to relocate; Relocation costs covered by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Overtime required

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle; Willing to travel for extended periods; Willing to travel overnight; Valid driver's licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle; Willing to travel internationally

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

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check; Valid passport

Weight Handling Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Additional Skills

Address customers' complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service

Communication Systems Experience

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

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

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; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; 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

Experience 1 year to less than 2 years

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

Driver's License (Class 1 or A); Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) Certificate; Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks); Air Brakes Endorsement


Secondary (high) school graduation certificateor equivalent experience

Languages English

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